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NZ-China FTA

About the Agreement The NZ-China FTA was signed on the 7th of April 2008 in Beijing and came into effect on 1 October 2008. Historically, New Zealand has enjoyed a very good relationship with China. In what would become a series of “firsts” between the two counties, New Zealand was the first developed country to conclude...

China: the view from Ground Zero

NZCTA Executive Committee member and entrepreneur / consultant, Chris Lipscombe, takes China Now readers on a guided tour of his journey to found Ground Zero, a New Zealand consulting company with China-business expertise. Back in 2000, when I chose the name Ground Zero for my consulting company, the phrase was a reasonably innocuous...

Chinese Businesses Told to Prepare for ASEAN FTA

China has instructed businesses to brace for the upcoming Free Trade Area with Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) when it takes effect in January 1, 2010. For the full story click here.  Souce:

Details of China trade agreement signing revealed

NZPA  Our economy may never be the same after next week. It's been confirmed today that Prime Minister Helen Clark will lead a delegation of no less than 150 to Beijing for the signing of New Zealand's ground-breaking Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China on April 7. Trade Minister Phil Goff and Education and Ethnic Affairs...

NZCTA Commentary - May

The FTA has been signed, 190 Business Delegates supported the Government Mission at the grand signing in Beijing and now the Government has to go through the processes of parliamentary approval, which should cause little more than superficial obstuction as both main parties support it. So New Zealand exporters will enjoy the...

FTA - an alternative view

The optimism and euphoria of the China Free Trade Agreement no doubt has exceeded the Government's expectations. By 2010 meaningful tariffs for most manufacturers will have disappeared. When tariffs got that low in the CER they were removed. The reliance on land-based exports, which do not reflect the true cost of production, is...

Solid exporter support for FTA but advice and information paramount

Exporters set their sights on China, but are looking for support to achieve success. A survey of more than 140 New Zealand exporters, by DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, has found that 63 per cent of exporters stated a Free Trade Agreement with China would have a positive impact on their company. Of the...

Support for FTA with China rising says poll

Support for the Government's high profile free trade agreement with China is increasing, with a Herald -DigiPoll survey showing some people have moved from having no firm view on the deal to backing it since more details emerged. The poll puts support for the Chinese deal at 49.1 per cent, up 4.4 per cent from when the same survey question...

EYe on China: Factoring taxes into the equation

Experts from Ernst & Young's Tax team discuss the Tax landscape in China and its inherent challenges and opportunities for New Zealand businesses. As the ink dries on the FTA, the respective Governments have done their part and it is time for business to take up the challenge of ensuring the China New Zealand Free Trade Agreement...

Export Opinion: Q&A with DHL Express General Manager

China Now talks to DHL Express General Manager, Derek Anderson. Are there any specific additional freight risks when importing or exporting to China, as opposed to markets with more advanced logistics systems (e.g. security, tracing goods, and damage)? How can these best be managed from New Zealand? Logistics is a risk business no matter...

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