The prime minister's 'best little trading nation in the world'

The prime minister's 'best little trading nation in the world'
Chris Hipkins is focusing on trade and exports, but increasing those is a tough task. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
On Thursday, at a pre-budget speech in Auckland, prime minister Chris Hipkins trotted out his vision for New Zealand, but you might have missed it amidst his latest set of cancelled ideas."There’s no point getting through the here-and-now if you don’t have a plan for the future," Hipkins told the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) audience. "In broad terms, my plan is for NZ to be the best little trading nation in the world. I want our exports, our people, and our way of life to be the envy of the world.&qu...

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