4 Feb 2020

Minister on trade effects from Novel Coronavirus

From Morning Report, 8:18 am on 4 February 2020

Log traders are fearful job losses are on the cards amid trade uncertainty due to the Novel Coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China.

Logs from New Zealand are shipped to China and then transported to sawmills but there's uncertainty if these will reopen as normal after the Chinese New Year holiday.

Minister for Trade David Parker speaks to Susie Ferguson.