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2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism: Things to know

A mix of academics, policymakers, tourist attraction agencies and operators came ...

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Trade war will not derail China’s promise to open up its...

Road maps, timetables ‘already very clear’ and will be implemented, ...

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Opening of Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

Ni Men Hao Ambassadors, my fellow MPs, Mayors, Good evening everyone and welcome to ...

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Young lawyers' China delegation has eye-opening visit

In August 2018 a group of young lawyers from around New Zealand who share a common ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Our China footprint

Our China footprint

By Hon Tim Groser, Minister of Trade.  Let's try to agree on one simple point: making sure we have the right people in the right places overseas to advance New Zealand's external economic, political, development assistance and other interests is a classic example of a "work in progress". By definition,...

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Kick-starting your China Venture

Kick-starting your China Venture

By Jan Bierman.  Breaking into the China market successfully can seem like a daunting task for companies with limited or no experience of doing business there. The China market is several degrees more nuanced and complex than new market entrants initially expect, and they can find their China success stymied through a...

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Experience and Insights on Trading with China

Experience and Insights on Trading with China

PwC has kindly provided us with access to their survey on market access and trading with China. The government has set a goal of attaining annual trade between New Zealand and China of NZ$ 20 billion by 2015. A significant portion of this will be in exports. Over 100 New Zealand producers and exporters attended PwC's...

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Heaven on Earth in Hangzhou

Heaven on Earth in Hangzhou

By David Thomas One of my favourite trips last year was the short one day visit to Hangzhou, an up and coming industry powerhouse hub in China and often known for its beauty and charms. Located in southeast China in Zhejiang province, with a population of around 8.8million, Hangzhou is the provincial capital and as such,...

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Enforcing intellectual property rights in China

Enforcing intellectual property rights in China

Anton Blijlevens and Cici Cui report on China’s latest efforts to promote the protection of intellectual property within its borders. Are these efforts enough to give Kiwi exporters renewed confidence? To increase inward investment and boost the confidence of holders of Chinese intellectual property rights (IPRs),...

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Video: Adapting to the speed of the Chinese market

Video: Adapting to the speed of the Chinese market

From NZTE Entering the Chinese market is like driving on the autobahn at full speed with your lights on low beam: Exhilarating but dangerous. That's according to the Chief Executive of the Sealord Group Graham Stuart. Click HERE to watch.

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Trade is only PART of the China Story – Capital Investment is the other

Trade is only PART of the China Story – Capital ...

The Free Trade Agreement with China and its potential to increase trade may get all the headlines, but New Zealanders still need to be more “culturally strategic” to tap into the significant capital that Chinese are looking to invest overseas. If we get this right - culturally and from a business point of view...

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Setting Up a Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise in China

Setting Up a Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise in China

By: Eunice Ku, Dezan Shira & Associates A wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) is a company established in China according to Chinese laws and wholly owned by one or more foreign investors. A WFOE is a limited liability company, meaning that the liability of the shareholders is limited to the assets they brought to...

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China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone Enhancing Market Access for New Zealand Companies

China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone Enhancing Market ...

By Damon Paling After months of mounting anticipation the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Pilot Zone (FTPZ) was officially opened on 29 September 2013. Rather than being a “big bang” event a series of reform measures are to be released over the coming months and years. These changes may enhance China market...

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A New Era of Marketing New Zealand in China on Social Media

A New Era of Marketing New Zealand in China on Social Media

By Dr Hongzhi Gao and Dr Mary Tate, Victoria University of Wellington A new era of marketing with consumers has certainly come. Social media as a powerful tool to connect family, colleagues and friends together, has drawn increasing attention from marketing and information systems researchers and practitioners. In the...

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A New Era of Marketing New Zealand in China using Social Media

A New Era of Marketing New Zealand in China using Social ...

By Dr Hongzhi Gao and Dr Mary Tate, Victoria University of Wellington A new era of marketing with consumers has certainly come. Social media as a powerful tool to connect family, colleagues and friends together, has drawn increasing attention from marketing and information systems researchers and practitioners. In the...

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How and why to trademark in China

How and why to trademark in China

By Dan Harris, Co-author China Law Blog If you are doing business in or with China you should give serious thought to registering your trademarks in China. In particular, you should consider a China trademark registration for your trade-name, your logo and your service marks. Brand identity is critical for success in...

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