We have upgraded our original free trade agreement with China to modernise it, further reduce barriers for exporters, and boost trade.

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Find out more about the upgrade to New Zealand’s free trade agreement with China.

Key outcomes

Improved access for New Zealand goods and services, reduced barriers impacting exporters, and introduced new areas of cooperation.

New areas of cooperation

The upgrade includes new chapters in cooperation, including competition policy, e-commerce, government procurement and the environment.


Press releases, statements and other documents related to the free trade agreement upgrade.

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New Zealand ratifies CPTPP

Latin America

New Zealand has ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).