Malcolm Bailey (inset) wants UK to honour its commitments in the NZ-UK free trade agreement.

Plans for the United Kingdom to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have come with a warning from New Zealand dairy companies.

Praise has been heaped upon a free trade agreement upgrade signed by Minister of Trade Damien O'Connor.

There is widespread praise from both the primary and business sectors for the signing last week of a revamped free trade deal with China.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and British PM Boris Johnson are both keen to secure a free trade deal.

Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive development.

NZ butter booming in the US

Boutique dairy, Lewis Road Creamery, says sales of its premium butter in the US have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australian dairy farmers need support to stay farming as bush fire destruction comes on top of drought woes, says an industry spokesman.

US dairy exporters keep finding new markets for cheese and dairy ingredients despite facing trade tensions.

The expansion of the dairy industry in Ireland is starting to affect the environmental health of the country’s lakes, rivers and estuaries.

Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.

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