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Exciting news from Parliament as Trade Minister Todd McClay and Climate Change Minister Simon Watts head to Singapore to sign three key Indo Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) agreements.

These agreements, involving 14 partners and representing 40% of global GDP, aim to enhance the trading environment for our exports and strengthen ties with key markets.

With a focus on trade efficiency, anti-corruption efforts, and elevating labour standards, these agreements seek to to create a more secure investment climate in the Indo-Pacific region. Minister Watts’ participation in the Clean Economies Investors forum also underscores New Zealand’s commitment to sustainable development and combating climate change.

During their visit, they will engage in bilateral meetings with partners including the United States,  Australia, Canada, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore.

New Zealand Ministry for Foreign Affairs & Trade Graphic on the IPEF Framework – see their website for further information.

Read the full press release here:

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