NZ secures historic FTA with UK: PM Ardern

New Zealand and the UK have agreed in principle the details of a historic Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which will see a boost of almost NZ$1 billion ($720 million) to Wellington’s GDP and unprecedented access for Kiwi exporters to the British market, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. Continue Reading

UK MPs approve ‘historic’ Brexit trade deal with EU

Members of the UK Parliament on Wednesday voted in favour of the Brexit trade deal 521 votes to 73. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had recalled Parliament from its Christmas break to get the Brexit free trade agreement (FTA) struck with the European Union (EU) cleared through all parliamentary stages for the EU (Future Relationship) Bill to become law in time for 1 January, 2021. Continue Reading