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Friday 05 May 2022

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This week, Trade Commissioner Glynis Miller and the PTI NZ team visited SMEs in Nadi and Lautoka to present PTI NZ as a key alley in trade and investment.  

With the opening of the Fiji borders, Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand considers it essential to re-acquaint itself with clients in Fiji, renew relations with stakeholders, meet new businesses, exporters, growers, manufacturers, service providers, including Govt officials to discuss trade and investment. 

After a successful series of meetings with businesses in Nadi and Lautoka Trade Commissioner Glynis Miller said “In our line of work, there is no better way to facilitate exports from Fiji to NZ than to meet directly with business operators on the ground”  

Having engaged with large corporates as well as smaller businesses, the team gained insights into business operations, distribution channels, manufacturing and service offerings which are well suited for the New Zealand market as well as with the broader region of the Blue Pacific.   

Glynis Miller made mention that the Fijian manufacturing sector is well placed to enter new lines of business dealings with New Zealand manufacturers. The same applies to the services sector. 

“We had extremely rich discussions. There is a lot of opportunities for Fijian businesses to interact with the pacific and with NZ particularly in the services sector”.

Additional meetings with other companies are expected throughout the week in Taveuni, Pacific Harbour, Suva and Navua.

The team will also meet with senior managers at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva.

ENDS 

For media queries please contact Nicolas Roger – nicolas.r@pacifictradeinvest.co.nz

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