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BIAC guidelines for multinational enterprises

  • 1 Jul 2015
  • Media Release

Guide to good practice

international

TPP momentum good for New Zealand

  • 25 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

New momentum towards the Trans Pacific Partnership is good news for New Zealand, says BusinessNZ.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

BIAC and B20 Turkey call for strengthening the financing of SMEs in global value chains

  • 15 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

BIAC and B20 Turkey have released a publication halfway through the Turkish G20 Presidency entitled Business Access to Global Value Chains and Financing SMEs.

international

BIAC calls for strengthening global value chains and financing SMEs

  • 4 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

“Actions are urgently needed to step-up SME financing and enable companies to participate in global value chains”, said Phil O’Reilly, Chairman of BIAC, speaking today at a BIAC-B20 Turkey special...

international

BIAC on the launch of the OECD’s Economic Outlook 2015 Report

  • 3 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

Results from the 2015 BIAC Business Climate Survey reveal business perspectives on factors holding back investment and jobs in OECD and emerging economies.

international

Unlocking investment for sustainable growth and jobs: BIAC’s call to OECD Ministers

  • 3 Jun 2015
  • Media Release

BIAC welcomes the focus of this year's MCM which takes place under the overarching theme of Unlocking investment for Sustainable Growth and Jobs.

international

Business priorities for regional integration in Southeast Asia: Five steps for economic integration

  • 25 Mar 2015
  • Media Release

“Moving towards competitive markets is a prerequisite for investor confidence, job creation, and economic growth”, said BIAC Chairman Phil O’Reilly at the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Forum in Jakarta, commenting...

international

Putting ALL our Ideas to Work: Women and Entrepreneurship

  • 23 Mar 2015
  • Media Release

BIAC and Deloitte Global released the conclusions of a report on the barriers facing women entrepreneurs, in particular to determine if there were special considerations for women entrepreneurs including their...

international

Leaders seek deeper trans-Tasman links

  • 26 Feb 2015
  • Media Release

The 10th anniversary meeting of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum takes place in Auckland tomorrow.

international

BIAC calls on OECD governments to build a compelling case for private sector-led growth

  • 19 Jan 2015
  • Media Release

Chair Phil O’Reilly presents the three pillars of the private sector's growth agenda at the BIAC’s annual consultation with OECD Ambassadors in Paris.

international

IOE and BPW International uncover economic dividend of gender equality

  • 25 Nov 2014
  • Media Release

The BPW International (Turkey) Conference was held in conjunction with Yeditepe University and took place on 14 November 2014 in Istanbul.

international

BIAC welcomes First OECD BEPS Recommendations to G20

  • 17 Sep 2014
  • Media Release

BIAC broadly welcomes the first set of BEPS consensus reports and recommendations released by the OECD on seven areas of the BEPS Action Plan.

international

IOE and BIAC urge G20 governments to act in support of private sector-led growth and job creation

  • 11 Sep 2014
  • Media Release

Representatives from IOE and BIAC addressed the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in Melbourne today as part of the B20 delegation, pointing to the potential of private sector-led growth for...

employment relations, international

Adrian Littlewood co-chair of Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum

  • 24 Jul 2014
  • Media Release

Adrian Littlewood, Chief Executive of Auckland Airport, is the new co-chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum.

international

BIAC points to important OECD contribution for the success of the Australian G20 presidency

  • 18 Jul 2014
  • Media Release

The international business community is looking at the OECD for knowledge and leadership in the run up to the Australian G20 summit in November.

international

9 global thinkers in one-off event

  • 11 Jul 2014
  • Media Release

Hear world class speakers on the future of markets and business speaking in NZ in a one-off special event held in Auckland on 21 August.

business & society, export & trade, international

Trade mission heading to Taiwan to celebrate ANZTEC agreement

  • 8 Jul 2014
  • Media Release

A 30 strong trade delegation sets off for Taiwan this Saturday, the first comprehensive such mission there since the ANZTEC free trade agreement came into force last December.

export & trade, international

Japanese business delegation visits Auckland

  • 4 Jul 2014
  • Media Release

A delegation of Japanese business leaders is accompanying Japan’s Prime Minister Abe on a visit to New Zealand, and will meet with New Zealand business leaders in Auckland.

export & trade, international

BIAC Survey highlights

  • 23 Jun 2014
  • Media Release

Business actions key to advancing women’s economic empowerment

business & society, international

BIAC calls on OECD Ministers to seize opportunities for growth and more employment

  • 6 May 2014
  • Media Release

“We are at a critical juncture in the quest for a sustainable global economic recovery”, said BIAC Chair Phil O’Reilly at the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM) on Tuesday in...

international

BIAC's Economic Policy Survey – Business calls for ambitious reforms and greater focus on implementation

  • 6 May 2014
  • Media Release

BIAC publishes the results of its 2014 Economic Policy Survey and calls for urgent reduction of the regulatory burden on business.

economy & tax, international

Business calls for bold action to support private sector-led growth at OECD Consultation in Japan

  • 8 Apr 2014
  • Media Release

TOKYO – At a consultation that was held in Tokyo today, the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC) called on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...

international

Major Japanese companies in Wellington

  • 18 Mar 2014
  • Media Release

New Zealand and Japan would benefit from closer economic relations, says the organiser of a high level business meeting in Wellington today.

export & trade, international

Asia Pacific business leaders to press APEC leaders to accelerate Regional Economic Integration

  • 14 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

Asia Pacific business leaders endorse free trade and regional integration at Auckland meeting.

business & society, export & trade, international

Business leaders prepare for ABAC meeting

  • 10 Feb 2014
  • Video

Leading New Zealand businesses are joining with the Government to welcome more than 250 business leaders at a meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council in Auckland this week.

business & society, international

B20 Human Capital Taskforce to address global workforce challenges

  • 10 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

The B20 Human Capital Task Force has called on G20 leaders to adopt practical, actionable and measurable recommendations to address the challenges facing today’s global workforce.

international

Senior Chinese delegation expected at APEC meetings

  • 10 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

As Auckland prepares to welcome the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting this week, a senior Chinese delegation will also attend to explore opportunities for trade and investment with New...

business & society, export & trade, international

Trans-Tasman moves endorsed

  • 7 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

The Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum welcomes the deepening of trans-Tasman relations following a joint meeting of Australian and New Zealand Cabinet Ministers in Sydney.

export & trade, international

Auckland to host major gathering of Asia Pacific business leaders

  • 5 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

Leading New Zealand businesses are joining with the New Zealand Government to welcome over 250 business leaders from the Asia Pacific region when Auckland hosts a meeting of the APEC...

export & trade, international

Dialogue on trans-Tasman issues welcome

  • 5 Feb 2014
  • Media Release

This week provides a good opportunity to advance the New Zealand-Australia relationship, says BusinessNZ.

export & trade, international

Business calls on OECD and governments to push for bold market reforms

  • 20 Jan 2014
  • Media Release

Business calls on OECD and governments to push for bold market reforms in support of private sector-led growth and job creation.

international

IOE and TISK to support Australia B20 Human Capital Task Force Chair

  • 13 Dec 2013
  • Media Release

IOE’S Brent Wilton and TISK’s Tugrul Kudatgobilik to support Australian B20 Human Capital Task Force Chair Steve Sargent.

economy & tax, education & skills, employment relations, international

G20 role vindicates trans-Tasman work

  • 2 Dec 2013
  • Media Release

Being part of next year’s G20 deliberations is a result of the strong Australia-New Zealand partnership, says BusinessNZ.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Sydney leadership forum focuses on building Asia-ready capabilities

  • 28 Nov 2013
  • Media Release

The 9th Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum, which took place in Sydney on Wednesday 27 November, concluded with delegates resolving to build the capacity of both countries to take advantage...

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Sydney leadership forum marks 30 years of CER

  • 26 Nov 2013
  • Media Release

The 9th Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum meeting in Sydney on 27 November takes place as both countries celebrate 30 years of Closer Economic Relations (CER) and seek to take...

economy & tax, export & trade, international

International business event coming to Auckland

  • 4 Oct 2013
  • Media Release

A meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) will be held in Auckland next year, it was announced at the APEC meetings underway in Bali today.

business & society, international

Economic cooperation agreement between NZ & Taiwan benefits both economies

  • 10 Jul 2013
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ welcomes today’s announcement that NZ and Taiwan have signed an economic cooperation agreement.

export & trade, international

CER would benefit from tax change

  • 13 Dec 2012
  • Media Release

Businesses in NZ and Australia want tax changes to get closer to a single economic market, says BusinessNZ.

economy & tax, international

Trans-Tasman work valuable but double taxation still a problem

  • 18 Sep 2012
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ has welcomed the interim report by the Productivity Commissions of Australia and NZ on strengthening Trans-Tasman economic relations.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Boost to trans-Tasman economies if double taxation removed

  • 3 Sep 2012
  • Media Release

Earnings, investment and saving would be boosted in Australia and NZ if double-taxation of dividends was removed, the Australia NZ Leadership Forum says.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Trans-Tasman economy needs tax fix

  • 3 Sep 2012
  • Media Release

A report by leading economic firms shows changes to tax laws in NZ and Australia could benefit the economies of both countries by billions of dollars.

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Bold goal requires action

  • 15 Aug 2012
  • Media Release

The progress report Building Export Markets shows the significant work being done by business and Government to grow NZ’s international competitiveness, says BusinessNZ.

export & trade, international

Australia NZ Leadership Forum finds common ground in Asia

  • 17 Apr 2012
  • Media Release

The 8th annual Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum concluded with both sides expressing a shared interest in building a future for Australia and NZ in the markets of Asia, underpinned...

economy & tax, export & trade, international

Sydney leadership forum to focus on future of CER

  • 11 Apr 2012
  • Media Release

The 8th Australia NZ Leadership Forum which opens in Sydney tomorrow will focus on using CER and the single market as a springboard for developing new business in third markets,...

export & trade, international

Inquiry deserves active consideration by Government

  • 12 Jan 2012
  • Media Release

It is encouraging to hear the Government’s continued commitment to deliver on the Economic Action Plan.

economy & tax, international

Australia provides stability through choppy seas – PMI

  • 11 Aug 2011
  • Media Release

July saw ongoing durability in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector, partly aided by our trans-Tasman cousins, with a seasonally adjusted PMI for July at 53.2.

economy & tax, international, manufacturing

Asia Pacific free trade – high quality agreement sought

  • 11 Jul 2011
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly made a call for free trade in the Asia Pacific region, at the Japan-New Zealand Partnership Forum in Tokyo today.

export & trade, international

Going Global – key to New Zealand’s future

  • 8 Oct 2010
  • Media Release

With the future of NZ’s economy dependant on export success, ExportNZ is holding a must-attend international business forum for New Zealand firms, Go Global.

export & trade, international

Volcanic eruption causes headaches for exporters

  • 19 Apr 2010
  • Media Release

ExportNZ says some exporters are suffering by not being able to get their perishable goods into European markets due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland grounding most air transport into...

export & trade, international

ExportNZ welcomes new Asian partners

  • 8 Apr 2010
  • Media Release

ExportNZ is optimising the growing opportunities in the Asian market today by entering partnerships with the NZ China Trade Association (NZCTA) and ASEAN NZ Combined Business Council (ANZCBC).

export & trade, international

Catherine Beard heads up ExportNZ & Manufacturing at BusinessNZ

  • 28 Jan 2010
  • Media Release

Catherine Beard joins BusinessNZ today to head up its ExportNZ & Manufacturing sectors.

business & society, export & trade, international, manufacturing

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