EDITORIAL

This weeks' conclusion of an upgrade to the free trade agreement between New Zealand and China is welcome. Sniping from the Opposition about it, and New Zealand's wider foreign policy positioning, is most certainly not.

The modest upgrade was two and a half years in the making - talks started in the last months of the former National government - and built on the free trade agreement first struck between Wellington and Beijing in 2008.

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