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NZ INC. is focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, foreign policy, trade & investment. NZ INC.’s mission is to enable New Zealand businesses and business leaders to succeed internationally by staying informed on current issues, trends and challenges in key international regions.

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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2013: Hon Tim Groser “Opening Address”

By Tim Groser First, I would like to congratulate the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, NZ Inc and all the agencies and sponsors for putting this event together. I know and have worked with many of you on the New Zealand side over the years either on the China relationship or …

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Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett Chief Executive, Auckland Chamber of Commerce Biography Michael is Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce. He has developed close links with the international Chamber of Commerce network focussing on bilateral trade and international arbitration. More recently, Michael has worked closely with exporters representing the infant formula …

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Fran O’Sullivan

Fran O’Sullivan Managing Director, NZ INC. Biography Fran O’Sullivan is the director of NZ INC (Ltd) – publisher of the website which focuses on New Zealand’s business engagement with top markets. The website aims to provide “informed, influential and indispensable” news and commentary for New Zealand companies which …

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Hon Tim Groser

Hon Tim Groser Minister of Trade; Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs Biography Hon Tim Groser has represented New Zealand with distinction in a number of capacities, including being New Zealand’s Chief Negotiator in the GATT Uruguay Round. Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament in 2005, Mr Groser was New …

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2013 Programme

China Business Summit 2013: A Wake-Up Call 16 October 2013 Download programme  7.30 – 8.50am Breakfast and Scene-Setting: Big Picture for Summit Co-chair: Fran O’Sullivan Opening address by Hon TIM GROSER, Minister of Trade Michael Barnett, Summit Co-chair and CEO, Auckland Chamber Commerce Liu Feng, Managing Director, Cosco, Chairman, Chinese …

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2012: Theo Spierings

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Theo Spierings Chief Executive Officer, Fonterra Summary of presentation China Business Summit Links 2013 Video: Summit Presentation 2013 Article: ‘NASA of food safety and quality’ Biography: Theo Spierings

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