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Data Protection
Kiwi exporters finding 'She'll be Right' doesn't fly in Europe
Cybersecurity expert Daniel Watson says international customers are demanding more rigorous cybersecurity from NZ firms.
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NZ Government
NZ Minister for Trade and Export Growth welcomes Canada's interest in DEPA
"The DEPA comes at a time of considerable disruption to international trade and supply chains due to COVID-19, yet that experience has shown the value of our digital economy and digital trade."
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Fintech
NZ tech sector continues upward trajectory as export revenue grows
Export revenue for New Zealand tech companies is on the rise, as an increasingly diverse international market heightens its demand.
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Music
Alibaba steps into cloud music with latest acquisition
Acquires Import eCommerce Platform Kaola from NetEase for Approximately US$2 Billion Alibaba will also take a minority stake in NetEase Cloud Music
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Blockchain
Inside NZ’s first blockchain trade for meat exports
“We’re exporting to 40 different countries and being able to use a blockchain platform removes the weak spots and ensures the integrity of the data."
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New Zealand ICT sector
TIN200 tech export revenue growing leaps and bounds
Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says this means good things for the future of New Zealand’s economy.
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Fintech
Fintech NZ drums up support for UK-NZ tech opportunities
“While New Zealand currently exports around $1.6 billion of traditional products to the UK, the big growth opportunity is hi-tech."
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Cryptocurrency
The Philippines could be NZ's next big export market, says tech entrepreneur
"Millennials are eight times more likely to buy Bitcoin than baby boomers so it’s an incredibly large and attractive market for us.”
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Alibaba
Fonterra, Alibaba collaboration ushers in new era of retail experiences in China
Hema utilises the wealth of data it gathers from consumers to provide a tailored and personalised shopping experience for each customer.
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ARANZ Geo
From Christchurch to Chile: Kiwi company dominates in export innovation
The Christchurch company has established an expansive global presence, spanning 80 countries, thanks to its revolutionary Leapfrog technology.
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Exporting
NZ agrees on negotiating mandate to upgrade China FTA, worth thousands of Kiwi jobs
We have set a joint target of $30b of two-way trade with China by 2020.
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MYOB
‘Uncertainty’s the new normal’ - SME exporters should be prepared for global trade disruptions
Almost one in five of small to medium sized businesses in New Zealand are now involved in exporting.
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Trade
WREDA says NZ's refreshed trade policy is good news for digital exports
WREDA chief executive Chris Whelan says the government's refreshed Trade Agenda 2030 policy is good news for the region and its digital exports.
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Customs
New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage
The deal with Chinese Customs gives Kiwi exporters a big advantage over other exporters to China.
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Trade
NZ dairy herd rises to record 6.7M as sheep flock falls to 29.6M
The nation's dairy herd rose 4 percent in the latest year, extending the long-term trend that has seen milk become the dominant farm product.
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Trade
Comvita shareholders exercise 5.6M of 6.9M rights on offer, triggering shortfall bookbuild
The Te Puke-based maker of health products based on manuka honey aimed to raise $24.4 million in the offer at $3.55 apiece.