Displaying items by tag: EU

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 11:55

Brexit fears grip EU farmers

European farming leaders are truly concerned about Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons, just home from his annual visit to Europe.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:22

EU—NZ agreement on non-tariff trade barriers

Trade Minister Todd McClay and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have agreed on the importance of working in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) towards reducing non-tariff barriers (NTBs), and reform of domestic support in agriculture.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 07:55

Brexit angst for Irish farmers

Irish sheep and beef farmers are blaming Britain’s planned exit from the European Union (Brexit) for lower-than-normal prices for their stock.

Published in World News
Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:27

EU-NZ partnership agreement signed

New Zealand and the European Union (EU) today signed a Partnership Agreement for Relations and Cooperation (PARC).

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 08:55

Irish anxious about Brexit

Brexit has thrown up huge uncertainty for farmers within and outside the European Union (EU), says the president of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), Joe Healy.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 13:55

New meat strategy positive – MIA

Beef+Lamb NZ’s new red meat marketing strategy results from a step-up in collaboration by the wider red meat sector, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 10:55

UK sheep farmers fear FTAs with NZ and Australia

Britain's National Sheep Association is alarmed at Australia proposing a free trade deal with the UK effective when it leaves the European Union.

Published in General News
Monday, 05 September 2016 13:13

‘Accessible’ look at Brexit

In a “light” and “accessible” legal seminar, University of Canterbury Professor of Law Philip Joseph will explore the giant leap into the unknown that the vote for Brexit has triggered.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:55

Struggling EU farmers score another handout

Embattled European dairy farmers are to get another $780 million to help them weather the downturn.

Published in World News

Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie says uncertainty in the EU as a result of Brexit is one of the causes of a higher exchange rate.

Published in General News
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