Free Trade

16 Oct 17, 11:18am
David Chaston with 10 more things you need to know about developments around and involving China
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6 Oct 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific including a new couple, an old & odd couple, arbitration of the Belt and Road, the Kra Canal proposal, capping population & more 
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2 Oct 17, 10:23am
David Chaston with 10 things you need to know about developments around and involving China
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18 Sep 17, 10:49am
Brian Fallow looks at the breakdown of bipartisan consensus on trade policy and what this means, or might mean, for the sale of residential properties to overseas buyers
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11 Sep 17, 9:36am
National finance spokesman Steven Joyce says he's keen to look at savings tax rates next term; Alex Tarrant spoke to him about productivity, capital gains vs income, immigration, that export goal and house prices
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8 Aug 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with everything you need to know about China's ambitious One Belt One Road Initiative
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25 Jul 17, 1:12pm
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says NZ at or near top of free trade negotiation list; Says no one can be worse off when asked about stance of Welsh sheep farmers; Also on NZers' access to UK, Brexit & Tory leadership
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13 Jul 17, 11:19am
John Ballingall says the inherent vice of globalisation is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of isolationism is the equal sharing of miseries
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12 Jul 17, 9:18am
John Ballingall says trade gives households more choice and makes budgets go further. It drives jobs and productivity, even if it does challenge uncompetitive industries
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11 Jul 17, 9:00am
Trade is getting a bad rap but the concerns relate to other matters, other countries. New Zealand households benefit greatly from liberalised trade says John Ballingall, and the story needs champions
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1 Jul 17, 11:47am
When President Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many assumed that the mega-regional trade deal was dead. But Koichi Hamada says such assumptions may have been premature
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30 Jun 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on China and the US addressing their beef, the growing global population, Asia's cost challenges, the return of the conglomerate, protectionism vs 'what's appropriate', Japan steps on to the Belt Road...gingerly, and more
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20 May 17, 2:14pm
Ex-Labour PM Mike Moore tells RNZ he hopes to live long enough to see another Labour govt, but worries the party's 'not seen to be on the side of those who are strivers'
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20 May 17, 9:44am
The OECD makes the case for more free, fair and open trade between nations in a time when public scepticism in some countries has grown
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9 May 17, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says this country needs to take the initiative and help itself to become the South Pacific hub of China's One Belt One Road policy
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5 May 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on America's show of steel, corruption on TV in China, NZ is 'first' again, nurturing home-grown, the big boys fight in Southeast Asia, who is stealing your job? and more
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26 Apr 17, 1:04pm
Siah Hwee Ang says education and communication are still key in health-related value propositions in China
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25 Apr 17, 9:04am
Joseph Davis points out that shrinking manufacturing job levels are more about technology than unbalanced trade deals. So protectionism is unlikely to bring a meaningful jobs boost
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10 Apr 17, 10:20am
Siah Hwee Ang says it makes no sense for the US and China to engage in a trade war
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5 Apr 17, 11:58am
George Friedman & Jacob Shapiro preview the Trump-Xi meeting noting China is in no position to play hardball and the US can't simply do whatever it wants
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