Vanuatu Economic Briefing via Zoom


  • David Dewar – NZ Trade Commissioner for the Pacific
  • Gareth Coleman – ANZ Bank’s Head of Trade and Supply Chain for NZ and the Pacific
  • Terence Low – ANZ Country Manager – Vanuatu

Those interested in participating should send their email address to Charles Broad – who in turn will ensure that they receive registration details from NZTE closer to 14 February.

We are also looking at organising a trade visit to Vanuatu in April if there is sufficient interest. The mission leader will be Colin Carr, an experienced Pacific trader of many years. We have the endorsement for this from the Vanuatu High Commissioner in Wellington. who has offered to assist with high level introductions etc. We anticipate 2/3 evening events during the mission to allow for good interaction with the local business community.

We are planning  a similar briefing on Fiji in March/April and will also consider a trade visit there if there is sufficient interest from exporters looking for new or expanding their Pacific market footprint.

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