The North Asia CAPE will be offering a unique guided learning experience for New Zealand businesses seeking to export into the North Asian region. The week-long immersive study tours to Hong Kong and Southern China offer insights into the Hong Kong and Chinese markets as well as an understanding of the bureaucratic and political environment. The programmes will be run in partnership with Mace Consulting.

The tours seek to:

  • Improve trade relations
  • Establish new trading partners
  • Equip New Zealanders with appropriate business skills for the region
  • Provide a better understanding of how Asia-Pacific languages and culture leads to business success in the region

Through these programmes the North Asia CAPE acts as a gateway for New Zealand business to build stronger, more sustainable and respectful relationships with countries of North Asia.

In 2019 the NA CAPE will run 4 tours in the following sectors:

  • Environment: smart city; recycling of electrical waste; sewage sludge to electricity facilities; solar/wind power generation; storm water management; emissions; electric vehicles; science part tenants (R&D); single use plastic recycling; etc. (March)
  • IT (April)
  • Agriculture (September)
  • Design (December)

To learn more about out upcoming ICT business study tour to Hong Kong to take place in the week of April the 18th, please read the following document which also includes details of how to register your interest in participating. 

Please note: the application deadline is 1 April 2019.

Read the endorsements from participants in our 2018 tech study tour

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