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  • Northland

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    Highlights for Northland exporters include:

    Forestry: 15% of New Zealand’s felled timber is grown in Northland. All tariffs on New Zealand forestry and forestry products will be eliminated as part of CPTPP, including in Japan (New Zealand’s fourth-largest export market).

    Beef: 10% of New Zealand’s beef cattle live on Northland farms. Beef tariffs will be eliminated in Canada within six years, and Mexico and Peru within 10 and 11 years respectively. Tariffs on beef exports to Japan will reduce from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years.

    Avocados: All tariffs for avocados will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement.

     

    Fisheries: All tariffs will be eliminated on fisheries exports under CPTPP with the majority of tariff savings occurring upon entry into force of the agreement.

  • Auckland

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    Highlights for Auckland exporters include:

    Software, apps and gaming: Auckland's smart ICT and digital companies produce world-class software, apps, games, and other products and services. CPTPP will provide greater openness and certainty around the regulations our service exporters face.

    Technology: Auckland has leading-edge businesses in advanced materials, 3D printing, robotics, and space technology. All tarrifs on manufactured exports will be eliminated. 

    Food and beverage: Two-thirds of New Zealand's top 50 food and beverage companies are headquartered in Auckland. Tariffs will be eliminated or reduced on nearly all of New Zealand's food and beverage exports to CPTPP economies.

    Fisheries: All of New Zealand's fish and fish products imported into Japan currently face tariffs. Within 11 years of the CPTPP entering into force, 99% of these will be eliminated, and the remainder within 16 years.

  • Bay of Plenty

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    Highlights for Bay of Plenty exporters include:

    Forestry: All tariffs on New Zealand forestry and forestry products will be eliminated as part of CPTPP, including in Japan (New Zealand's fourth-largest export market).

    Kiwifruit: 79% of New Zealand's kiwifruit crop is grown in the Bay of Plenty. All tariffs for New Zealand kiwifruit will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, and existing duty-free access will be locked in.

    Butter and cream: CPTPP will provide New Zealand improved access into the region for butter and cream where current access is highly restricted by high tariffs and small quotas. Malaysia will eliminate liquid milk tariffs over 16 years.

    Avocados: The Bay of Plenty is New Zealand's largest producer of avocados. All tariffs for avocados will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, and exisiting duty-free access will be locked in.

  • Waikato

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    Highlights for Waikato exporters include:

    Dairy: Waikato is New Zealand's largest dairying region and is home to 29% of our total dairy cow herd. CPTPP will provide New Zealand improved access into the region where current access is highly restricted by high tariffs and small quotas.

    Forestry: Forestry contributes nearly $NZ280 million to the regional economy. All tariffs on New Zealand forestry and forestry products will be eliminated as part of CPTPP, including in Japan (New Zealand's fourth-largest export market).

    Technology: All tariffs on manufactured and high technology exports will be eliminated, with the majority of tariffs eliminated at entry into force.

     

    Beef: Tariffs on beef exports to Japan will reduce from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, the best outcome Japan has given to any trade agreement partner.

  • Taranaki

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    Highlights for Taranaki exporters include:

    Milk powders: Taranaki is home to 14% of New Zealand’s dairy herds. CPTPP will provide improved access for New Zealand milk powders into markets where current access is highly restricted by high tariffs and small quotas. 

    Beef: Tariffs on beef exports to Japan will reduce from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, the best outcome Japan has given to any trade agreement partner.

    Bio-extracts: The region’s bio-extracts and secondary processing sector has potential to develop animal by-products and pharmaceuticals associated with the meat and dairy industries. CPTPP will phase out tariffs on these products.

    Manufactured goods: Taranaki is internationally recognised for innovation, sophistication and cost-effectiveness in engineering. All tariffs on manufactured and high technology exports will be eliminated within 16 years, with the majority of tariffs eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement. 

  • Hawkes Bay

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    Highlights for Hawkes Bay exporters include:

    Apples: 58% of New Zealand’s apple crop is grown in the Hawke’s Bay. All tariffs for apples will be eliminated within 11 years and existing duty-free access will be locked in upon entry into force of the Agreement.

    Beef: Hawke’s Bay is home to 12% of New Zealand’s beef cattle herds. Tariffs on beef exports to Japan will reduce from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, the best outcome Japan has given to any trade agreement partner.

    Forestry: All tariffs on New Zealand forestry and forestry products will be eliminated as part of CPTPP, including in Japan (New Zealand’s fourth-largest export market).

    Wine: Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s second largest wine-growing area and the country’s leading red wine producer. CPTPP will support growth in Japan and Canada (existing high-value markets) and open up new opportunities in emerging markets.

  • Manawatu and Whanganui

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    Highlights for Manawatu and Whanganui exporters include:

    Agri-tech manufacturers: The Manawatu-Whanganui area includes a high concentration of research companies and innovative agri-tech manufacturers. Thanks to the new deal that has been negotiated, the majority of tariffs on agri-tech exports will be eliminated as soon as the Agreement comes into force. The remaining tariffs will be eliminated within 16 years.

    Sheepmeat: The region accounts for 18% of New Zealand’s total sheep population. Under CPTPP all tariffs on New Zealand sheepmeat will be eliminated in eight years, with nearly all of these eliminated on entry into force.

    Dairy: CPTPP will provide New Zealand improved access for milk powders into markets where current access is highly restricted by high tariffs and small quotas. Tariffs on infant formula will be eliminated in Mexico within 10 years.

    Agricultural services: There are new services commitments to support commercial opportunities that exist in the region for agriculture, hunting and forestry service suppliers.

  • Wellington

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    Highlights for Wellington exporters include:

    Web-based and digital technology companies: The Wellington region has the highest concentration of web-based and digital technology companies per capita in New Zealand. CPTPP will provide greater openness and certainty around the regulations our services exporters face.

    High-tech industry: The majority of tariffs on manufactured and high technology exports will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, with the remaining tariffs eliminated within 16 years

    Wine: CPTPP will support growth in two of New Zealand’s existing high-value markets (Japan and Canada) and open up new opportunities in emerging markets. Tariffs in Japan will be eliminated within eight years.

     

    Sheepmeat: All tariffs on New Zealand sheepmeat will be eliminated in eight years, with nearly all tariffs eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement. All tariffs on wool products for Japan and Canada will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement.

  • Nelson and Tasman

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    Highlights for Nelson & Tasman exporters include:

    Seafood: Port Nelson is the largest fishing port in Australasia, and is home to New Zealand's deep-sea fishing fleet and its largest fisheries companies. All tariffs will be eliminated on aquaculture exports under CPTPP, with the majority of tariff savings occurring upon entry into force of the Agreement.

    Forestry: All tariffs on New Zealand forestry and forestry products will be eliminated as part of CPTPP, including in Japan (New Zealand's fourth-largest export market).

    Fruit: All tariffs on fruit will be eliminated - with tariffs on blackcurrants eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, tariffs on cherries eliminated within six years, and tariffs on apples eliminated within 11 years.

    Manufactured goods: The majority of tariffs on manufactured exports will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, with the remaining tariffs eliminated within 16 years.

  • Canterbury

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    Highlights for Canterbury exporters include:

    Beef: Tariffs on beef exports to Japan will reduce from 38.5% to 9% over 16 years, the best outcome Japan has given to any trade agreement partner. 

    Dairy: 22% of New Zealand’s milk solids are produced in Canterbury. CPTPP will provide improved access for New Zealand into markets where current access is highly restricted by high tariffs and small quotas.  Tariffs on infant formula will be eliminated in Mexico within 10 years.

    Seeds: Mid-Canterbury farmers supply 50% of the world’s radish seeds and 33% of the world’s carrot seeds. All tariffs on New Zealand’s horticultural exports (including seeds) are eliminated within 15 years under CPTPP.

    Technology development companies and precision engineering firms: The majority of tariffs on manufactured, precision engineering and high technology exports will be eliminated upon entry into force of the Agreement, with the remaining tariffs eliminated within 16 years. 

  • Otago

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    Highlights for Otago exporters include:

    Sheepmeat: 18% of New Zealand's total sheep population is in Otago. All tariffs on New Zealand sheepmeat will be eliminated in eight years, with nearly all tariffs eliminated at entry into force.

    Cheese: Tariffs on most cheese types will be eliminated in Japan over 16 years. There will also be improved quota access into Mexico and Canada. 

    Summerfruit: Nearly half of all summerfruits are growing in the Otago region. All tariffs will be eliminated on summerfruits. For cherries, tariffs will be eliminated within six years and existing duty-free access will be locked in.

    Wine: Central Otago's unique climate produces some of New Zealand's finest wine. All wine tariffs will be eliminated, with Canadian wine tariffs eliminated upon entry into force.