Friday, July 1, 2022

Eric Frykberg

9 posts
Eric Frykberg is a Wellington-based freelance journalist who writes on trade issues.

US-NZ trade relations stagnant

There now appear to be few hopes of significantly improved trade relations with the United States, eight months into the Biden administration. The preceding Trump administration was avowedly protectionist, but his successor has done little in real terms to reverse that trend.

More details emerge on NZ-UK deal

Further details have been revealed on the New Zealand-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement, which is racing towards its final completion. Farmers Weekly recently revealed (see FW, August 23) that dairy sales will be greatly liberalised when the agreement is reached, probably with tariffs reducing to zero over several years.