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Sir Graeme Harrison has a beef with Indonesia

Anzco Foods chairman Sir Graeme Harrison says the NZ beef trade has been impeded by the Indonesian Government’s decision to introduce quotas. “My own company Anzco Foods is New Zealand’s second largest beef exporter,” Sir Graeme told the Indonesia Forum. “We, along with others in the meat industry, have benefitted from …

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John Key at the Indonesia Forum 2012

Caption: Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan and Prime Minister John Key

Comment  By Brierley Penn Potential was the common theme underlying the speech of the Prime Minister, and in fact, the conference as a whole, at the Indonesia Forum. New Zealand’s relationship with Indonesia is one of strength, however, it is imperative to build upon this further to capitalize on the …

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Indonesia in Brief – Part 2

Infographic  By Brierley Penn In part two of our focus on Indonesia, we take a look at the challenges presented to those considering doing business in Indonesia. There’s really no way around it – Indonesia is not known as a country in which it is easy to conduct business. The …

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Countering Corruption in Indonesia

By Brierley Penn Red tape, uncertainty and corruption have gone unacknowledged and ignored by high-ranking Indonesian officials until recent times but were highlighted as the greatest challenges to attracting international business to the nation at the recent Indonesia Forum in Auckland. The Indonesian Government has set an objective to rid …

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NZ plans to step-up efforts to attract Indonesian students

By Brierley Penn New Zealand is not only losing its own students to Australia, but we’re also missing out when it comes to attracting foreign students to our shores. Each year, more then 1.7 million students graduate from high schools in Indonesia – many of whom look at attaining an …

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Social Media in Indonesia

By Brierley Penn Indonesia has developed a love affair with social media, and the tool should be one of vital importance to the marketing strategy of any New Zealand business entering the Indonesian market. Over 46 million Indonesians are currently subscribed to Facebook, making it the world’s second largest user …

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NZ flight links to Bali and Jakarta stepping up

High passenger numbers for the 2012 season has sparked Air New Zealand to schedule another Auckland-Denpasar service next year. A Boeing 767-300 aircraft will operate twice weekly non-stop Auckland – Denpasar services for from 1 June to 15 October. This is three weeks longer than the 2012 season, again reflecting …

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Tim Groser on stage at important WTO forum

Trade Minister Minister Tim Groser is playing down expectations that he will have a tilt at the top job in global trade. But it is inevitable that the potential for a Groser run at the role of director-general of the World Trade Organisation will be discussed around the edges of …

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