The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Annual Report 2018-19, was presented to the House of Representatives on 17 October 2019.

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Case study: Lifting engagement on trade policy

New Zealand is a trading nation that benefits from international trade rules and access to offshore markets, and now more than ever we have heard a strong message that New Zealanders want to have their say on our country’s trade negotiations.

Case study: Resolving Barriers to Trade

Resolving barriers to trade is an important part of the Ministry’s Economic Diplomacy Programme, which seeks to use the Ministry’s diplomatic network to help New Zealand exporters succeed in overseas markets.

News & Events

Public Service Day 2019: Spirit of Service Scholar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Arun Jain received the prestigious Westpac New Zealand Spirit of Service Scholarship. He reflects on his first month studying for a Master of Public Policy at Oxford University.

Annual report 2016-17

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Annual Report, presented to the House of Representatives.

Ministry PIF review 2017

The State Services Commission has published the Ministry’s second review under its Performance Improvement Framework (PIF).