Behind the smiles and the scenic backdrops there are serious issues on the table when Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern meet in Queenstown this weekend.
Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.
New Zealand businesses need to plan for a post-COVID recovery in a global economy more complex, uncertain and ambiguous than before.
New Zealand should recognise the high stakes and join the China-Australia WTO hearing as a third party.
A survey of 800 foreign policy experts identified four international issues where Republicans and Democrats may actually cooperate to get something done – and one area of severe disagreement.
Wood, a major export of the US, has taken a hit from international tariffs compounded by COVID-19.
Indonesia is a strategic country for the United States and the cooperation between the two countries will only grow.
Trump launched his trade war to save American manufacturing. An economist explains why it hasn't worked out as planned.
China represents one of the biggest consumer markets in the world. Can that potential profit offset the problems of investing for multinational corporations? Apparently, yes.
Africa accounts for nearly 27% of the World Trade Organisation's membership and 35% of members from developing countries, but an African has never run it.
South Africa should use its remaining AGOA window to find other export markets and retool its economy - as US economic attitude towards Africa hardens.
The deal represents a trade war truce but doesn't resolve the underlying tensions that led to the two-year-old conflict.
Brexit represented British voters' desire to reclaim more control over their economic future, but some worry the cost will be some of the prosperity gained from globalization.
New tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese goods including smartphones and sneakers are set to take effect on Dec. 15.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
We are about to go from having rules that overreached to having few rules. The US, China and the EU will be able to act with impunity.
The Trump administration's tendency to follow rules only if they're in its interest could end up hurting the US in the long run.
China and the United States are not at war, but cyberspace has created opportunities for intelligence gathering, influence and sabotage that are already taking place.
French wine is the subject of an ongoing trade dispute between the US and EU, but tariffs could have impacts not intended by US president Donald Trump.
Illegality doesn't matter when you've kneecapped the umpire who would have enforced the rules.