9 Nov 2015

PM to Asia with trade delegation

4:31 pm on 9 November 2015

The Prime Minister will lead a trade delegation to Asia this weekend .

Mr Key will visit Vietnam, meeting with that country's Prime Minister, and attend a number of events focused on boosting trade.

He will also travel to Kuala Lumpur to attend the East Asia leaders summit and to Manila for the the APEC's leaders meeting.

John Key says the Asia-Pacific region is a significant driver of global economic growth and is responsible for about 70-percent of New Zealand's total trade.