Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:20

Meaty matters for NZ

New moves are afoot, this month, to try to resolve the issue of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) which will threaten New Zealand sheepmeat exports to Europe when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) next year.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:27

TPP ‘milestone’ for NZ economy - Feds

Federated Farmers says today's signing of the TPP is a significant milestone for the New Zealand economy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:16

Big tariff savings in TPP says Zespri

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:12

Red meat sector welcomes TPP signing

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 07:06

Opening trade borders will smooth prices

Better dairy trade between key economies by tariff elimination would reduce volatility in global dairy prices, says Fonterra chairman John Wilson.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 07:00

Dairy tariffs ‘will be back on table’

The US dairy interests will realise within five to 10 years they got it wrong by opposing dairy tariff removal in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, says Fonterra chairman John Wilson.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 14:07

Wine Industry welcomes tariff bill

New Zealand Winegrowers say a new Tariff Amendment Bill is a big step towards implementing the Free Trade Agreement with South Korea.

Published in Industry
Monday, 17 November 2014 11:41

DCANZ welcomes Korea FTA

THE DAIRY Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) the NZ-Korea FTA agreement will result in elimination of tariffs on the vast majority of dairy tariff lines over reasonable periods.

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