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ABOUT New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand’s economic development and trade promotion agency.

NZTE’s products and services help businesses to grow and succeed internationally. These include strategic advice, access to networks and influencers, research and market intelligence, and targeted financial support. NZTE services are aligned with different stages of a business lifecycle – from starting and growing a business, through to exporting and operating internationally – and help address the scale and distance issues faced by New Zealand exporters. Some services are provided directly by NZTE staff in New Zealand and around the world, while others are provided through external organisations – such as Regional Business Partners and expert advisors – funded by NZTE.

NZTE has nine offices in New Zealand and staff in 36 locations around the world. NZTE works in partnership with New Zealand businesses, helping to build strategic alliances and develop commercial relationships. NZTE connects them with opportunities and contacts in international markets, and shares knowledge, experience and networks to help businesses develop capability and scale.

NZTE’s focus is on international opportunities that match New Zealand’s current/potential business capability and provide sustained economic benefit. They also help international investors to identify New Zealand-based opportunities and gain access to government and private sector contacts.

In New Zealand NZTE works closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Science and Innovation, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries; and with Business New Zealand, the Chambers of Commerce, industry groups, and regional economic development agencies to support New Zealand exporters.

Internationally NZTE collaborates with ‘NZ Inc’ agencies to promote New Zealand and support the growth of New Zealand businesses.  

Auckland Chamber of Commerce: International services

The Chamber provides importers, exporters and those considering trading offshore with advice and information on the opportunities available in the global marketplace. 
As part of a 22 000 strong international network of Chambers, the Auckland Chamber has access to quality research, information and contacts that can help your business grow into new markets. The Chamber has a particularly strong relationship with the Asia-Pacific, a region that is proving to hold great potential for Kiwi businesses. In addition, we host a number of informative events throughout the year that enable international traders to gain an in-depth understanding of foreign markets and network with others seeking new growth channels.

Our services include:

  • Documentation 
  • Trade show opportunities 
  • Trade mission opportunities 
  • Trade enquiries 
  • Market intelligence – import & export advice 
  • Secretariat services for business councils 
  • Publications – ICC guidelines and rules for international trade practices. 
  • Global recruitment options 
  • Country profiles 

To find out more please visit the b-Global section on our website: 
or call the international team on 09 309 6100.