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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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Shanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant Foreign Domestic Workers Residency

Shanghai Becomes First City in Mainland China to Grant ...

On March 31, Shanghai became the first city in mainland China to grant a residence permit to a foreign worker providing domestic services. The development is notable given the Chinese government’s usual reluctance to grant foreigners visas for unskilled labor, and reaffirms Shanghai’s status as the...

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New measures to facilitate Chinese travel

New measures to facilitate Chinese travel

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner have announced three new initiatives to make it easier for Chinese visitors to come to New Zealand. “China is New Zealand’s second largest market and has made a valued contribution to the strong growth in New Zealand international visitor...

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E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector

E-commerce arrangement to benefit digital sector

Trade Minister Todd McClay says the electronic-commerce arrangement signed with China in late March will help New Zealand’s digital exports rise up the value chain and has the potential to be a big win for the wider digital economy.“E-commerce provides enormous potential for businesses to sell high-quality goods...

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Enhanced Air Services with China

Enhanced Air Services with China

New Zealand has enhanced its air service agreement with China by 20 per cent Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced on 27 March. “New Zealand and Chinese airlines can now operate 59 passenger services per week,” Mr Bridges says.“We’ve seen strong growth with visitors from China and we expect this...

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Climate action plan with China

Climate action plan with China

Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett has announced details of a climate change action plan to be put in place with China.  The action plan was included in a package of bilateral initiatives announced by the Prime Minister and visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during the latter's visit to NZ in late March....

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China-NZ to collaborate on biomedical research

China-NZ to collaborate on biomedical research

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the signing of a bilateral cooperation arrangement in biomedical research between New Zealand and China. The arrangement between the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and China’s National Natural Science...

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To New Zealand, with love

To New Zealand, with love

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the Chinese civilisation values openness and inclusiveness, and New Zealand is known for its multicultural dynamism. As I am about to begin my official visit to New Zealand, "the land of the long white cloud", I wish to extend my sincere greetings to the warm and hospitable people of...

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Latipay riding the great China payment wall

Latipay riding the great China payment wall

A high rising New Zealand company riding the great China payment wall is in line next month for a major international award at a global accelerator awards event in Austin, Texas.NZCTA member Latipay, which facilitates payments from Chinese consumers to global businesses, has won a place in the fintech and payments finals of...

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NZ to benefit from new science links to China

NZ to benefit from new science links to China

AgResearch intends to form a joint international research centre with China’s largest state–owned food company and largest university research department specialising in food science and nutrition. A Collaboration Arrangement was signed in early February in Beijing with the Nutrition and Health Research Institute...

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New Zealand PM meets visiting Chinese FM Wang Yi

New Zealand PM meets visiting Chinese FM Wang Yi

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday 9 February. English, during the meeting, said New Zealand boasts several No.1s in China-ties, including the first Western country supporting China's joining in the World Trade Organization, China's launching of the Asian...

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Minister Murray McCully Holds Talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Minister Murray McCully Holds Talks with Chinese Foreign ...

On February 10 2017, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Foreign Minister Murray McCully of New Zealand in Auckland. Wang Yi expressed that since the establishment of China-New Zealand diplomatic relations 45 years ago, bilateral relations have achieved leapfrog development and become a model of peaceful...

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University of Auckland Innovation Institute China established

University of Auckland Innovation Institute China established

The University of Auckland’s knowledge transfer company Auckland UniServices Ltd, has established a world-class institute for research and innovation in Hangzhou, China.  The University of Auckland Innovation Institute China (UAIIC) will provide unprecedented access to an extensive range of networks and research...

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