New Zealand exporters need not panic about Britain's decision to leave the European Union, says Trade Minister Todd McClay, once a senior bureaucrat in the EU.
Trade Minister Todd McClay says he is seeking meetings with trade ministers from the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) to discuss the UK's decision to leave the EU.
Beef + Lamb NZ says those who think Brexit won't have an impact on trade because the United Kingdom (UK) only takes 2% of New Zealand's exports, are missing the point.
Ireland is warning New Zealand that it might be caught up in political and economic fallout if Britain decides to leave the European Union.
If the Brexit goes ahead New Zealand could lose its best ally in its struggle against European agricultural protectionism, says an agronomics expert.
Leaving the European Union would put the UK's access to vital farm subsidies and free market trade at risk, prominent British farm leaders are warning.