- World trade organisations
- Regional trade organisations
- New Zealand business organisations
- International trade think tanks
- Government trade offices
- NZIBF members
Global Business Dialogue -
The Global Business Dialogue exists to serve the global business community and its members, and to help them identify and respond to issues of concern to companies, governments and communities.
International Policy Network - http://www.policynetwork.net
International Policy Network (IPN) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation whose mission is to encourage the sharing of ideas by intellectuals and others interested in public policy issues, especially those having international implications.
Institute for International Economics - http://www.iie.com
The Institute for International Economics to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981 the Institute has provided timely, objective analysis and concrete solutions to key international economic problems.
The Development Gateway - http://developmentgateway.org
The Development Gateway is a portal website on development issues, from which users can access information, resources, and tools, and into which they can contribute their own knowledge and experience.
World Bank - http://www.worldbank.org
The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. In Fiscal Year 2001, the institution provided more than US$17 billion in loans to its client countries. It works in more than 100 developing economies with the primary focus of helping the poorest people and the poorest countries.
worldgrowth.org - http://www.worldgrowth.org
Worldgrowth.org is a new Internet-based resource about growth, development and trade. Worldgrowth.org reports developments, studies and research on the importance of growth and how to achieve growth.
World Trade Organisation - http://www.wto.org
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world's trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation -
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was established in 1989 in response to the growing interdependence among Asia-Pacific economies. Begun as an informal dialogue group, APEC has since become the primary regional vehicle for promoting open trade and practical economic cooperation.
ASEAN - Australia - New Zealand Free Trade Agreement -
In February 2009 New Zealand and Australia signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with 10 Asian countries representing a market of more than 500 million people. This site explains how it works.
European Trade Commission -
This site promote EU trade interests in the current globalised economy with a focuss on opening markets through multilateral or bilateral trade negotiations
International Federation of Agricultural Producers - http://www.ifap.org
IFAP was established in 1946 to secure the fullest cooperation between organizations of agricultural producers. It works to improve the economic and social status of all who live by and on the land.
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council - http://www.pecc.net
PECC is a tripartite partnership of senior individuals from business and industry, government, academic and other intellectual circles. All participate in their private capacity and discuss freely on current, practical policy issues of the Asia-Pacific region
The Cairns Group - http://www.cairnsgroup.org
The Cairns Group of 18 agricultural exporting countries, formed in 1986, has effectively put agriculture on the multilateral trade agenda and kept it there. The Cairns Group is an excellent example of successful coalition building in the trade area.
NZ US Council -
The Council is a non partisan organisation funded by both business and government and dedicated to fostering the strongest possible relationship between New Zealand and the United States. The Council organises the US NZ Partnership Forum.
Asia NZ Foundation - http://www.asianz.org.nz/
Asia New Zealand Foundation (Asia:NZ) is a non-partisan and non-profit organisation dedicated to building New Zealanders’ knowledge and understanding of Asia.
Business New Zealand -
Business NZ is the leading national organisation representing the interests of New Zealand's business and employing sectors.
Export New Zealand - http://www.export.org.nz
Established nearly 30 years ago, Export New Zealand is a non-profit, incorporated society, 'run by exporters, for exporters'. Export New Zealand has a clear mission of increasing the value and volume of New Zealand exports.
Federated Farmers of New Zealand (inc) - http://www.fedfarm.org.nz
New Zealand's premier rural sector organisation, Federated Farmers represents over 16,000 farming and rural family members throughout NZ
Fonterra Co-operative Group - http://www.fonterra.co.nz
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd is New Zealand's largest company and one of the world's top ten dairy companies.
Japan New Zealand Business Council - www.jnzbc.com
The Council's aim is to foster and develop long term economic and trade relations with Japan and to provide a forum for a high level interchange of views between business leaders of Japan and New Zealand on a regular basis.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand - www.beeflambnz.com
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is an organisation funded by levies on sheep and beef farmers which promotes the sheep, beef and wool industry.
Meat Industry Association of NZ - http://www.mia.co.nz
The Association's mission is to provide the means of formulating a collective view on issues of industry wide interest, and of conveying that position to government, departments of state, trade bodies, and other appropriate external agencies and organisations.
NZ Business Council of Sustainable Development - http://www.nzbcsd.org.nz
The aim of the NZBCSD is to provide business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development, and to promote eco-efficiency, innovation and responsible entrepreneurship.
New Zealand China Council - http://www.nzchinacouncil.com
The New Zealand China Council forms part of the New Zealand Inc China Strategy, launched by Prime Minister John Key in February 2012. It is intended to support a key goal of the Strategy ? to retain and build a strong and resilient relationship with China.
NZ Importers Institute -
The New Zealand Importers Institute is a national association of New Zealand importing companies. The Institute aims to keep members informed on topical issues of interest and to represent importers' interests before policy makers and the public. This website also includes an access to the NZ Customs Tariff.
NZ Seafood Industry Council - http://www.seafood.co.nz
The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council Ltd (SeaFIC) represents and meets the industry needs of fishers, harvesters, the aquaculture sector, processors, retailers and exporters.
Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce - http://www.wgtn-chamber.co.nz
Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has been in the business of encouraging regional development and representing the region's wealth creators - its businesses - since 1856.
International trade think tanks
The Brookings Institution - http://www.brook.edu
The Brookings Institution functions as an independent analyst and critic, committed to publishing its findings for the information of the public.
Cato Institute Center for Trade Policy Studies Home - http://www.freetrade.org
The mission of the Cato Institute Center for Trade Policy Studies is to increase public understanding of the benefits of free trade and the costs of protectionism.
Heritage Foundation - http://www.heritage.org
The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institute - a think tank - whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defence.
Government trade offices
NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - http://www.mfat.govt.nz
Conducts the New Zealand government's business with other governments and international organisations including negotiating market access and trade rules.
NZ Trade and Enterprise - http://www.nzte.govt.nz
The NZ Government's economic development agency promoting NZ international business development.
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - http://www.dfat.gov.au
The department's aim is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally.
United States Trade Representative - http://www.ustr.gov
The USTR is America's chief trade negotiator and the principal trade advisor to the American president.
NZIBF member's organisations
- ANZCO Foods Ltd
- Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd
- Auckland International Airport Limited
- Business NZ
- Export New Zealand
- Fonterra Co-operative Group
- Jade Software Corporation
- Meat & Wool New Zealand
- Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd
- Wellington Region Chamber of Commerce
- ZESPRI International Limited