Trade Minister Damien O'Connor and Irish Ambassador Peter Ryan

New Zealand is looking to Ireland for support as it negotiates a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU).

Britain and the EU will try and hammer out a deal before the end of the year - where a no deal is more than possible.

A former Irish Prime Minister says even if the UK and EU manage to work out a deal over Brexit it will be very limited and cause a lot of disruption.

Trade expert Stephen Jacobi says New Zealand should not be affected by Australia's disagreements with China.

A deepening trade spat between China and Australia shouldn’t impact New Zealand, according to trade analyst Stephen Jacobi.

 
 
New regulations in Australia around Crush Prevention Devices will see Honda quit selling ATVs in that market.

Honda Australia has signalled it will stop selling quads/ATVs in that country as the discussion about the effectiveness of Crush Prevention Devices (CPD’s) rages on.

America's biggest milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy and is planning to sell assets.

Ireland, often a source of skilled farm machinery operators for rural contractors in New Zealand, is facing even worse driver shortages than NZ.

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