14 Oct 2010

Joyce leads trade delegation to China

3:16 pm on 14 October 2010

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Steven Joyce, will lead a trade delegation to China this week.

Mr Joyce says New Zealand companies are well placed to take advantage of the Chinese government's emphasis on developing the country's high-tech sector.

China has 420 million internet users, 823 million mobile phone users and 277 million mobile phone internet users.

The delegation will visit Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.