Monday, 20 August 2012 11:16

Last quarter Fonterra’s biggest ever

Fonterra's record end-of-season quarter has been the cooperative's biggest ever May, June, and July – with 620,000 metric tonnes of dairy products loaded on ships for export to over 100 markets around the world.

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Wednesday, 11 July 2012 08:49

Grey economic clouds

Grey clouds still hang over the global economy, says Rabobank in its July Agribusiness review for New Zealand and Australia.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 June 2012 11:43

Exports expected to decline

Primary sector export revenue is expected to decline in 2012/13, a Ministry for Primary Industries report shows.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 May 2012 13:14

Export values drop

Compared with April 2011, exports of goods fell $799 million (17 percent) in April 2012, to $3.9 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 11:05

Shift in focus boosts exports

The 3.1% increase in fruit and vegetable exports in 2011 is a great result given the negative impacts of a 6.5% rise in the value of the New Zealand dollar and difficult market conditions in the same period.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 May 2012 14:00

Hort exports up 3% to $3.5b

New Zealand's horticulture industry now accounts for $1 in every $13 of exports, with an annual value of close to $3.5 billion.

Published in General News
Monday, 05 March 2012 16:39

Dismal summer boosted economy

Recent releases by Statistics New Zealand point to a bumper export performance led by our farm system, largely due to a wetter summer which allowed many regions to increase productivity. However, some dark clouds are gathering.

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