Kiwis Get Bullish on China Shop

For New Zealand, a free trade agreement with China is a huge prize. The Asian behemoth is already the tiny nation's fourth largest trading partner. But while Chinese products enter New Zealand with relative ease, exporters to China face an obstacle course of tariffs, quotas, confusing rules and uncertain legal protections. China sells the Kiwis $NZ3.2 billion worth of goods each year, twice as much as it buys from them. An FTA would help close the trade gap and give New Zealand a well-placed stall in one of the world's fastest-growing markets. For Trade...

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