Why the NZ mission to China is not enough to boost trade

Why the NZ mission to China is not enough to boost trade
The Chaoyang district has more people in it than Auckland. (Image: Dileepa Fonseka/BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
New Zealand’s embassy is located in a part of Beijing which is home to nearly double the number of people who live in Auckland, and you can learn a lot about the tough task businesses have ahead of them in China.The Chaoyang district has a population of nearly 3.5 million people and 40% of the city’s cafés, all spread across a land area just 20% larger than Invercargill.Chaoyang is walkable, even in the near-40°C heat, but the biggest potential pedestrian hazards are electric cars, scooters and bikes which arrive silently...

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