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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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Video: Introducing Dion McGrath, Shanghai Chef

Video: Introducing Dion McGrath, Shanghai Chef

NZTE’s Consulting Chef in Shanghai, Dion McGrath shares his insights into trends in food and beverage in China, drawn from his 22 years of working in the industry in Asia. Please click here to hear Dion's insights.

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Introduction to the NZ China Council

Introduction to the NZ China Council

By Pat English The Council Some of you may know after 17 years with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, I’ve moved on and am now the Executive Director of the New Zealand China Council. The Council was set up and launched by the Prime Minister in February 2012. New Zealand already has a number of...

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NZTE appoints new China Consulting Chef

NZTE appoints new China Consulting Chef

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has appointed Dion McGrath as its new Consulting Chef based at New Zealand Central in Shanghai, China. Dion’s role is a key part of NZTE's wider strategy to promote New Zealand food and beverage in China, in response to Chinese consumer trends. A Kiwi, Dion has extensive...

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A busy month of May for NZCTA In Christchurch

A busy month of May for NZCTA In Christchurch

By Michelle MacWilliamAnother excellent workshop held in Christchurch for the hardy collective of NZCTA Southern attendees who have braved the first polar blast of the season to hear Pat English, Executive Officer of New Zealand China Council speak on the vision, the challenges and opportunities for those who are engaged...

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Another successful event at NZCTA in Christchurch

Another successful event at NZCTA in Christchurch

NZCTA Southern had another successful event, our second of the year, with the guest speaker being Kefeng Chu, Chief China Adviser at NZTE. During his presentation he updated membership on topics such as NZTE key sector movements for China, NZTE's high impact programme for China, investment with a China focus and the main...

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Q&A with John McKinnon

Q&A with John McKinnon

John McKinnon, the new Executive Director at the Asia New Zealand Foundation, has been a diplomat and government official for most of his life. He has wide professional experience in dealing with Asian countries through his work at both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence, where he recently finished...

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Your New Zealand Oasis in China: Shanghai’s New Zealand Central

Your New Zealand Oasis in China: Shanghai’s New Zealand ...

The New Zealand Central (NZC) business hub, in one of Shanghai’s most prestigious locations, offers Kiwi companies a one-stop office, board room and events facility, in the world’s fastest-growing market. Opened by Prime Minister John Key in April 2009, New Zealand Central offers custom-fitted premium business...

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New Zealand – China Trade Update Part 1

New Zealand – China Trade Update Part 1

By Kefeng Chu - Director, China Operations at NZTE Wellington Welcome to the first in a new series of articles from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), New Zealand’s economic development and trade promotion agency. NZTE’s job is to make a difference for New Zealand by helping businesses grow bigger,...

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Fonterra to Invest in Two New Farms in China

Fonterra to Invest in Two New Farms in China

Fonterra recently unveiled the next step in its strategy to build a high-quality, sustainable fresh local milk supply in China, announcing plans to develop two new large-scale dairy farms in Hebei province. Chief Executive Theo Spierings made the announcement at the official opening of Fonterra’s second farm in...

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NZ Jewellery Designers win contract to design for major Chinese jewellery brand

NZ Jewellery Designers win contract to design for major ...

Wellington jewellery designers, The Inspired Collection have just signed a contract with major Chinese jewellery company, Hiersun to create an exclusive collection for the Chinese market. The collection will feature in more than 200 of Hiersun’s ‘I Do’ branded stores throughout China. The...

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NZCTA Comvita Profile

NZCTA Comvita Profile

NZCTA Comvita Profile By Julie Chadwick, Communications Manager, Comvita New Zealand Limited Enquiries to: Julie.Chadwick@comvita.com Comvita is a publicly-listed, global natural health and beauty products company with a strong New Zealand heritage. The Company was founded in 1974 by Claude Stratford at the...

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MBA student teams investigate opportunities in southern China

MBA student teams investigate opportunities in southern China

By Paul Hoskin Export opportunities for New Zealand companies are immense in southern China, but the risks of a poorly planned and executed market entry plan or growth strategy can be high. Thorough and objective investigation of the market and opportunity is necessary. Engaging with New Zealand businesses to perform...

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