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The Paris agreement on climate change prioritises food security and food production, recognising the dual challenges of controlling global temperatures and feeding a growing population, says Federated Farmers.
Dairy, kiwifruit, apples, cherries and wine are among winners in the "spectacular" growth in exports to Chinese Taipei in the last two years, says Trade Minister Tim Groser.
A free trade agreement could be on the cards for New Zealand and the EU, says the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand.
The French ambassador to New Zealand, Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, opened the first session of the Auckland climate change conference stating, "the world is on track for a robust agreement at COP21 in Paris".
Diplomatic representatives speaking yesterday in Auckland believe there is a strong chance of global agreement in the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in December.
Dairy Companies are commending Trade Minister Tim Groser for standing firm at last week's Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Hawaii.
Labour is now also putting the putting the boot into the NZ dairy sector. Its trade spokesman David Parker has accused Trade Minister Tim Groser of insulting Canadian diplomats by comparing that country’s dairy industry to the Soviet Union.
Trade minister Tim Groser has a controversial message for dairy farmers – volatility is their friend. The industry has lived with it for 130 years, he says.
ANYTHING GOOD for Australia is in the long run good for New Zealand. That’s the reaction of Trade Minister Tim Groser to the news that Australia has signed a free trade agreement with China, and to speculation that their FTA with China is better than NZ’s, especially regarding dairy products.