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Best on Twitter: Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

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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 ...

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John Key welcomes TPP as NZ’s biggest trade deal


Many concerns raised previously about TPP are not reflected in the final agreement. For example, consumers will not pay more for subsidised medicines as a result of TPP and the PHARMAC model will not change. Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the successful conclusion of negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

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TPP deal gives limited win for NZ dairy, US gives way on drug patents


Twelve Pacific Rim nations have reached a deal on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership in the American city of Atlanta, ending more than five years of negotiations to create the largest trade and investment pact since the Uruguay Round of the GATT trade agreement 20 years ago. However, New Zealand has barely ...

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NZ INC.’S Best of the Web: Trans-Pacific Partnership

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NZ INC. brings you the best Trans-Pacific Partnership coverage from around the web. Friday, October 2 John Key spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Asia Society this week, where he talked about China’s attitude towards the TPP and New Zealand’s place in it. See the video here.  ” ...

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OPI’s White sentenced to 250 hours community work, A$100,000 penalty


By Suze Metherell Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Craig White, a former director of OPI Pacific Finance, has been sentenced to 250 hours of community work and A$100,000 in reparations after pleading guilty to two Securities Act charges laid by the Financial Markets Authority. White pleaded guilty on Friday to two charges under ...

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Wynyard Group’s security software used to help catch global wildlife traffickers


By Fiona Rotherham Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Wynyard Group, the security software firm, says its software is being used to help track down global wildlife trafficking – the fourth-largest illegal trade in the world after drugs, humans and weapons. Auckland-based Wynyard’s investigative case management software is being used to help the recently-launched, ...

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