NZ can't ignore global power plays any more, especially not at the China business summit

NZ can't ignore global power plays any more, especially not at the China business summit
Christopher Luxon and Chinese Ambassador Wang Xiaolong. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
Geopolitics and business all blended into one at the China Business Summit, but then again that was the point. Both New Zealand prime minister Christopher Luxon and China’s ambassador to NZ, Wang Xiaolong, gave speeches that set the tone for a summit which traversed both topics.Questions like: what will China do if New Zealand joins Aukus? And, is China a force for geopolitical stability compared to the United States? Then, as the day at the Cordis hotel in Auckland wore on, economic questions like: are NZ companies positioned c...

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