India – New Zealand

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India-New Zealand ties: Stuck in first gear

2020-05-11T04:06:29+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

There is a sense of deja vu when it comes to recent trade discussions between India and New Zealand, but at least the right noises are being made. Highlights: India’s reticence to sign a free trade agreement poses a peculiar problem for New Zealand, which places a high value on FTAs when it comes to gauging bilateral or multilateral relations. India’s protectionist attitude towards its dairy and agriculture sectors is also proving to be a stumbling block. New Zealand’s latest [...]

New Zealand: A safe and easy place for Indian investors

2019-02-15T14:35:01+00:00February 15th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – February 2019|

Joanna Kempkers is the New Zealand High Commissioner to India. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, the career diplomat lays out the investment climate on offer for Indian companies, prospects of a free trade agreement and areas where the Commonwealth bond between the two countries can be further strengthened. What is the nature of Indian investments in New Zealand and what are the areas these can be further enhanced in? Investment from India to New Zealand has been concentrated [...]