Whether you see it as all-out trade war or simply bilateral skirmishing, the normally relatively staid world of global trade is heating up, with the [read more…]
Here is our collection of articles and blog posts regarding trade issues, the importance of trade and the relevance of trade to everyday New Zealanders.
Economy Hub: D-Day for Trump trade war. NZIBF Director Stephen Jacobi discusses the potential impact, and the risks for the international trading system, with Liam Dann [read more…]
Some positive news amongst the doom and gloom of global trade – New Zealand and the European Union are launching an FTA negotiation. Both the [read more…]
US President Donald J Trump’s intention to proceed with tariffs of 25% on Chinese imports from 6 July, and the announcement of Chinese retaliation in [read more…]
Although wailing and gnashing of teeth appears to have largely subsided, it seems TPP -or now, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans Pacific Partnership [read more…]
The international rules-based trading system is essential to the economic wellbeing of New Zealand and other small states. For the little guys without real economic heft [read more…]
David Toua speaks about key issues for the Pacific, including Papua New Guinea and shared issues of importance across the Asia-Pacific region regarding inclusive growth and using digital technology to engage more people in the economy.
Trump just announced plans to impose new tariffs on steel – New Zealand’s own exports to the US are relatively small, at $39 million in steel and a further $14 million in steel products, and $23 million in aluminium. However markets like the EU, Korea and Canada will be amongst those greatly affected. Does a trade war loom?
NZIBF Director Stephen Jacobi appeared on The AM Show yesterday morning, in the countdown to the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement being signed [read more…]
There are several challenges facing APEC businesses. In the booming digital economy, Mr Motomu Takahashi talks about protecting the free flow of data across borders to ensure SME businesses can enter the global economy and see success.