The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
The fine milk and butter products of New Zealand have long had a good reputation in Russia. A journalist in central Russia, Nataliya Shkol'naya, sent Dairy News this exclusive, rare look into the ordinary citizen's view of dairy markets and embargoes.
A "new world order" is emerging in the global fresh fruit and vegetable trade, according to a recently-released research report.
Consumers will buy New Zealand produce based on taste, price and convenience; the ‘clean, green’ image may not be so much a factor, says a visiting European expert.
Success for the New Zealand primary sector depends on exporting higher-value products to the world’s most affluent consumers.
Trade Minister Todd McClay has reiterated the Government has sought and received assurances from the Chinese Government that any competition issues would not impact on trade between the two countries.
Prime Minister John Key's visit to the UK and Europe last week was good timing given the Brexit decision.
Brexit is likely to push New Zealand down the queue for free trade negotiations with the European Union.
Trade minister Todd McClay says he's received strong assurances that New Zealand's trade interests will not be adversely affected as a result of the Brexit vote.