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NZ wine earns the country just over $1.5 billion in terms of exports. But in terms of our overall economy, wine provides in excess of $2 billion.
Onions New Zealand Inc says with 75% of this season's crop shipped, the industry is pleased with the direction it's heading in.
The value of goods exports were up 2.5% to $4 billion for February this year but some main commodities fell.
1999 ... $0.1 billion of wine exports, 2006 ... $0.5 billion of wine exports, 2010 ... $1.0 billion of wine exports, 2015 ... $1.5 billion of wine exports!
Federated Farmers says today's signing of the TPP is a significant milestone for the New Zealand economy.
Zespri says the TPP could save over $1000 for every hectare of kiwifruit grown in New Zealand if potential tariff relief was passed on to growers.
The Trans Pacific Partnership will eliminate over time most of the tariffs on New Zealand's red meat sector, says Beef + Lamb chairman James Parsons.