New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

New Zealand’s China trade vulnerabilities, and how to deal with them, are a lesson to other small economies

  • Rather than decouple from a large, fast-growing economy, a new report recommends that New Zealand should fight for open markets, trust its export businesses and use a ‘China and’ diversification strategy

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivers a speech at the China Business Summit in Auckland on July 20, where she spoke of good bilateral relations and ample opportunities for both countries and peoples. Photo: Xinhua
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.