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NZ and UK to lift tempo on trade talks

Staff reporters
Thu, 06 May 2021

Staff reporters
Thu, 06 May 2021
New Zealand and the United Kingdom have agreed to rapidly lift the tempo of trade talks with an aim to have a free trade agreement in the coming months.“Teams will now intensify talks, with chief negotiators meeting monthly and the next formal rounds of talks scheduled for early June and July,” said trade and export growth minister Damien O’Connor.The move comes after O’Connor and UK secretary of state for international trade Liz Truss agreed that good progress was made at the fourth round of talks.“We also committ...

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