Economy

National sticks to bob-each-way on US-China relations in new policy paper

Pattrick Smellie
Sun, 19 May 2019

By Pattrick Smellie May 20 (BusinessDesk) - The National Party proposes ambitious new trade targets for New Zealand's relations with both China and the United States in a foreign affairs discussion document released this morning for public consultation. Overseen by foreign affairs spokesman and Trade Minister in the last National-led government, Todd McClay, the paper glosses over the growing tension between the US and China on trade and security issues, suggesting New Zealand should aim to double two-way trade with China to $60 billion b...

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