Trade Relations Between New Zealand And The Philippines Essay

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Abstract

This paper is a discussion of the trade relations between New Zealand and the Philippines. Its focus is on the trade profiles first and foremost of both New Zealand and the Philippines to afford a bird’s eye view of each country’s individual trading capacity and capability. Hopefully, the discussion shows the trading intensity between New Zealand and the Philippines. Trade barriers are discussed briefly in order to depict some of the hindrances that are currently faced by both parties. The paper also has discussions on New Zealand and the Philippines trade potentials and opportunities to showcase both countries’ trade possibilities under certain situations.

Introduction

New Zealand, a country with a population of more or less four million five hundred thousand and the Philippines, a country with a population of almost a hundred million are operating on a more or less equal Gross Domestic Product. Obviously there is a disparity in terms of per capita income between the two countries. The reason why I have cited the above information is because I wanted to emphasize the country-wide impact of trade for these two trading partner country. Yes, I know that neither country has anything to do with each other’s population but the fact still remains that the gigantic difference in population affects current and future trading between these two trading partner.

New Zealand and the Philippines are mainly agriculture based economy countries, although…
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