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EU in talks to widen trade with New Zealand

Move to expand links with one of world's biggest dairy producers

30th October, 2015
EU President Donald Tusk. Pic: Bloomberg

The EU will start talks with New Zealand on an updated trade agreement.

The move was announced in Brussels yesterday following meetings between European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council president Donald Tusk and New Zealand prime minister John Key. The talks will aim to liberalise trade between the two regions.

The EU will start an impact assessment on a free trade agreement. Full negotiations can't start without unanimous agreement from all member states, and...

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