This week on The Best of The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Rabobank's Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific Michael Every, who says China and the US are heading for a cold war.
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Rabobank's Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific has three words to describe the plight of the global economy and the implications for the NZ Ag sector - ugly, ugly, ugly - saying China and the US are effectively heading for a Cold War.
We ask the Leader of the Opposition if last week's Budget leaks resulted in his best week in the job or was it just a smokes screen for burying National's bad news stories. We also discuss Labour's Cabinet reshuffle and whether the Nanny State will slow down our cars and our economy.