Primary Sector

No suggestion trouble brewing with China: NZ trade minister

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 27 May 2021

Foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta told The Guardian NZ could find itself at the heart of a 'storm' of anger from China, and exporters should diversify.
Rebecca Howard
Thu, 27 May 2021
Trade and export growth minister Damien O’Connor downplayed concerns trouble may be brewing in New Zealand’s trade relationship with China.“The relationship with China is obviously one of our most significant. China is our largest trading partner. The relationship is in good shape,” he told BusinessDesk in emailed comments.“There is no suggestion that China is about to apply measures to NZ exports.”The latest data from Stats NZ shows that $17.8 billion or 31% of NZ’s merchandise goods exports went to Ch...

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