Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says "Signing letters with this many CPTPP partners is a real achievement.”

CPTPP signing includes investor-state dispute carve-outs

Fri 9 Mar 1

Five countries have agreed to exclude dispute settlement provisions with New Zealand, while another two agree to use them responsibly. 

Radical reforms for education tipped in latest Coalition review

Fri 23 Feb 3

Live from the Hive:  Watch Susan Wood and Brent Edwards review the week's political events.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says her government has been 'frustrated' at not being able to release the text.

PM to release CPTPP national interest analysis on Wednesday

Mon 19 Feb 4

But what will happen to the text of the agreement is still up in the air.

How do NZ First and the Greens escape Labour's long shadow?

Seeking sunshine behind Ardern shadow

Tue 13 Feb

Opinion: The government needs to keep coalition partners distinct in the public eye.

Trade Minister David Parker says the importance of the deal has increased as the WTO had come under attack. (Photo: Rob Hosking)

David Parker argues case for trade deal

Fri 9 Feb 3

Parker warns WTO protection might end within the year.

Asian Trade Centre director Deborah Elms says SMEs should reassess their supply chains.

CPTPP will boost SMEs but government needs their support

Tue 6 Feb 8

SMEs have plenty to gain from the new free trade deal but they must pull together to build the case for the CPTPP.


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