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KNZBC – Speaker Event (Auckland)

The Korea New Zealand Business Council and The Embassy of the Republic of Korea Present A Function to Mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Korea New Zealand Free Trade Agreement   When: Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm Where: Northern Club, 19 Princes Street Auckland Central Auckland[…]

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KNZBC- Presentation by Jack Stenhouse

The Council’s first function since Covid-19 struck! A Presentation by Jack Stenhouse, recently returned from being NZ’s Trade Commissioner in Korea. Jack spent four years promoting NZ’s trade and commerce with Korea. He will reflect on his time doing this work, the opportunities and challenges for NZ exporters to the[…]

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Visitor Numbers from Korea

We have not reported on these for some time now, so here are the latest figures we can find. For the year to the end of November 2019 there were 86,379 visitors from Korea, which was a decline of 3.1%; of that total, 61,411 were holiday visitors, a decline of[…]

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Function with Fonterra

A small but highly interested audience attended a round table meeting in Wellington on 24 September. Imogen Payton, Trade Strategist at the Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd provided a detailed explanation of the Company’s exports to Korea. She then responded to a number of questions. NZ’s overall dairy sector exports to[…]

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Free Trade Agreement Between Korea And New Zealand

New Zealand has a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Korea (Korea) that allows originating goods traded between the two countries to enter at preferential duty rates. This fact sheet is a general guide on the rules of origin for goods traded between the two countries under the[…]

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ELS changes for Korean students

The Korean Ministry of Education has unveiled an “Early Childhood Education Renovation Plan” which includes a ban on after-school English study at elementary and kindergarten levels. The Korean government has announced a ban on after-school English education to first and second graders in elementary school (Years 3 and 4 of[…]

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Korea and New Zealand sign historic agreement

A statement was signed in Wellington last week by education officials from the Republic of Korea and New Zealand, paving the way for students to further their studies in either country. On 23rd February, New Zealand hosted a Korea-New Zealand education Joint Working Group (JWG) in Wellington, where a delegation[…]

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New Zealand and Korea: New opportunities

When the KNZFTA came into force it included three education and training-related programmes of interest to New Zealand’s international education industry. When the Korea New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (KNZFTA) came into force on 20 December it included three education and training-related programmes of interest to New Zealand’s international education[…]

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Korea Market Report: Seafood

Korea has the highest per-capita seafood consumption in the world. With the popularity of seafood restaurants continuing to grow, there is substantial demand for seafood that cannot be met in the domestic market. Korea represents an exciting market for New Zealand seafood producers. The Korea-NZ FTA will see benefits for[…]

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