Exporters are hoping China and New Zealand can keep politics out of their long-standing trade relationship, RNZ reports. According to an analyst, the country may face trade repercussions over the confrontation but the export and farming sectors hope any impact will be limited. Meanwhile, the Chinese embassy in New Zealand is calling the cybercriminal accusations groundless and irresponsible, and urging it to stop its mud-slinging and abandon its Cold War mentality.