Trade & Investment Deals
Vision: Trade and investment deals prioritise indigenous and human rights, put people and planet over profit and never interfere with our democracy.
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a. The New Zealand government must not enter into international economic agreements that will undermine its ability to:
i. Regulate the economy for social and environmental well-being.
ii. Hold assets.
iii. Provide services to the public and enter into commercial arrangements.
iv. Set it its own rules on overseas investment and change these rules in accordance with national priorities.
b. Foreign corporates must not have access to rights, remedies and dispute mechanisms other than those available to local investors.
c. Indigenous, environment and human rights obligations must come first in all international agreements.