A follow-up to the recent post on the Textiles subject map. This jersey=sweater is made by the Weft Knitting Company in Christchurch, New Z...
On April 24 I posted a note about a China FTA meeting which were about to be held in the main centres in New Zealand. I said at the time th...
Saturday, 27 March 2010
New Zealand Hong-Kong CEP signed?
This week Minister of Trade Tim Groser has gone to Hong Kong and it is expected that the Hong Kong New Zealand Closer Economic Partnership will be signed. Neither the MFAT site or the Beehive website had any information on that at the time that I am writing this post.
The MFAT website does of course have information on the agreement to be signed at:
http://www.mfat.govt.nz/Trade-and-Economic-Relations/Trade-Agreements/Hong-Kong/index.php and New Zealand and Hong Kong recently signed an Arrangement on Cooperation in Wine-related Business and have concluded negotiations for an Arrangement on Cooperation between Audio-Visual (Film and Digital Entertainment) Industries.
There is a report on the expecting signing at:
Given the importance of Hong Kong not only in trade, and perhaps in the freedom of information, this agreement is potentially really important.