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Still work to be done on NZ-UK FTA - O'Connor

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 24 May 2021

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 24 May 2021
Trade and export growth minister Damien O’Connor says there’s still work to be done on a New Zealand-UK free trade agreement.The UK has reportedly offered trade deal terms to Australia under which both countries would phase out taxes on imports over 15 years.O’Connor said he is aware of media reports in relation to the UK-Australia FTA.However, “New Zealand’s negotiations with the UK are bilateral and independent of UK-Australia talks. It follows that I have no detail on the Australian negotiations,” he told...

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