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How to use China’s Negative Lists and Foreign Investment...

Entry into the Chinese market is regulated by the country’s negative lists ...

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NZ China Council Investment Report “Understanding Chinese...

Our investment report “Understanding Chinese Investment in New Zealand” ...

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NZ China Council names former Consul General as Executive Director

The New Zealand China Council has appointed Rachel Maidment as its new Executive ...

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A Glance At NZ Trade With China After The Coronavirus Outbreak –...

Daily trade data for the last four weeks and a day gives an updated glance at New ...

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UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing ...

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New Zealand – China Trade Update Part 1

New Zealand – China Trade Update Part 1

By Kefeng Chu - Director, China Operations at NZTE Wellington Welcome to the first in a new series of articles from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), New Zealand’s economic development and trade promotion agency. NZTE’s job is to make a difference for New Zealand by helping businesses grow bigger,...

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Fonterra to Invest in Two New Farms in China

Fonterra to Invest in Two New Farms in China

Fonterra recently unveiled the next step in its strategy to build a high-quality, sustainable fresh local milk supply in China, announcing plans to develop two new large-scale dairy farms in Hebei province. Chief Executive Theo Spierings made the announcement at the official opening of Fonterra’s second farm in...

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NZ Jewellery Designers win contract to design for major Chinese jewellery brand

NZ Jewellery Designers win contract to design for major ...

Wellington jewellery designers, The Inspired Collection have just signed a contract with major Chinese jewellery company, Hiersun to create an exclusive collection for the Chinese market. The collection will feature in more than 200 of Hiersun’s ‘I Do’ branded stores throughout China. The...

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NZCTA Comvita Profile

NZCTA Comvita Profile

NZCTA Comvita Profile By Julie Chadwick, Communications Manager, Comvita New Zealand Limited Enquiries to: Julie.Chadwick@comvita.com Comvita is a publicly-listed, global natural health and beauty products company with a strong New Zealand heritage. The Company was founded in 1974 by Claude Stratford at the...

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MBA student teams investigate opportunities in southern China

MBA student teams investigate opportunities in southern China

By Paul Hoskin Export opportunities for New Zealand companies are immense in southern China, but the risks of a poorly planned and executed market entry plan or growth strategy can be high. Thorough and objective investigation of the market and opportunity is necessary. Engaging with New Zealand businesses to perform...

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China-Australia Trade: As Much About Machinery as Resources

China-Australia Trade: As Much About Machinery as Resources

The China-Australia trade relationship is well-known for the flow of natural resources from Australia to China. Yet in the other direction, China has in the last decade become the leading supplier to Australia of machinery and electronic equipment. The two bubble charts below in Figure 1 illustrates the progress that China...

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Grand Designs: an Italian master class for collaborating with China

Grand Designs: an Italian master class for collaborating ...

Italian Minister Renato Brunetta outlines how Italy is fostering innovation with China. The Italian Minister for Administration and Innovation, Renato Brunetta, has become famous for his ‘Brunetta Reforms’, introducing systematic innovation into Italy’s public sector. The reforms were also the subject of...

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International Investors Flock to China’s Pig Breeding Market

International Investors Flock to China’s Pig Breeding ...

The surge in China’s pork prices between May and June may have increased the anti-inflation challenge facing Chinese politicians and undermined the confidence of middle class consumers, but it has also exposed a string of attractive business opportunities to international investors. Various companies – not only...

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Food Safety in China in 2011

Food Safety in China in 2011

The past few months have been a particularly active period for food safety issues in China. The fact that something is wrong with the food that we are eating in China adds a panicky element to these food scandals that have cropped up with worrying frequency in recent months. The fact that there is deliberate malfeasance...

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New China Sourcing Opportunities in China's Steel Industry

New China Sourcing Opportunities in China's Steel Industry

Chinese low-end steel products like billets and hot-rolled coils are no longer favourable targets for foreign buyers. Instead, China’s steel industry is becoming a higher value-added supply base. China is the world’s largest steel manufacturer and is still growing fast in terms of output, product range and...

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Confidence in Uncertainty: The Fundamentals of China’s Lasting Commitment to Australia

Confidence in Uncertainty: The Fundamentals of China’s ...

Amidst hefty resource tax policies and an unexpected leadership change in Australia, China remains steadfast in its commitment to a sustainable long-term engagement with Australia. By Barbie Co The deals signed by former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in June this year are a...

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Interview with a Chinese “Balinghou”

Interview with a Chinese “Balinghou”

Keen to see the world through the eyes of a 28 year old Chinese graduate working in Beijing? Linda Liu is as an HR Assistant for Founder Century, a Chinese IT distributor. She belongs to China's "balinghou" generation. See what Linda has to say about her generation, the Shanghai Expo and Lord of The Rings....

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