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Trade Policy

Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
25th Aug 21, 11:00am
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Allan Barber finds that the new normal for the red meat sector will be very different to the old, pre-Covid normal. The sector's customers and end users are moving on quickly
Allan Barber watches the high wire act New Zealand trade negotiators and exporters perform to keep market access open in spite of the big power tensions that could derail those efforts in one breeze-shift
28th Jul 21, 9:22am
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Allan Barber watches the high wire act New Zealand trade negotiators and exporters perform to keep market access open in spite of the big power tensions that could derail those efforts in one breeze-shift
Guy Trafford reviews the big power competition, and how NZ positions itself after the core rivalry shifts from amateur name-calling to a real and serious geopolitical tension, where trade can be a collateral sacrifice
16th Mar 21, 9:48am
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Guy Trafford reviews the big power competition, and how NZ positions itself after the core rivalry shifts from amateur name-calling to a real and serious geopolitical tension, where trade can be a collateral sacrifice
Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
31st Oct 19, 10:02am
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Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
16th Oct 19, 10:46am
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The rural sector has enough challenges to face without being kneecapped by a government intent on appealing only to its most vocal supporters, says Allan Barber
Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation
11th Aug 19, 11:02am
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Why should China bow to a US that treats it as an enemy? By treating international trade as a zero-sum game in which the US makes its own rules, the Americans have weakened the incentive for countries to engage in policy cooperation
Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
24th Nov 18, 12:56pm
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Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
23rd Oct 18, 9:50am
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Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
Paola Subacchi thinks China has no good options if it tries to use a strategic currency devaluation in its fight against the Trump tariffs
22nd Jul 18, 9:02am
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Paola Subacchi thinks China has no good options if it tries to use a strategic currency devaluation in its fight against the Trump tariffs
Stephen Roach thinks trade wars are for losers and that Chinese retaliation against US trade sanctions will almost certainly cause America far more damage
28th Jan 18, 7:30am
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Stephen Roach thinks trade wars are for losers and that Chinese retaliation against US trade sanctions will almost certainly cause America far more damage
Benn Steil and Emma Smith explore the main causes behind the rapid decline of the Chinese currency's global standing
23rd Jun 17, 12:02pm
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Benn Steil and Emma Smith explore the main causes behind the rapid decline of the Chinese currency's global standing
Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon see promise for other countries – and for the US – in China's  policymakers "guidance" approach
29th Apr 17, 11:45am
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Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon see promise for other countries – and for the US – in China's  policymakers "guidance" approach
Xi Jinping is defending globalisation and "inclusive, sustainable development". But can China really provide the leadership and solutions needed?
21st Mar 17, 9:04am
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Xi Jinping is defending globalisation and "inclusive, sustainable development". But can China really provide the leadership and solutions needed?
Zhang Jun expects the US will be economically tougher on China, potentially triggering a trade war. But he says the new American portrayal of China is both inaccurate and illogical
16th Mar 17, 10:13am
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Zhang Jun expects the US will be economically tougher on China, potentially triggering a trade war. But he says the new American portrayal of China is both inaccurate and illogical
Should we care? With a new unpredictable American Administration, allies of the US are being tested. Where does New Zealand rank? Can we use that to our advantage?
4th Feb 17, 10:53pm
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Should we care? With a new unpredictable American Administration, allies of the US are being tested. Where does New Zealand rank? Can we use that to our advantage?
Have your say: US retaliates with dairy export subsidies
24th May 09, 10:47am
Have your say: US retaliates with dairy export subsidies