MFAT

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25th Mar 19, 5:11pm
Second time lucky... Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday; Trip cut short due to terror attacks
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Second time lucky... Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday; Trip cut short due to terror attacks
25th Mar 19, 5:11pm
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4th Mar 19, 6:33pm
Shipley to retire as China Construction Bank NZ Chair in wake of Mainzeal ruling; Ardern says Shipley's position on board of taxpayer-funded NZ China Council 'not a matter for Government'
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Shipley to retire as China Construction Bank NZ Chair in wake of Mainzeal ruling; Ardern says Shipley's position on board of taxpayer-funded NZ China Council 'not a matter for Government'
4th Mar 19, 6:33pm
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28th Feb 19, 12:55pm
Winston Peters commits to giving Fijian military more support as countries engage in 'reinvigorated relations'; Welcomes more seasonal workers from Fiji
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Winston Peters commits to giving Fijian military more support as countries engage in 'reinvigorated relations'; Welcomes more seasonal workers from Fiji
28th Feb 19, 12:55pm
16th Oct 18, 6:19am
China side-lined in NZ/Japan talks on development in the Pacific and the CPTPP
China side-lined in NZ/Japan talks on development in the Pacific and the CPTPP
16th Oct 18, 6:19am
1st Oct 18, 9:31am
Keith Woodford describes how Fonterra entrapped itself into factory farming in China
Keith Woodford describes how Fonterra entrapped itself into factory farming in China
1st Oct 18, 9:31am
17th Aug 18, 10:04am
Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
Gareth Vaughan on when climate change was almost stopped, the theft of the century, debt piled on your children's children, tech bubbles, easy debt and a declining ability to think long-term & more
17th Aug 18, 10:04am
2nd Aug 18, 12:31pm
While there may be bumps in the road at present, MFAT's key negotiator sees bright prospects for our primary products and the story they can tell. Non-tariff barriers are the greater threat, he says
While there may be bumps in the road at present, MFAT's key negotiator sees bright prospects for our primary products and the story they can tell. Non-tariff barriers are the greater threat, he says
2nd Aug 18, 12:31pm
17th Jul 18, 9:13am
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
17th Jul 18, 9:13am
11th Jul 18, 2:35pm
It has been three months since the Prime Minister wrote to US President Donald Trump asking for an exemption to new tariffs – so why has there been so little development?
It has been three months since the Prime Minister wrote to US President Donald Trump asking for an exemption to new tariffs – so why has there been so little development?
11th Jul 18, 2:35pm
14th May 18, 5:02pm
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
14th May 18, 5:02pm
9th May 18, 6:38am
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters unveils $900 million funding increase to help ‘rebuild our place in the world’
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters unveils $900 million funding increase to help ‘rebuild our place in the world’
9th May 18, 6:38am
3rd Apr 18, 12:31pm
The Minister of Trade says the retaliatory 128 Chinese tariffs on US products is a 'measured' response from the People’s Republic and won’t impact NZ’s economy
The Minister of Trade says the retaliatory 128 Chinese tariffs on US products is a 'measured' response from the People’s Republic and won’t impact NZ’s economy
3rd Apr 18, 12:31pm
5th Mar 18, 3:34pm
Trade Minister David Parker is concerned Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs will lead to retaliatory action by other countries with agriculture potentially hit by tariffs too
Trade Minister David Parker is concerned Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs will lead to retaliatory action by other countries with agriculture potentially hit by tariffs too
5th Mar 18, 3:34pm
22nd Dec 16, 8:06am
IMF and FSB warn anti-money laundering rules need tweaking so the Pacific Islands aren't shut out of the global banking system and the integrity of the world's financial system isn't put at risk
IMF and FSB warn anti-money laundering rules need tweaking so the Pacific Islands aren't shut out of the global banking system and the integrity of the world's financial system isn't put at risk
22nd Dec 16, 8:06am
12th Oct 15, 6:21pm
PM says TPP carved out ability for NZ to impose land tax or stamp duty on non-resident buyers; says Labour Govt could still flout TPP and impose foreign buyers ban
PM says TPP carved out ability for NZ to impose land tax or stamp duty on non-resident buyers; says Labour Govt could still flout TPP and impose foreign buyers ban
12th Oct 15, 6:21pm
11th Oct 15, 5:02am
Bernard Hickey argues the TPP's proponents should not be surprised by the ungrateful response, but that luckily, it was a bullet dodged rather than the free trade triumph
Bernard Hickey argues the TPP's proponents should not be surprised by the ungrateful response, but that luckily, it was a bullet dodged rather than the free trade triumph
11th Oct 15, 5:02am
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7th Oct 15, 11:03am
MFAT says TPP effectively prevents future ban on foreign buying of property; TPP rules also apply to non-TPP countries such as China; TPP also doubles threshold for Overseas Investment Act rules; Labour worried
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MFAT says TPP effectively prevents future ban on foreign buying of property; TPP rules also apply to non-TPP countries such as China; TPP also doubles threshold for Overseas Investment Act rules; Labour worried
7th Oct 15, 11:03am
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6th Oct 15, 7:50am
TPP deal finally done; PM says deal eliminates tariffs for 93% of NZ exports to US, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Peru; Dairy companies disappointed with deal; Beef tariffs removed; drug costs to rise
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TPP deal finally done; PM says deal eliminates tariffs for 93% of NZ exports to US, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Peru; Dairy companies disappointed with deal; Beef tariffs removed; drug costs to rise
6th Oct 15, 7:50am
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5th Oct 15, 10:17am
Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement near completion; Drug patents and auto parts access deals said done; dairy access for NZ still in the air; News conference delayed to 1 pm NZT
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Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement near completion; Drug patents and auto parts access deals said done; dairy access for NZ still in the air; News conference delayed to 1 pm NZT
5th Oct 15, 10:17am
8th Jul 15, 6:01am
Govt vague on how it'll fulfill ambitions of doubling the amount of capital migrants bring to NZ in three years to $7 billion
Govt vague on how it'll fulfill ambitions of doubling the amount of capital migrants bring to NZ in three years to $7 billion
8th Jul 15, 6:01am

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