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New Zealand appears to have lost its ability to influence global dairy prices, says Rabobank analyst Thomas Bailey.
The world has changed and we need to understand that, says Mike Petersen, special agricultural trade envoy.
Fonterra and its global peers believe future prices will show that the dairy market is not as imbalanced as the current prices indicate, John Wilson says.
Global dairy prices are unlikely to start rising until later this year, weighed down by European production and global economic uncertainty, says Fonterra chairman John Wilson.
Federated Farmers is calling for the Government to apply diplomatic pressure with European countries wanting to move backwards towards more regulation.
While dairy faces another tough year, Rabobank foresees a generally strong year ahead for most other agricultural sectors.
The world economy has veered into difficult and dangerous waters, suggesting 2016 will be a long hard year of slow recovery in prices in global food commodity markets, including dairy.