When mulling over how to mark Jacinda Ardern’s return to Parliament, a trade announcement may not have seemed the flashiest option for the Prime Minister.
Yet worthy but dull may have been the best starting point as Ardern’s Government seeks to boost the confidence levels of Kiwi businesses wary of uncertainty around reforms.
Announcing the formal launch of the Trade for All agenda, Ardern was quick to point to fears of a trade war and broader global uncertainty as one of the reasons for the negative business numbers. . . . . .