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Day 3: Visiting Olympus

On the Road - USA  After both an interesting and thought provoking first day of the Partnership Forum, the second and final session of the program began with an address from our Trade Minister Tim Groser. He set the stage for a day of discussion focused more towards the public …

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Alan Bersin: Homeland Security in a context of global trade

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By Brierley Penn “Information is power,” said Alan Bersin, US Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer in his address to the US-NZ Partnership Forum this morning. But the traditional messages that we have taken from this, that power derives from hiding and preserving information, …

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US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum 2013 Twitter Feed – Day 2

newzealandinc.com brings you all of the best from the social media space at the US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum taking place in Washington D.C. Tim Groser: US could achieve “reverse takeover” of the WTO via #TTP and TTIP #USNZnext — Chye-Ching Huang (@dashching) May 21, 2013   “A plan without a …

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Gabriel Makhlouf becomes moderate

Treasury secretary Gabs Makhlouf asked panel what keeps them awake at night in relation to TPP. Cal Cohen – a nightmare that the negotiations not include the US. Urge the negotiators to achieve high standards but do expeditiously. Can’t expect Canada to open up dairy market if we won’t open …

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Day 2: Getting Started

On the Road - USA  By Brierley Penn It is difficult to believe that we have been in D.C. for just 48 hours with the amount that has been packed in since our arrival. Last night, following a day spent recovering from jet lag and exploring the sights of the …

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On the Road USA: Welcome to Washington

On the Road - USA  After brief detours in Samoa, Hawaii and Los Angeles, we’re finally here in DC. Flying on the Airforce Boeing was certainly an experience – amazing food and so much room, the VHS based entertainment system was an interesting touch though. Keen as ever, we hadn’t …

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Stellar team of former US trade reps talk the big game on TPP

Six USTRs (United States Trade Representatives) shared their Olympian insights into the intricacies of global trade at the Pacific Partnership forum in Washington this week. The big talking points were the opportunities and realities of the TPP negotiations, the US EU international trade and investment agreement, and the WTO. The …

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US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum 2013 Twitter Feed – Day 1

newzealandinc.com brings you all of the best from the social media space at the US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum taking place in Washington D.C. Former President of the World Bank Robert Zoellick #USNZnext “developing countries hold 70% of worlds resources ” twitter.com/tobyjordan19/s… — Toby Jordan (@tobyjordan19) May 20, 2013 Bob Zoellick …

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What’s Up? United States – New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum

WHAT: 2013 US-NZ Pacific Partnership Form, a global gathering of 275+ game-changing thought leaders from business, government and non-profits, showcasing examples of what’s next for US-NZ relations and in the Asia-Pacific region. WHO: William J. Burns, US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Hormats, US Under Secretary of State for Economic …

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New research emphasises importance of US-NZ trade

With the 2013 Pacific Partnership Forum just days away from opening, new research has been released reinforcing the importance of the United States as a trading partner for New Zealand. The research, commissioned by the NZ US Council was conducted by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research and analyses …

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