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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is inviting submissions on PACER Plus the free trade agreement between New Zealand and Australia and the Pacific Forum Island Countries provided for under the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER).
How you can make your submission?
Submissions can be sent in three ways:
Please note that submissions will be made publicly available on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's website, unless specified otherwise in the submission.
Why your submission is important
As New Zealand prepares for PACER Plus negotiations it is important that negotiators know and understand the views and interests of New Zealanders. Investors, exporters and importers of goods and services, non-government organisations and individuals are invited to make submissions.
How your submissions will be used
The submissions will help shape New Zealand’s negotiating mandate for the trade talks. Negotiators will follow-up submissions with direct contact, if necessary. The public consultation process is an ongoing one that will provide further opportunities for input and comment on the negotiation.
What you may wish to cover in your submission
In a submission, you may wish to highlight:
Public Submissions received to date.
Please direct any questions you have about PACER Plus or the submissions process to:Matthew Aileone