New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Reuters

China and New Zealand agree to upgrade free trade deal after three years of negotiating

  • China is New Zealand’s largest trading partner, with annual two-way trade recently exceeding US$21 billion, although relations grew strained after Huawei was blocked from the country’s 5G network
  • Meanwhile, Australia and China said they will work together to repair their bilateral relationship, tarnished by allegations of Beijing’s cyberattacks and political interference
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Reuters
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