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NZ closes in on FTA with the UK

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 31 Aug 2021

An agreement in principle is immiment. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Howard
Tue, 31 Aug 2021
A free trade deal with the UK is very close but it’s not a done deal yet.British media is reporting that an agreement in principle could come as early as tonight. Negotiating teams have previously said they aimed to reach a deal in August. However, a New Zealand foreign affairs and trade spokesperson told BusinessDesk: “There is still some work to do to reach the right deal, but we are making continued progress towards that objective.“Our chief negotiator has been in London for the last week, and the wider team is in cons...

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