Archive for December, 2010

Free Trade Agreements not all they’re cracked up to be

December 8, 2010

There are two views about free trade agreements (FTAs) – they’re either unreservedly positive for New Zealand’s exports, because all other countries have higher tariffs than we do, or they’re full of potential fish hooks. These opposing views can’t both be right, but on closer examination there are elements of truth to them both. (more…)