Your guide to what an EU-NZ FTA offers for New Zealand.
New Zealand-EU free trade agreement
New Zealand is negotiating a free trade agreement with the European Union, one of the world's largest trading entities. We're aiming for a modern, high-quality agreement.
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A progressive agreement will help exporters and consumers, while maintaining standards New Zealanders care about.
The EU is New Zealand’s largest source of imports and is our third largest export market.
Key elements include tariffs, border procedures, intellectual property, and more.
A free trade agreement with the EU will benefit Māori businesses while protecting their rights.
Negotiations are due to start in 2018 and take about two to three years.
We'll share progress on the EU-NZ negotiations with iwi, business and other New Zealanders.
Information papers, OIA documents, statements and more.