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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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China General Interest

Mandarin Speech Group Launched in Wellington

Mandarin Speech Group Launched in Wellington

This year has been a landmark year in our joint economic history, with China overtaking Australia as New Zealand’s major trading partner. In 2013, China-New Zealand trade has reached $16 billion and now accounts for one in every five dollars of our overseas trade. The key to unlocking more of those billions of...

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New Zealand and the Asia experience – the Prime Minister’s Speech to Asia House, London

New Zealand and the Asia experience – the Prime ...

Rt Hon John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be here in London and here at Asia House. This a good opportunity to reflect on the changes in New Zealand’s economy and society over recent decades and how that has increasingly involved Asia. Of course, New...

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Great New Zealand-China link at a glance — NZ   CNY Lunar stamp collections

Great New Zealand-China link at a glance — NZ CNY ...

The “Business Innovation Award” winner of “New Zealand Chinese Business Elite Awards 2012” - Sophia Zhang, is a talented graphic designer and promoter of cross-cultural communications between New Zealand and China. As a former major designer of Bananaworks Communications creative team, she has...

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New Zealand Chinese Language Week - 新西兰中文周

New Zealand Chinese Language Week - 新西兰中文周

By Raymond Huo, Labour List MP I am writing to you to report on the progress of the establishment of a Chinese Language Week in New Zealand. We floated the idea in 2010, and after wide consultation and positive feedback, I believe the time is right to move forward with this proposal. I have so far...

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Innovation in China

Innovation in China

By David Thomas, Think Global Consulting Traditionally, China’s reputation for copying has overshadowed any of its talents in innovation. After a low-key decade of progressing innovation through commercialisation (trial and error enhancements of Western innovations) Chinese companies have become innovators in their...

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KPMG Special Report on China's State-Owned Entities

KPMG Special Report on China's State-Owned Entities

Some of the largest and most influential businesses in China – and now the world – are controlled by China’s central government, yet this is a model that remains a mystery to the business world outside of China. Most of these State-owned enterprises (SOEs) were originally set up along Soviet lines in the...

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China’s Provincial GDP Figures

China’s Provincial GDP Figures

By Yao Lu, Dezan Shira & Associates According to preliminary data released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics, the country’s economy expanded 7.8 percent in 2012 amid the sluggish global economy, reaching RMB51.9 trillion (US$8.45 trillion). The growth rate, although the slowest since 1999, still...

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NZCTA Southern Update

NZCTA Southern Update

A wide demographic of NZCTA Southern attendees met in Christchurch for another monthly meeting in which the guest speaker was Dr Chu Yanli, Vice Consul-General for the Consulate–General of the People’s Republic of China in Christchurch. Dr Chu shared the importance of the establishment of a Consulate in...

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China Country Manager Wanted

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NZCTA recognises real value in new economic cooperation agreement

NZCTA recognises real value in new economic cooperation ...

NZCTA recognises the real value of the recently signed economic cooperation agreement between New Zealand and Taiwan. The New Zealand China Trade Association believes the announcement that New Zealand and Taiwan have signed an economic cooperation agreement has real long term value for trade between the two economies....

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Nathan Guy leads delegation to China

Nathan Guy leads delegation to China

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy led an agribusiness trade mission to China recently. The trip was hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture. The 13 member delegation visited Beijing, Shanghai and the provinces of Inner Mongolia and Anhui. “This is a valuable opportunity to match New Zealand...

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Businesses making it in China honoured at awards night

Businesses making it in China honoured at awards night

Dairy farms owner and milk products manufacturer, Synlait Milk Ltd based in Dunsandel, South Canterbury, has won the supreme award at the HSBC NZCTA China Business Awards 2013 announced at a special event in Auckland on 30 May. Synlait is an innovative dairy company combining farming in New Zealand that provides on-farm...

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