The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
The merchandise terms of trade rose 4.1% in the March 2013 quarter, due to export prices rising and import prices falling, Statistics New Zealand says.
Federated Farmers is hopeful an administrative issue affecting New Zealand meat exports to China will soon be resolved.
Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Fonterra Chairman John Wilson for a tour of a South Auckland dairy farm and also visited the company's Te Rapa manufacturing site.
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.
Grey clouds still hang over the global economy, says Rabobank in its July Agribusiness review for New Zealand and Australia.
Primary sector export revenue is expected to decline in 2012/13, a Ministry for Primary Industries report shows.
Compared with April 2011, exports of goods fell $799 million (17 percent) in April 2012, to $3.9 billion, Statistics New Zealand said today.
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.