Blue Pacific SMEs

Free webinar focusses on how to export into NZ market

The webinar, to be held on the 15th and 16th September is aimed at supporting export capable and export ready businesses in Pacific Island Countries.

Trade Development Manager Rohan Lord said, “We know there is a strong appetite to export goods from the Pacific into the New Zealand market.

“This webinar will address New Zealand import regulations, freight and logistics, marketing and food safety and certification requirements. We have an exciting line up of presenters from both New Zealand and the Pacific to share their experiences and learnings.

Small Pacific businesses continue to feel brunt of COVID-19

The monthly survey collects data in real-time and tracks how SMEs have been riding through the socio-economic turbulence since the pandemic made contact in the region in April 2020.

Newly appointed Trade Commissioner of the Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand office, Glynis Miller said “the results are not surprising as they do reflect real challenges faced by a large majority of SMEs.”

From data gathered in January, the fiscal and emotional impact of not knowing when the crisis will abate is taking its toll.