PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
The US Government is rolling out US$12 billion worth of aid to farmers caught up in trade wars, triggered by President Donald Trump.
Plenty's been said about the first 100 days of the Trump presidency – more about unfulfilled campaign promises than tangible action – but in recent weeks the dairy industry has been drawn into some of the posturing.
New Zealand will have to be extremely active – even by its own standards – in trade policy, given the nature of the disruption caused by the new Trump administration.
Nathan Guy says some kind of trade deal with the US may still be possible, despite President Trump saying no to the TPP.
US president-elect Donald Trump has the powers, delegated by Congress, to wreak havoc on international trade, says trade expert Stephen Jacobi.