Trade Minister Todd McClay

China-led pan-Asia free trade grouping to meet in NZ

Fri 29 Apr 1

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes India as well as most countries in Asia.

Saunders Unsworth executive director Charles Finny

Widening trade deficit highlights increased reliance on tourism

Thu 28 Apr

Charles Finny says yesterday's trade data should reinforce the importance of the tourism industry. With special feature audio.

Finance Minister Bill English

NZ posts biggest annual trade deficit in seven years on drop in dairy, meat values

Wed 27 Apr

The trade deficit widened to $3.8 billion in the 12 months ended March 31.

Chinese president Xi Jinping

China, India show their hands on investor access in trade talks

Thu 21 Apr

The 12th round of negotiations on RCEP, seen as a China-backed counterweight to the US-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership, is set for this week.

Lowndes Associates consultant Mike Whale

Business mission targets Thailand, Malaysia

Thu 21 Apr

Exporters already have the advantages of free trade agreements with both countries. With special feature audio.

WTO director-general Robert Azevêdo

Editor’s Insight: WTO sees pick up in 2017 after another sluggish year

Mon 11 Apr

While volumes rose modestly, world trade values dropped 13% in 2015. With special feature audio.


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