Wednesday, 14th March, 2018

Last week, US President Trump potentially kicked off a trade war with China and Europe, imposing a tariff on steel and aluminium imports (Canada, Mexico and Australia are exempt). We take a look of the past evolution of global trade and highlight recent tariff tensions. NZ GDP is released this week and is likely to be the main focus of local markets given it’s a relatively quiet week for international data and economic events.

 

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