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Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Alibaba Group's platforms have seen a 54% surge in UK exports to China since 2019, pointing to a robust demand for UK brands and the growing role of digital platforms in global business.
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Alibaba.com launches UK channel partner recruitment drive
Thu, 15th Jun 2023
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partner programmes
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exports
Alibaba.com unveils its new UK channel partner recruitment drive to enable more SMEs to unlock global export opportunities.
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Cartelux appoints Stephen Burns as financial department
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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digital advertising
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exports
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queensland
Stephen Burns has been appointed to run its financial department and advise the company in its upcoming funding rounds.
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Kiwi exporters finding 'She'll be Right' doesn't fly in Europe
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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data protection
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gdpr
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cybersecurity expert Daniel Watson says international customers are demanding more rigorous cybersecurity from NZ firms.
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NZ Minister for Trade and Export Growth welcomes Canada's interest in DEPA
Mon, 28th Dec 2020
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Canada expresses interest in joining Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) with New Zealand, Singapore, and Chile. NZ Minister for Trade welcomes move.
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NZ tech sector continues upward trajectory as export revenue grows
Fri, 20th Nov 2020
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fintech
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Export revenue for New Zealand tech companies is on the rise, as an increasingly diverse international market heightens its demand.
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Alibaba steps into cloud music with latest acquisition
Tue, 10th Sep 2019
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digital music
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m&a
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alibaba
Acquires Import eCommerce Platform Kaola from NetEase for Approximately US$2 Billion Alibaba will also take a minority stake in NetEase Cloud Music.
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Inside NZ’s first blockchain trade for meat exports
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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blockchain
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NZ's first blockchain export deal by ASB and partners heralds faster, fraud-free trade future.
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TIN200 tech export revenue growing leaps and bounds
Thu, 25th Oct 2018
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new zealand ict sector
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tin report
Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says this means good things for the future of New Zealand’s economy.
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Fintech NZ drums up support for UK-NZ tech opportunities
Mon, 23rd Jul 2018
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fintech
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Support for New Zealand's fintech potential in the UK is growing as the government aims to establish post-Brexit free trade.
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The Philippines could be NZ's next big export market, says tech entrepreneur
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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New Zealand businesses overlook the potential of the Philippines as a market for financial services, says entrepreneur Rachel Strevens.
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Fonterra, Alibaba collaboration ushers in new era of retail experiences in China
Thu, 18th Jan 2018
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Hema utilises the wealth of data it gathers from consumers to provide a tailored and personalised shopping experience for each customer.
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From Christchurch to Chile: Kiwi company dominates in export innovation
Sat, 21st Oct 2017
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The Christchurch company has established an expansive global presence, spanning 80 countries, thanks to its revolutionary Leapfrog technology.
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NZ agrees on negotiating mandate to upgrade China FTA, worth thousands of Kiwi jobs
Fri, 8th Sep 2017
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exports
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NZ's bid to boost economy via China FTA upgrade projected to create thousands of jobs, bolstering key sectors and trade ties.
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‘Uncertainty’s the new normal’ - SME exporters should be prepared for global trade disruptions
Tue, 25th Jul 2017
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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business
NZ's SME exporters brace for the unpredictable as global trade shifts set the stage for a tumultuous future.
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WREDA says NZ's refreshed trade policy is good news for digital exports
Tue, 28th Mar 2017
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trade
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wellington regional economic development agency
WREDA chief executive Chris Whelan says the government's refreshed Trade Agenda 2030 policy is good news for the region and its digital exports.
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New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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customs
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trade
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NZ exporters gain edge in China trade with advanced joint data-sharing scheme, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.
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NZ dairy herd rises to record 6.7M as sheep flock falls to 29.6M
Tue, 16th Dec 2014
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trade
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money management
The nation's dairy herd rose 4 percent in the latest year, extending the long-term trend that has seen milk become the dominant farm product.
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Comvita shareholders exercise 5.6M of 6.9M rights on offer, triggering shortfall bookbuild
Tue, 16th Dec 2014
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trade
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money management
The Te Puke-based maker of health products based on manuka honey aimed to raise $24.4 million in the offer at $3.55 apiece.
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China's crackdown on polluting tanneries, Russia sanctions drive record slump in lambskin prices
Fri, 28th Nov 2014
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russia
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us
Global lambskin prices have collapsed from the first quarter's record highs, as a Chinese crackdown on polluting tanneries and Russian trade sancti.
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TranscribeMe named best NZ Tech Start-Up
Mon, 1st Jul 2013
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it automation
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evernote
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nz
The crowd-as-a-platform transcription company claims the Export NZ Award, highlighting its growing footprint in the global market.