Thursday, 04 February 2021 09:12

A lesion for Aussies

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: The recent signing of a revamped free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and China has been noticed across the ditch.

Some Aussie commentators have been quick to point out warm trade relations between the two countries and the tumultuous trade ties they endure with one of the world’s biggest market.

“New Zealand and China sign Free Trade Agreement upgrade, unlike Australia who sets fire to our trading relationship!” said one.

China has slapped tariffs on Aussie wine, grain and beef and there are fears dairy could be next.

Maybe the Aussies should take a leaf out of our trade relations book.

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There may soon be another tool available to cut your climate footprint - select less-gassy bulls out of a catalogue.

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