Statements, press releases and other papers relating to the China-NZ free trade agreement upgrade are available below.

Statements

Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the conclusion of the upgrade of the China-New Zealand free trade agreement [PDF, 420 KB] - November 2019

Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the upgrade of the China-New Zealand free trade agreement - November 2016

Press releases

China FTA upgrade concluded (external link) – November 2019

McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs (external link) - September 2017

China FTA upgrade talks to begin next month (external link) – March 2017

Launch of negotiations to upgrade China FTA announced (external link) – November 2016

Public submissions

In April 2015, we called for public submissions on the upgrade. Consultation ran for one month and we received 17 submissions.

The submissions, and ongoing feedback from stakeholders, helps inform New Zealand’s priorities for the upgrade.

Other documents

China FTA upgrade outcomes [PDF, 183 KB] – November 2019