The Prime Minister’s numerous flip flops, inside and outside of Parliament, and on the diplomatic circuit is hindering rather than helping New Zealand’s trade agreements.
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Fears of a takeover of New Zealand’s meat processing following the Chinese buy-in to Silver Fern Farms were ridiculed by the Prime Minister in Parliament today, says New Zealand First.
Finance Minister Bill English turned down a request to meet New Zealand’s biggest beef exporter Silver Fern Farms when it was seeking investment, says New Zealand First.
The threat of a lawsuit after New Zealand stopped the live sheep trade is a warning on what we can expect under a TPPA deal, says New Zealand First.
The government owes an explanation over the $6 million dodgy deal done with a powerful Saudi millionaire – a deal disguised as a New Zealand agribusiness service hub and demonstration farm, says New Zealand First.
Our worst fears around the controversial investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) have been realised, says Fletcher Tabuteau, New Zealand First Commerce and Trade Spokesperson.
A New Zealand First bill pulled from the Members’ Ballot today will axe the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement’s (TPPA) ‘Trojan Horse’ provisions, which allow foreign corporations to sue the New Zealand government for billions of dollars.
National’s narrow thinkers are wedded to failed economic policies that the OECD says are hurting Kiwis and the country as a whole, says New Zealand First.
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be attending the launch as an invited guest of Samoa's Trade Commissioner Fonoti Dr Lafitai I Fuatai.
New Zealand First recommends the authors of the “Open for Business: Removing Barriers to Foreign Investment” report should bring themselves up to date.
New Zealand First is calling for an end to the black-out on terms and conditions being considered for the so-called trade deal - the Trans Pacific Partnership.
The clock is ticking - it’s time for the Prime Minister to give a straight answer over the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, says New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.