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Groser to attend APEC trade meeting in Russia

By Tim Groser Trade Minister Tim Groser will meet with his trade counterparts at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade to be held in Kazan, Russia 4-5 June. APEC Trade Ministers will be focusing on the four priority areas identified by this year’s APEC hosts Russia: regional economic integration, food […]

New Zealand-Russia begin FTA scoping discussions

By Tim Groser Trade Minister Tim Groser today announced New Zealand and Russia have agreed to begin laying the groundwork for formal commencement of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations. The announcement followed a meeting between Mr Groser and his Russian counterpart, Elvira Nabiullina, Russian Minister of Economic Development, in Moscow and discussions last year between […]

China Promises to Rescue the EU… Again?

Written by Nasos Mihalakas, Contributor Amid all that is happening in the Arab world (escalating violence in Syria, and nuclear brinkmanship by Iran) as well as the never-ending epic saga of the Greek sovereign debt crisis, comes the delayed EU-China summit in Beijing. Held on Valentine’s Day, it was full of promises for mutual love, […]

The Bank of Japan: Time for action

Another set of measures to tackle deflation CONSERVATIVE, cautious and cowardly: the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has endured all manner of insults over the years. Among the complaints from critics is the charge that the central bank could have boosted Japan’s economy if it had increased its balance-sheet more rapidly during the financial crisis. The […]