26 Aug 2020

NZ goods exports to China holding up well: NZTE

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 26 August 2020
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New Zealand goods exports to China are holding up well, according to Trade and Entrerprise. NZTE's Greater China regional director, Fiona Acheson recently returned to Shanghai where she heads up four offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu staffed by a team of 60.

China is New Zealand's biggest trading partner - taking 28% of our exports, worth nearly 19 billion dollars.

She tells Kathryn Ryan that Kiwi products exported to China are doing relatively well as the economy there gets going again, unlike our export education and tourism sectors which have taken a massive hit from our closed borders.