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NZ Inc’s Best of the Web: TPP

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TPP talks have stalled this month but are set to resume later in August- NZ Inc has collected the best of the web on the latest developments. Andrew Robb over at the Sydney Morning Herald says given the collapse in negotiations last week, it’s crunch time for the TPPA. – …

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Fonterra risks missing the boat, again

By Keith Woodford – NZ Herald Dairy firm lacks people who understand the impact of new, disruptive technologies, writes Keith Woodford. The Chinese Government may like Fonterra but Chinese companies find Fonterra arrogant and difficult to deal with. There is no escaping that Fonterra’s path forward has to be closely …

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China Markets Slump: The World Reacts – NZ INC’s Best of the Web

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Wednesday July 8 The Guardian leads with Chinese stocks tumbling again after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s failure to mention the deepening market crisis in a statement on the economy. Li had said yesterday before the market opened that China had the confidence and ability to deal with challenges faced by …

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Vale Craig Norgate (1965-2015)


As news of Craig Norgate’s sudden death rippled around the world –  friends, colleagues, and business partners took to social media to share their shock, grief, and war stories. Norgate was Fonterra’s first CEO and a galvanic business leader who died at just 50. NZ INC. checks in on some …

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WTO Secretariat Report on New Zealand – 5th review

“While the New Zealand economy has gathered momentum over the last few years, it faces important challenges, including high private foreign liabilities, slowing demand from some trading partners, volatile international commodity prices, a strong exchange rate, and a highly-indebted farm sector. Moreover, New Zealand’s labour productivity and income per capita …

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NZ US Partnership Forum: What’s next?


The NZ US Partnership Forum provided the opportunity to present recommendations for what should come next in the relationship between New Zealand and the United States. There was overwhelming support for New Zealand to lobby for entrepreneur visas, similar to the E-3 visas granted to Australians. New Zealand has a …

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USNZ Partnership Forum opens in Auckland – Next generation focus


NZUS Council chairman Simon Power has welcomed delegates to the sixth United States New Zealand Partnership Forum opening this evening in Auckland. “I would like to formally welcome our guests to New Zealand for this event, and thank them for their attendance and support,” says Power. “This biennial event is an …

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