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BusinessDesk editor: NZ exports haven't budged enough to justify National policy

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Publish Date
Tue, 10 Oct 2023, 7:58PM
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BusinessDesk editor: NZ exports haven't budged enough to justify National policy

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 10 Oct 2023, 7:58PM

National's Chris Luxon has promised to double the value of exports in 10 years, if elected.

The party also vowed to pursue Free Trade Agreements, pump up our trade missions, and prioritise increasing trade with India.

BusinessDesk managing editor Pattrick Smellie isn't too confident about National's proposal.

"The fact is, New Zealand's export performance unfortunately hasn't changed very much in the last 30 to 40 years- we're still sending about 20 percent of our stuff offshore."

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