'A level playing field': exporters laud $1 billion trade deal

'A level playing field': exporters laud $1 billion trade deal
Negotiators will now work to finalise the full legal text of the agreement and wrap up negotiations. (Image: Beef+Lamb).
Rebecca Howard
Exporters were quick to laud news New Zealand and the UK have inked a free trade agreement in principle that will immediately remove more than 97% of tariffs impacting NZ exports when it comes into force. “We’ve got an agreement in principle here. The deal is done,” said prime minister Jacinda Ardern.   “This agreement sets us up to be on a level playing field with other dairy exporters (from the EU) into the world’s second-largest dairy import market,” said Kimberly Crewther, executive directo...

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