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NZ and S'pore demonstrate benefits of free, open trade ties

May 18, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

As small and open economies, Singapore and New Zealand will be significantly impacted by the ongoing trade war between the United States and China.

But their efforts to promote greater economic collaboration demonstrate the benefits of free and open trading relationships as well as a rules-based international order, and hopefully encourage other nations to seek out similar arrangements.

These were the sentiments shared by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and New Zealand Prime Ministe...