The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Feds president William Rolleston says the TPP Agreement appears to be beneficial for agriculture and New Zealand.
Beef exports are up 46%($61 million) in August 2015 compared with August 2014, says Statistics New Zealand.
The latest GlobalDairyTrade results showed another move in the right direction and cause for cautious optimism, but “not time to pop the champagne yet”.
Beef and lamb exports paint two different pictures, according to the ASB’s Farmshed Economics report for August.
Zespri is doing more business with Japan this season than ever before, says Dave Courtney, general manager, grower and external relations.
Lancorp chief Steven Carden says NZ has a limited capacity to just keep producing more product; only added value will increase the revenue from primary exports.
The USA has overtaken Australia to become New Zealand wine’s largest export market by value says the New Zealand Winegrowers annual report.
Fresh potatoes from New Zealand have been approved for export to Vietnam, providing a new export opportunity for growers.