Free Thinking Blog

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.

Does Trade War loom? Nerves of Steel.

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?