Trade

Rebuilding bridges: trade minister to reconnect NZ to the world

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 25 Feb 2022

Rebuilding bridges: trade minister to reconnect NZ to the world
O'Connor is optimistic the final details of NZ-UK FTA can be ironed out. (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Howard
Fri, 25 Feb 2022
Trade minister Damien O’Connor is heading to Europe and the Middle East to advance New Zealand’s trade objectives just as the world grapples with the Russian invasion of Ukraine."It would be naïve to think we won’t be affected in some way by these terrible developments," O'Connor said. He said individual companies are doing their own assessments but “this is not going to be good for the world or for world trade".Dairy giant Fonterra said to date there is no impact on its exports to Russia, bu...

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