New Zealand is in negotiations to conclude five free trade agreements, with another process towards negotiations underway.

Our FTA negotiating agenda focuses on countries that are already key trading partners such as the EU, and on markets with untapped potential, such as India.

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One of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies, India represents huge opportunities for New Zealand exporters.


FTA negotiations with Russia/Belarus/Kazakhstan Customs Union are currently suspended.

NZ-China FTA upgrade

Upgrade negotiations for the New Zealand-China free trade agreement have been launched.


RCEP builds on New Zealand’s already strong relationships in Asia, and will open up more opportunities for New Zealand businesses.