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John Key signing the visitors book at the Blue House the Presidential Office and Residence with President Park Geun hye looking on          John Key signs the visitor's book at the official residence of the South Korean President Park Geun-hye       (Photo RNZ / Jane Patterson)

After five tough years of negotiating, New Zealand has signed a free trade deal with South Korea.

It's already New Zealand's sixth largest trading partner, and with an increasingly affluent population, Korea is potentially a very lucrative market for New Zealand producers.

Radio New Zealand’s  parliamentary chief reporter, Jane Patterson, travelled to South Korea for the signing of the deal, and she looks at who are the winners, who are the losers, and is this really a good deal for New Zealand?