The announcement came through overnight that trade officials from New Zealand, the United States, Japan, and 9 other Pacific rim nations have agreed after years of negotiations on the largest regional trade deal in history. NZ INC. has compiled the best tweets of the web on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, so that you don’t have to.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Media release: Red meat sector welcomes TPP conclusion http://t.co/SkmmwEcLQV
— Beef + Lamb NZ (@NZBeefLamb) October 5, 2015
John Wilson disappointed the deal falls short of TPP’s ambition to eliminate all tariffs, but sees useful gains: http://t.co/Z8qR5WTGic
— Fonterra (@Fonterra) October 5, 2015
NZ dairy giant Fonterra on #TPP 'Entrenched protectionism by the US dairy industry ensured the deal on dairy failed to reach its potential.'
— Warwick Long (@Warwick_Long) October 5, 2015
— John Key (@johnkeypm) October 5, 2015
Disappointed we couldn’t get more concessions on dairy in TPP, but increased access to big markets still an improvement on what we have now
— Nathan Guy (@NathanGuyOtaki) October 5, 2015
Now the TPP is concluded the scaremongers can no longer make things up. The reality is that trade is a win-win. http://t.co/zPxCFrecOu
— David Seymour (@dbseymour) October 5, 2015
Congrats to Hon Tim Groser on the TPP success. What a marathon it's been. Increasing NZ's market by 800 Million customers. Champion!
— Melissa Lee (@melissaleemp) October 5, 2015
— New Zealand Labour (@nzlabour) October 5, 2015
Secrecy over #TPPA must end. Challenge to the National govt, give NZers a full and open public and parliamentary debate over details.
— Grant Robertson (@grantrobertson1) October 5, 2015
— Green Party NZ (@NZGreens) October 5, 2015