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BHPB's Mackenzie calls for more free trade

BHP Billiton’s CEO Andrew Mackenzie used his address at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC to attack international trade barriers restricting the free market, saying the continuation of such policies was restricting global growth.

Andrew Mackenzie thinks trade barriers have held back global growth (photo: US Chamber of Commerce)

Andrew Mackenzie thinks trade barriers have held back global growth (photo: US Chamber of Commerce)

Following his stint on the podium, he said worldwide growth had been held back by increased protectionism, explaining trade remained below its 2007 peak and fell in absolute terms in the first half of...

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