New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

19-08-14

New Zealand is in the top ten of the latest Human Development Index released by the United Nations Development Programme, headed by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

18-08-14

Auckland is the friendliest city in the world according to readers of travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

08-08-14

The 8th round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Korea and New Zealand resulted in good progress, closing out much of the text of the agreement.

Negotiators from both sides met in Seoul from 4-8 August 2014.

Substantive work has now largely been completed in the areas of services, government procurement, intellectual property, customs procedures, trade remedies, institutional provisions, trade and labour, and trade and environment.

However, some work remains to be done on goods, rules of origin, cooperation, temporary entry, and investment.

08-08-14

A delegation of eleven New Zealand companies visited Korea to take part in NZTE’s ‘Path to Market’ programme on 5-6 August  2014. The delegation comprised natural and organic businesses across multiple sectors, including, food & beverage, cosmetics, functional food ingredients and wine.

07-08-14

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) has developed a set of 14 Regional Investment Profiles in partnership with Economic Development Agencies to promote investment opportunities in each region of New Zealand.

31-07-14

New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans keen to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand.

21-07-14

New Zealand is in the top 11 percent of world economies in terms of GDP per capita, and ranks first on the Corruption Perception Index, third in Ease of Doing Business and fifth in the Index of Economic Freedom.

17-07-14

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise has produced a YouTube animation, which maps the growth of New Zealand exports to its key markets from 1983 through to 2013.

17-07-14

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will visit Korea, Croatia, Montenegro and Georgia this week.

15-07-14

Trade and Climate Change Minister Tim Groser has welcomed the formal launch of international negotiations on the liberalisation of environmental goods.

The negotiations were launched by a group of members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

“New Zealand is very pleased to be a part of this new initiative,” says Mr Groser.

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