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Exporters nervous after NZ calls out China

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 20 Jul 2021

NZ's dependence on China makes it vulnerable on the trade front (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
New Zealand exporters are jittery after the government condemned “malicious cyber activity” by Chinese state-sponsored actors given the possible trade risks.“News reports this morning are deeply concerning,” said Stephen Jacobi, executive director of the NZ International Business Forum.“There are always trade risks when NZ expresses concerns about Chinese policy, but potential threats to national security cannot be ignored,” he said.“Hopefully this can be managed in the careful and diplomatic way which...

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