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

Briefing for incoming ministers

The briefings to the incoming Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister for Climate Change and Minister forTrade and Export Growth outline the role and responsibilities of the Ministers as well as the Ministry.

Annual report 2016-17

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