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Fonterra will focus on 'tier three' and 'four' cities in its bid to double sales in China in the next five years to $10 billion per annum, chief executive says.
A one litre cream product sold to kitchens, restaurants and bakeries all through Asia and China is a real growth market, says Fonterra's operations manager Canpac, Russell Muir.
New Zealand's agricultural exports are predicted to grow to $100 billion a year in the next 20 years and will be much more diversified than the current mix.
A Lincoln University expert says NZ exporters will have to be on their game to reap the benefits of a huge trade access deal that has gone under the radar.
On-shelf dairy prices for consumers in China are too high so demand is not growing, says Fonterra's chief executive Theo Spierings.
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.
Dairy farmers stand to benefit financially from the expansion at the Port of Tauranga, says chief executive Mark Cairns.
Prime Minister John Key has praised the dairy industry for driving innovation and technology at the opening of Waikato Milking Systems new $13 million building in Hamilton today.