Apr 23, 2008

Goff RecognisesThe Importance Of International Trade Rules

We have just read Phil Goff's speech to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce today. Two quotes relevant to our post on the importance of international trade and investment rules jump out at us - we hope Goff reminds his colleagues of these facts whenever he has the opportunity

As a small country, we rely on exporting to make a living in the world.

A multilateral, rules based system offers the best protection to our economic interests and the only option for removing trade barriers on a global basis.