Understanding & Unlocking the Benefits of the NZ-HK CEP – June, 2010

Seminars will be held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in June to provide information on the New Zealand-Hong Kong, Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEP) and the opportunities the CEP will provide to NZ companies wanting to do business or grow their existing business in Hong Kong.

Wellington: Wednesday 16 June
Auckland: Thursday 17 June 
Christchurch: Friday 18 June

SEMINAR: Understanding & Unlocking the Benefits of the NZ-HK CEP

The New Zealand-Hong Kong, Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (CEP) was signed in Hong Kong on 29 March 2010.

It will help New Zealand businesses boost trade with Hong Kong and take further advantage of growing opportunities in the region.

The CEP also complements New Zealand’s FTA with China and enhances the potential for Hong Kong to be used as a platform for trade into the mainland. In order to help businesses maximise the opportunities from the agreement, seminars will be held for:

Placing the CEP in a regional trade policy context, the seminars will discuss the strategic advantages and provisions of the agreement, the areas of opportunity and benefits of in-market presence, and how these can be unlocked.

Addressing the seminars will be:

  • Lead Negotiator of the CEP, Julian Ludbrook
  • NZ Trade Commissioner to Hong Kong, Sharon-May McCrostie
  • International tax and financial advisor, Arran Boote
  • NZ business case study on making best use of the Hong Kong platform (Comvita)
  • Message from Minister of Trade Hon Tim Groser

 

Find full session details in the attached PDF. Hong Kong Business Seminar

To register to attend please contact Julie Burton at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade: Julie.burton@mfat.govt.nz / ph 04 439 8157.

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