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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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Spotlight on Chinese e-commerce channel: Daigou

Spotlight on Chinese e-commerce channel: Daigou

NZTE recently hosted a forum in Auckland to explore the growing Chinese commerce channel known as daigou. Literally translating to “buying on behalf of”, a daigou is a shopping agent buying products to send back to clients in China, and there are opportunities for New Zealand companies and daigou to work...

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Data sharing boosts NZ-China trade advantage

Data sharing boosts NZ-China trade advantage

A newly launched joint data sharing system between New Zealand and Chinese Customs will give kiwi exporters a competitive advantage, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “Having the Joint Electronic Verification System operational gives New Zealand a big advantage over other exporters to China as we are only the second...

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China beckons for environmental entrepreneur

China beckons for environmental entrepreneur

The founder of the Unmask Palm Oil campaign and recent University of Auckland Business graduate Ben Dowdle has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship to China. Ben, who received conjoint Bachelor of Arts and Commerce degrees this year, will complete a one-year residential masters programme in Beijing with a focus...

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Keynote speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the APEC CEO Summit

Keynote speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the APEC ...

Enhanced Partnership for Greater Momentum of Growth: Keynote Speech by H.E. Xi Jinping  President of the People’s Republic of China at the APEC CEO  Summit  Speech: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1019023.shtml Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqfCx0vRRhY Source: People's Daily...

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MPI welcomes the signing of organic food industry agreement

MPI welcomes the signing of organic food industry agreement

MPI welcomes the signing of an arrangement with China that will benefit the organic food industry for both countries. The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has welcomed the signing of an arrangement with China that will benefit the organic food industry for both countries.The Mutual Recognition Arrangement for Certified...

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University of Waikato international partnership first of its kind

University of Waikato international partnership first of ...

The University of Waikato has become the first New Zealand university to be approved to teach and award its degrees in China. Starting in September 2017, the University of Waikato will establish a joint Institute with Zheijiang University City College (ZUCC) which will allow students to complete their degree studies in China...

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Demand for Kiwi Breakfast Food Surges in China

Demand for Kiwi Breakfast Food Surges in China

A cameo appearance of a popular Kiwi breakfast food on a Chinese TV drama has led to a major push for the cereal product into the Asian market – a move expected to benefit New Zealand exports. Weet-Bix has been available in the Chinese market for more than eight years, but demand spiked after it featured on an episode...

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City Spotlight: Investing in Hangzhou

City Spotlight: Investing in Hangzhou

Traditionally overshadowed by metropolises such as Shanghai and Beijing in China’s international events, Zhejiang Province’s capital city of Hangzhou found itself in the global spotlight as it prepared to host the recent G20 Summit. Hangzhou made considerable press recently for the Chinese government’s...

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The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality, and Opportunity

The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality, and ...

NZ China Council Board members were out in force to support the launch of the Committee for Auckland’s study “The Auckland-China Relationship: Rhetoric, Reality and Opportunity”. Council Chair Sir Don McKinnon was joined by Board members Cathy Quinn and Arthur Loo at a Forum in Auckland on 5 October which...

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New Zealand Targets Chinese Market

New Zealand Targets Chinese Market

New Zealand Bloodstock, Auckland Racing Club and NZCTA Member Kylin 500 Club – a global horse racing investment and management corporation headquartered in Sydney – have formed a partnership to promote a unique New Zealand thoroughbred experience to Kylin clients in mainland China. The signing of a memorandum of...

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Fonterra's Fresh Approach to UHT in China

Fonterra's Fresh Approach to UHT in China

Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported UHT milk thanks to a Fonterra programme aimed at delivering UHT to the Co-operative’s biggest market at world-leading speed. Fonterra’s project to align and enhance its supply chain from New Zealand to mainland China has seen a dramatic reduction...

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NZCTA Member Latipay, wins at the ANZIA

NZCTA Member Latipay, wins at the ANZIA

Latipay is the winner of the main prize at the Australia New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIA) as Tech Start Up Of The Year 2016.Latipay is a Kiwi company that provides New Zealand businesses with the payment tools to work directly with Chinese consumers.The fully compliant Tech Start Up is the only platform that allows Kiwi...

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