Apec executive director Alan Bollard says there's potential in the low level of trade in services in Asia Pacific compared with the European Union.

Apec's Bollard warns of collateral damage from US-China trade war

Tue 3 Jul

The tit-for-tat tariffs are undoing progress on practical measures to make cross-border trade easier.

Apec executive director Alan Bollard says future growth will come from millions of small businesses.

Alan Bollard sees small business to fore in next wave of globalisation

Thu 15 Mar

Trade in services, e-commerce and digitisation are replacing traditional merchandise as the generators of economic growth.

JP Morgan chief economist Bruce Kasman says “Eventually a tightening in financial conditions should slow growth"

Trumpian trade threatens recovery


Margin Call: Protectionist policies and withdrawal from free-trade agreements could reverse the global economic recovery.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters says the issue of corrupt individuals wanted in China and domiciled in New Zealand did "seriously come up"

China raises extradition for expat criminals with Peters at Apec

Mon 13 Nov 14

Peters stopped short of supporting opening extradition treaty negotiations with Beijing.

Ardern and Parker at the APEC summit in Da Nang. Parker says his government has protected five things in the scaled-down trade pact (Getty)

Parker defends modest gains as TPP limps back to life

Sun 12 Nov 17

Trade Minister David Parker says his government has protected five things in scaled-down deal, yet to be finalised.

Trade Minister David Parker said there had been "an unusual turn of events"

Last minute glitch hits TPP deal

Fri 10 Nov

The ministers believed they had reached an agreement at around 10pm.


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