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New Zealand apple growers bite back - trade & protectionism

Read the article NZ wins WTO appeal on Australia apple ban and then answer the questions below. You can either read the article in the window below or you can follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window.


Question 1

Explain why the Australian government originally banned the import of New Zealand apples.

Question 2

Analyse the costs and benefits of the trade in apples resuming between New Zealand and Australia for:

(a) Australian apple growers
(b) New Zealand apple growers
(c) The Australian economy
(d) The New Zealand economy

Question 3

Assess the methods used to resolve this dispute.