New Zealand and EU formally launch free trade talks

Wellington, June 21, 2018 Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have launched negotiations for a free trade agreement between New Zealand and the EU. Mr Parker issued the following Statement. The start of negotiations is an important milestone in New Zealand’s trade and economic relations with the EU. A comprehensive, high-quality…

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New Zealand marks milestone with EU trade talks

Chris Bramwell Wellington, June 21, 2018 New Zealand and the European Union have formally launched negotiations for a trade agreement. The EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said today was an important milestone in EU-New Zealand relations. She said that the negotiations would aim to remove barriers to trade in goods and services, as well as developing trade rules to…

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