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New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) regional dinners will continue to be held around the country.
The country's second-largest dairy processor says its supply chain is being managed tightly around the Covid-19 outbreak.
Covid-19 is forecast to strip more than $1.3 billion dollars off New Zealand’s primary exports in the coming year, including $390 million off dairy exports.
Federated Farmers is calling for the government to defer a wide range of policy and regulatory impositions to protect workers and businesses during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Unlike some other exporters, Fonterra’s scheduling, logistics and delivery activities to all markets are largely operating as normal, the cooperative says.
Former special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen says it will probably take months for supply chains to and in China to clear in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus has only had a moderate impact on dairy prices so far, according to Westpac head of strategy Imre Speizer.