The Government is disappointed New Zealand has not been included in the announcement by President Trump on exemptions from steel and aluminium tariffs, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says.
The concept design for New Zealand’s pavilion at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai has been revealed. The design, in sum: sustainable Aotearoa-ness, to the max. Top image: Night view of the New Zealand pavilion for Expo 2020.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Gala Dinner at the Napier War Memorial Centre on Thursday, August 2. The judges will be ExportNZ Hawke's Bay chairman Alasdair MacLeod, NZ Trade and Enterprise customer director Dan Taylor, and ASB head of international trade Mike Atkins.
Some countries were then exempted temporarily from those tariffs, including Canada, the EU and Mexico. China was not included in the exemptions and it later retaliated with its own duties on some US imports. Mr Trump responded by calling for further US tariffs against China, escalating trade tensions …
“The agreement also represents a significant first step in setting up a mutually recognised secure trade scheme between New Zealand and the European Union. A secure trade scheme with the European Union will give accredited New Zealand exporters a major advantage in the form of faster clearance …
Beef + Lamb New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association have appointed Jeff Grant to support the red meat sector’s response to Brexit. Mr Grant, who will be based in London, will work closely with B+LNZ’s Europe representative, the New Zealand Government and commercial interests to help strengthen the red meat sector’s ties with the United Kingdom and safeguard New Zealand’s exports to the key market.