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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.
Recently there has been a lot of negative news and comment about economic conditions in China – the slowing growth, a volatile stock market and the decrease in dairy imports.
Rural News asked the country's second biggest meat processor and exporter – Alliance Group – about the current woes in the red meat sector.
Beef + Lamb NZ remains confident about the future of the NZ sheep farming sector, but admits there is good reason for current negativity.