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NZ Trade Commission will foster strong trade and investment relations: Koya

13:14 Tue Mar 13, 2018


Taken from/By: FBC News
Report by: Kathrin Krishna

The setup of the new Trade Commission in Auckland will help foster strong trade and investment relations between Fiji and New Zealand.

Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya highlighted this in parliament today.

“New Zealand has been one of Fiji’s top 10 export destinations over the past 5 years’ worth about 106. 6 million dollars on average in 2016. Fiji;s highest imports were from New Zealand valued at about 802.9 million dollars and there was a total of 978.9 million dollars in two way trade between New Zealand and Fiji in the year 2016.”

Koya says this is the fourth Trade Commission initiated by Fijian Government while the other three are in Australia, China and Papua New Guinea.

The Minister was responding to an oral question from Government MP Howard Politini on the why a Trade Commission was set up in Auckland.



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