Is China still New Zealand's meal ticket?

Is China still New Zealand's meal ticket?
Chris Hipkins toasting value-added exports with Fonterra chair Peter McBride in Shanghai. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
Would you pay $2 for a single piece of kiwifruit?  Not a gold one or one of the fancy new red ones, just a plain old kiwifruit.  Questions like the kiwifruit one, which Zespri’s head of corporate affairs in Greater China, Ivan Kinsella, posed to me in the lobby of the Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, have dominated New Zealand’s approach to international affairs for several decades.'Ministry of Fonterra and Trade'You could ask a similar question about whole milk powder or live rock lobsters; it's not for nothing th...

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