India NZ Business Council says free trade talks not a good way to reboot relations

India NZ Business Council says free trade talks not a good way to reboot relations
NZ has a lot to do to improve its standing in India, according to the India NZ Business Council. (Image: Getty)
Dileepa Fonseka
The India New Zealand Business Council has poured cold water on the National party’s idea of restarting free trade talks with India, but has praised the renewed focus of political parties on the world’s most populous state.Amidst nervousness at China's increasing assertiveness and India developing much closer diplomatic ties with Australia, the UK, US, Japan and the European Union – both Labour and National have placed renewed focus on India-NZ relations.The government has sent three ministers to India in less than a year,...

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