US sabbatical to focus on US Government’s trade negotiation consultation processes

Executive Director of the NZ US Council Stephen Jacobi has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship and leaves for Washington DC for a three-month sabbatical on 6 March, the NZ US Council has announced. Read the media release on the NZ US Council website.

High quality TPP needs to be concluded sooner than later, urged businesses

Business representatives from around the Asia Pacific region, gathered for the 16th round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations currently underway in Singapore, urged negotiators to show flexibility and narrow the range of differences so that the negotiations can be brought to conclusion as soon as possible.

Download the full press release on the NZIBF website (PDF format)

Businesses in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.S. call for urgent action to conclude TPP

Read the NZUS Council media release – 6 December 2012

Kiwis keeping an open mind on TPP

The majority of Kiwis support the idea of a Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), new research has found.

Read about the TPP research on the NZUS Council website.

Joint Statement: NZUS Council and TPP business leaders – Finish an ambitious TPP in 2013, say Asia Pacific business leaders

Read the Joint Statement from the NZUS Council and TPP business leaders

Click on the link above to read the media release available on the Scoop Independent News website.

New Zealand business at APEC Vladivostok, 3-6 September

New Zealand business representatives to participate in the APEC CEO Summit in Vladivostok

Click on the link above to read the media release available on the New Zealand International Business Forum website.

 

NZUS Council sponsors MPs’ visit to Washington

NZUS Council sponsors MPs’ visit to Washington

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NZUS Council welcomes Canada to TPP negotiations

NZUS Council welcomes Canada to TPP negotiations

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NZUS Council welcomes Mexico to TPP negotiations

NZUS Council welcomes Mexico to TPP negotiations

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Leaked investor state text is no threat to New Zealand sovereignty

Leaked investor state text is no threat to New Zealand sovereignty

Click on the link above to read the media release now available on the New Zealand United States Council website.