Exporters fear sweetheart access for US farm products in new China deal

Exporters fear sweetheart access for US farm products in new China deal
Pattrick Smellie
New Zealand meat and dairy exporters are hunting for detail on the new US-China trade deal, fearing it may give US food producers easier access to the Chinese market than the free trade agreement that New Zealand has invested more than a decade in negotiating and upgrading.The US and China last night signed a so-called 'phase one' trade deal which commits China to buying some US$40 billion of agricultural products as part of an agreement that has eased trade tensions between the current and emerging global superpowers and given political points...

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