21 Feb 2020

Trade, exports and Coronavirus

From Nine To Noon, 9:05 am on 21 February 2020
A Chinese tourist wearing a protective mask waits at Sheremetyevo airport, outside Moscow, Russia.

Photo: AFP

What are the prospects for the many New Zealand businesses feeling the impact of the Coronavirus? 

Forestry, tourism, education, primary industries, manufacturing, retail and the restaurant trade are all facing losses as their products can't reach China, their customers can't get here, or the factories can't get vital component parts from China.

Kathryn talks with the Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker.