Free Trade

20 Feb 19, 4:10pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says if you fear Socialism then the best way to stop it is by cleaning up Capitalism
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31 Jan 19, 9:31am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics says the US has legitimate trade grievances with China and others but questions the way it's dealing with them
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22 Jan 19, 1:09pm
'Very positive' agreements to see NZ products treated the same in the UK, as they are in the EU, in the immediate aftermath of Brexit
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10 Dec 18, 1:34pm
PwC's Geoff Cooper says China has grabbed the attention of late and is a risk, but the Eurozone might be a larger threat to global financial stability
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23 Nov 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including the new NAFTA, the CPTPP, getting back the basics, ASEAN on the rise, India's widening trade deficit, China wants more imports and more
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22 Nov 18, 9:43am
Guy Trafford reviews the challenges the dairy industry faces, noting a2 Milk successes stand out even as production rises and prices fall for most others
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4 Oct 18, 4:00pm
Patrick Watson says businesses that depend on imports or exports can't plan ahead against the backdrop of a trade war which is why Trump's trade war won't work
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28 Sep 18, 9:58am
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tells the United Nations General Assembly countries must work together to tackle ‘wicked problems’
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21 Sep 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang looks at gains and losses from the China-US trade war, US wine hanging by a thread in China, India steps up to the plate, the end of 'made in China' & more
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11 Sep 18, 9:22am
Even if free trade is ultimately broadly beneficial, the fact remains that as trade has become freer inequality has worsened, Jayati Ghosh argues
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20 Jul 18, 10:00am
Liz Kendall and Miles Workman look at the Top 10 things keeping ANZ economists up at night, which include expensive houses, underwhelming productivity, the cost of an ageing population, anxious businesses and more
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17 Jul 18, 9:13am
Guy Trafford sees MFAT's goals for a NZ-EU FTA coming with some tough consequences for local artisan producers and little chance of the EU giving up its subsidy advantages
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21 Jun 18, 2:10pm
EU and NZ officials officially kick off negotiations for an FTA that is expected to boost goods trading by 50%
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15 Jun 18, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific, including China and imports, e-commerce in India, Malaysia back in the mix, Australia goes at China, meaty matters, the Trump-Kim summit and more
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15 Jun 18, 9:31am
David Cay Johnston argues President Trump may have promised to put America & American workers first but his actions show he's pursuing a strategy of Make China Great Again
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14 May 18, 5:02pm
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
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24 Apr 18, 5:17pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's yet to receive any news from the US on whether NZ will receive an exemption on steel and aluminium tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump
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13 Apr 18, 11:54am
Donald Trump has told US officials to investigate how the US could get back in the CPTPP trade deal but one expert says opting back in now would be 'extremely difficult'
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22 Mar 18, 10:46am
Allan Barber notes that while Trump pulls America back, the rest of the world is making large and effective multilateral trade deals at a rising pace. NZ is in many of them
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13 Mar 18, 2:28pm
Former WTO and UNCTAD head talks to Jen​ée Tibshraeny about why NZ should be able to secure an exemption from the the US's steel and aluminum tariffs
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