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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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HSBC Continues as NZCTA Sponsor

HSBC Continues as NZCTA Sponsor

New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA) is delighted to announce the continuation of HSBC (The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited) as a Platinum Sponsor of the NZCTA. NZCTA Chairman Tim White comments that "HSBC has been a strong supporter of the NZCTA for many years and we greatly appreciate the...

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Auckland Airport welcomes China Eastern Airlines to New Zealand

Auckland Airport welcomes China Eastern Airlines to New ...

Auckland Airport and China Eastern Airlines are delighted to announce a new seasonal Shanghai to Auckland service, scheduled to commence in December 2014. The new service from China Eastern Airlines will see a direct flight operating on the Shanghai to Auckland route during the peak New Zealand period of December 2014 to...

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DLA Phillips Fox continues as a Gold NZCTA sponsor

DLA Phillips Fox continues as a Gold NZCTA sponsor

New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA) is delighted to announce the continuation of DLA (DLA Phillips Fox) as a Gold Sponsor of the NZCTA. NZCTA Chairman Tim White comments that "DLA has been a strong supporter of the NZCTA and we greatly appreciate their continuation". DLA Partner Martin Thomson says,...

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Fonterra and Beingmate

Fonterra and Beingmate

Fonterra and Beingmate initiate global partnership in China's high-value infant formula market. Key points•    New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and a leading Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate intend to form a global partnership that will help meet China’s...

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New NZ Consul-General to Shanghai announced

New NZ Consul-General to Shanghai announced

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced diplomat Guergana Guermanoff as New Zealand’s new Consul-General to Shanghai.“New Zealand’s trade with China has been growing strongly in the past five years, and Shanghai is an important point of entry to the Chinese market for many New Zealand firms,” Mr...

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McCully announces first NZ Consul-General for Western China

McCully announces first NZ Consul-General for Western China

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat Alistair Crozier to open New Zealand’s new Consulate in Chengdu, Western China. “We are now aiming to reach two-way trade with China of $30 billion by 2020 - having surpassed the earlier goal of $20 billion well ahead of schedule,” Mr McCully says....

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PwC joins a select group as a NZCTA Gold sponsor.

PwC joins a select group as a NZCTA Gold sponsor.

New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA) is thrilled to announce the addition of PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a Gold Sponsor of the NZCTA. NZCTA Chairman Tim White comments that “Given PwC’s strong China focus and capability, it is an ideal partner for NZCTA. This is a great opportunity for...

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Launch of New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Launch of New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Speech by Raymond Huo, Labour List MP :  Saturday 24 May 2014 New Zealand China Friendship Society ConferenceHavelock North, Hawkes Bay Mr President - His Excellency the Chinese Ambassador Wang Lutong - Delegates - Distinguished guests and friendsIt is my great honour to be here today to be officially...

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John McKinnon named as NZ’s new Ambassador to China

John McKinnon named as NZ’s new Ambassador to China

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has named John McKinnon QSO as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to China. “New Zealand’s relationship with China has become one of our most important,” says Mr McCully. “In the past six years the value of two-way goods trade has doubled, while the...

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The New Zealand Centre at Peking University

The New Zealand Centre at Peking University

By Charles Rowe. The New Zealand Centre at Peking University recently launched its new website in cooperation with the International Relations Division of Peking University (http://nzc.sfl.pku.edu.cn/).The Centre, which is located on the Beijing Yanyuan Campus alongside the iconic Weiming Lake is the product of an...

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Exports to China double those to Australia in January

Exports to China double those to Australia in January

Statistics New Zealand media release In January 2014, goods exports were worth $4.1 billion, with $1.2 billion going to China and $556 million to Australia, Statistics New Zealand said today. The rise in exports to China, up $590 million, was due to milk powder, butter, and cheese exports, up $469 million. The fall in...

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Address to APEC Business Advisory Council Business Leaders

Address to APEC Business Advisory Council Business Leaders

Hon Tim Groser, Minister of Trade Ladies and Gentlemen I would first of all like to thank the NZ/China Council for providing this forum for business leaders here in Auckland for the APEC Business Advisory Council meetings. To our foreign guests, especially those who are making their first visit to New Zealand let me...

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