Kōrero: Customs and tariffs

Free trade agreement with China

Free trade agreement with China

In April 2008 New Zealand and China signed a free trade agreement. Bilateral trade agreements were an alternative strategy for New Zealand after hopes were dashed for a reduction in world trade barriers on agricultural goods. Helen Clark, prime minister at the time, is seen waving the agreement behind the Great Wall.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0006152
Cartoon by Allan Charles Hawkey

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tony Simpson, 'Customs and tariffs - Tariffs and the GATT', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/22583/free-trade-agreement-with-china (accessed 9 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Tony Simpson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010