Articles tagged Foreign Affairs

Donald Trump and Brexit have given many people cause for concern about the future of the current world order. British economist Philippe Legrain spoke to Sam Sachdeva about tackling the public pessimism behind the rise of protectionism - and why there should be greater optimism about employing refugees.

The Government has formally launched its Trade for All agenda, with Jacinda Ardern saying the public’s confidence in trade must be rebuilt. Just another working group, or a savvy play to win back business confidence? Sam Sachdeva reports.

One of Jacinda Ardern's earliest tasks as prime minister was to mend the trans-Tasman relationship. New rumbles have erupted while Ardern has been on maternity leave, but talk of the end of a glorious friendship seems overblown, as Robert Ayson writes for The Interpreter.

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The Government and Kiwi exporters have come out firing against a European Union proposal to split up tariff access post-Brexit, warning of a “potential spiral” into tit-for-tat action. Sam Sachdeva reports.

Nervousness in Latin America about rising protectionist sentiment could help New Zealand to secure a better trade deal as the region's countries look towards the Asia-Pacific, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says. Sam Sachdeva reports.

Bilateral relations between New Zealand and the United States have taken some cautious steps forward, with the resumption of a trade dialogue and business visa access for Kiwis moving closer to reality. Sam Sachdeva reports.