China, New Zealand pledge support for free trade to counter global protectionism

February 10, 2017

New Zealand and China will soon hold a series of high-level meetings and work to promote free trade, the countries' governments said on Friday, amidst growing concerns about U.S. trade protectionism. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his New Zealand counterpart Murray McCully met in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, on Friday, a day after Wang met the Pacific nation's prime minister, Bill English.

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Topics: PROTECTIONISM BILATERAL INTEGRATION FREE TRADE

Regions: CHINA NEW ZEALAND ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: REUTERS

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