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NZ-China relationship can withstand friction, trade negotiator says

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 24 Nov 2020
The New Zealand-China relationship is mature enough to withstand any friction, but exporters also need to diversify, this country's chief trade negotiator said.“We are an important partner to China, as they are to us and I think the maturity of the relationship is robust enough to sustain any points of difference we might have,” said Vangelis Vitalis, head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's trade and economic group. Those differences “are clearly significant in the case of the situation in Hong Kong,&r...

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