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How China’s best performing brands localise for the China market

In recent years ‘localisation’ has been one of the buzzwords for foreign ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Taking Golden Bay to Beijing

From the remote South Island coastal community of Golden Bay, a natural health company ...

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eGates Open to Chinese Travellers

The first Chinese travellers to officially use the Customs eGates (formerly known as ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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The East is Green:

The East is Green:

The Future of China’s Environmental Regime : By Matthew Zito, Editor, China Briefing In the month since China announced the first revisions to its 1989 Environmental Protection Law, the Revised Law‘s implications have been closely studied by policy analysts, media outlets, and foreign investors alike,...

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China: A market to sell to, or a customer to help?

China: A market to sell to, or a customer to help?

By Glen Murphy, Regional Director, China, NZTE :  Before joining NZTE, I started a sales consulting and training business and used my time and experience to help companies develop a modern approach to their sales efforts. Over three years, I conducted 60 assignments in 13 countries, so it was a terrific and...

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Auckland International Airport Ltd - Accelerate Guangdong

Auckland International Airport Ltd - Accelerate Guangdong

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment : Auckland International Airport Limited (AIAL) is focussed on increasing the air connectivity out of Guangdong, China. Guangdong is China’s largest consumer market with one of the highest per capita disposable incomes. Diversifying from its usual marketing...

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New Zealand and China: Looking ahead, what China's comprehensive reform means for New Zealand

New Zealand and China: Looking ahead, what China's ...

HE Ambassador Wang Lutong. Full text of the speech by Ambassador Wang Lutong at Victoria University.  Dear Mr. Neil Quigley, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington, Mr. Tony Browne, Chairman of Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, Mr. Peter Harris, Acting Director of New...

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An Overview of China’s Retail Industry

An Overview of China’s Retail Industry

By Eunice Ku, Dezan Shira & Associates. Changing Consumer Market. Moving towards a consumption – and service – focused economic model     Underpinned by the steady rise of household income, China’s retail market has become one of the most lucrative and rapidly growing...

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NZCTA Welcomes New Zealand Post as a Gold Sponsor

NZCTA Welcomes New Zealand Post as a Gold Sponsor

New Zealand Post today became the newest sponsor of the NZCTA. NZ Post joins our Platinum sponsor HSBC, Gold sponsors DLA Philips Fox, The Langham Auckland, Cathay Pacific and Silver sponsor Cosco, as a Gold sponsor of the NZCTA. NZ Post also launched their E-commerce pathway to China event working in conjunction...

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Why proactive relationship building works in China

Why proactive relationship building works in China

By Glen Murphy, NZTE Regional Director, China Those of us who have been pushed out of the way in a Shanghai supermarket by fellow shoppers will know what it’s like to be treated as if you’re not even there. Yet how does that situation gel with the incredible acts of generosity I’ve experienced from...

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Video: Maximising Business Value with Sina Weibo

Video: Maximising Business Value with Sina Weibo

For the video link, please click here If you are marketing your products in China you’ll have heard of Sina Weibo – the country’s biggest social media network. With an astounding 536 million users it offers huge reach for brands, but how can you use it to drive awareness...

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New postal address for NZCTA

New postal address for NZCTA

Please be advised that NZCTA's postal address has changed. Our new postal address is: New Zealand China Trade Association  P O Box 106445 Auckland City Auckland 1143

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Time to revise the TWI to reflect  modern New Zealand’s export profile

Time to revise the TWI to reflect modern New Zealand’s ...

The folks at NZIER have kindly shared their latest insight piece with us. Please click here to access the document.

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Social Media Event in Wellington

Social Media Event in Wellington

By Vallen Han, Asian Marketing Director, New Zealand Post In December 2013, NZCTA and NZTE jointly hosted an event in Wellington on Brand Management in the context of Social Media in China. NZCTA Chair Tim White and Brian Chandler, Global Logistics Director of NZ Post flew from Auckland to attend the event. Kefeng Chu,...

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NZCTA Southern Update March 2014

NZCTA Southern Update March 2014

by Michelle MacWilliam NZCTA Southern has had its first event for 2014. This year we used a new location and format for our meeting. Our guest speaker was Dr Jian Yang National MP who spoke to the attendees on Understanding China Opportunities and Challenges to New Zealand. His presentation touched on the...

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