Liddell with Trump on January 30 this year (Getty)

Kiwi Chris Liddell passed over as Larry Kudlow named Trump's top economic adviser

Fri 16 Mar 46

Trump called the Kiwi businessman a genius, but he was up against a long-time friend.

Former WTO head Supachai Panitchpakdi says poorer nations are missing out on the free-trade action.

Former WTO head sees Asia's rival free trade pacts as 'divisive'

Thu 15 Mar

Trade's role in lifting countries out of poverty is being overtaken by geopolitical interests of major powers.

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.

Gary Cohn was viewed as a moderating force in the White House.

Latest White House resignation spooks Wall Street

Thu 8 Mar 1

Investors fear President Trump's trade tariffs will lead to higher costs for companies and consumers and ultimately slower economic growth.

International trade advocate Stephen Jacobi says "It’s a downward spiral in all directions.”

US tariffs plan 'puts world on brink of trade downturn'

Wed 7 Mar 1

International trade advocate Stephen Jacobi says tariffs on steel and aluminium have failed to save jobs in the past. Watch his interview with NBR View's Susan Wood.

Trade Minister David Parker says the purchase of cutting rights needs to be covered by the legislation now before the CPTPP comes into effect. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Parker has no sympathy for developers of luxury homes under OIA changes

Wed 7 Mar 25

Forestry registration rights are also to be brought into the Overseas Investment screening regime. Plus NBR Readers Poll results on luxury home exemption.


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