Monday, 06 April 2015 00:00

MPI fees threaten wine exports

The Ministry of Primary Industries' proposal to impose higher costs on the wine industry is a major threat to the sector and its export business, says Alistair King from Crowe Horwath.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 14:11

Kiwifruit back to pre-Psa levels

The kiwifruit season is promising strong growth with volumes back to pre-Psa levels this season, Zespri's chief executive Lain Jager says.

Published in General News

New Zealand infant formula exports to China have been given a boost with the launch last week of a new pilot project to test products here instead of there.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:24

Small company makes big moves in China

A Kiwi company specialising in selling milk products to China is planning a major expansion and is planning to raise $10 million to do this. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 February 2015 00:00

More China dairy concerns?

The Ministry for Primary Industries denies holding ‘special’ meetings with New Zealand dairy product makers in the light of claims that China has rejected 60 batches of our dairy products in the past year.

Published in General News
Saturday, 24 January 2015 00:00

Agritech export revenue tops $1.2b

 New Zealand agritech exports earned their producers $1.2 billion in 2013. $1 billion had long been the annual export target of the sector.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 December 2014 00:00

Beef buffers dairy doom

HIGHER SHEEP and beef prices seem set to buffer the drop in export earnings from dairying, according to the latest economic update from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 December 2014 00:00

Price cycle set to turn in 2015

Four months ago, we considered several months of downward movements in dairy commodity prices on international markets. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 14:26

Dairy drags export earnings down

TOTAL AGRICULTURAL export earnings for 2014-15 will be down 9.5%, warns the Ministry of Primary Industries.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

Agribusiness leaders tasked with challenge

TRYING TO determine how primary producers can achieve the Government’s goal of doubling New Zealand’s exports by 2025 was the focus of a meeting of the agribusiness ‘boot camp’ group in Wellington last week.  The meeting was attended by the chairs and senior managers representing 80% of New Zealand’s primary exports.

Published in General News

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