NZ-China free trade agreement upgrade

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

    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.

  • Next steps and timeline

    Next steps, and a timeline of negotiating rounds to date.

  • Māori interests

    The upgrade agreement will benefit Māori businesses.

  • Resources

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

  • Key facts on New Zealand-China trade

    China is New Zealand’s largest trading partner.

  • Have your say

    Share your views or get in touch if you have questions.

  • Our existing FTA with China

    A guide to our existing free trade agreement with China.


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