New Zealand’s Trade Minister Todd McClay and
opposition MPs will travel to Iran over the next week to take part in a
number of trade-related events.
McClay says New Zealand needs to
engage more broadly in trade-related activities in Europe and Iran and
this mission would offer a valuable opportunity to promote New Zealand
goods and services in these lucrative markets.
The Trade Minister will travel to Iran with a delegation of 17 New Zealand companies.
“Iran has traditionally been a very important market for our sheep
meat and butter. Earlier this year the visiting Iranian Foreign
Minister said Iran presented a $1 billion prospect for New Zealand.
This mission will be an important first step towards delivering on this
exciting opportunity,” McClay said.