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TPP negotiators duck “sensitive issues”

Trade analysts and stakeholders in Auckland for the TPP talks have told newzealandinc.com not to expect any progress on “sensitive” issues – including agricultural access – during this the 15th round of negotiations. It’s all “too hard”; “too early” – which doesn’t really cut it if this deal is to …

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TPP anything but plain sailing

The US is in the box seat for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations but despite the Americans’ clear negotiating clout – obvious on the outskirts of the TPP talks at SkyCity Convention Centre – things are not plain sailing. The powerful US Chamber of Commerce has made it …

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NZ well positioned for 2050, says Economist executive editor

“Surpringly well positioned for 2050”. That is how Daniel Franklin, editor of The Economist summed up New Zealand’s long-term economic position. Population growth was cited as a critical driver for growth, much the same as the Asian economy. That same Asian economy will be relied on to sustain continued growth also says …

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Around the Web Special – TPP

Updated  With TPP front and centre on New Zealand’s agenda this next fortnight as Auckland plays host to the 15th round of negotiations, newzealandinc.com is running some special around the webs to gauge what’s being said about TPP around the globe. The New Zealand Herald  TPP anything but plain sailing  Fran O’Sullivan …

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