Stuff reports that 5400 horticultural producers are losing around 23 million dollars from tarrifs being imposed as a precondition to foriegn markets.
Now anyone with a skerrik of understanding of the difficulties, dealing with weather,crop health, insects, exchange rates, shipping costs, packaging, marketing and regulatory compliance added to market forces knows how fraught making it all happen in a way that allows survival let alone making a profit without trade barriers in the form of tariffs taking what might have made the diference.
That is the reason why free trade is so important to our wealth creating economy.
General Debate 1 May 2016
40 minutes ago