Wednesday, 10 July 2019 10:55

Forecasts steady as demand holds

Banks are mainly holding firm on their forecasts of $7/kgMS despite last week’s flat Global Dairy Trade result – a small decline of 0.4% in the overall price index.

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Wednesday, 03 July 2019 11:55

Limbo causes drop in confidence

An air of uncertainty hangs over the whole agri sector, says the ANZ’s managing director of commercial and agri, Mark Hiddleston.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 09:55

$7 payout still on the cards

Economists are still sticking to a 2019/20 season forecast of around $7/kgMS despite the 3.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade overall price index last week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:55

Are we too dependent on China?

Is New Zealand becoming too reliant on China as a customer for primary product exports?

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Was last week’s 3.4% drop in the Global Dairy Trade overall price index a warning sign or a temporary dip? Economists are divided.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 10:30

Lamb prices hold firm

Lamb prices have held up at much stronger levels than expected, says ANZ’s agricultural economist Susan Kilsby.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:37

Optimistic on prices, but with a caution

Dairy farmers can be “cautiously optimistic” that current forecasts will hold, but it will depend on the global economy, says ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 February 2019 10:39

More milk means lower prices

Strong milk production in New Zealand is putting downward pressure on global dairy prices.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 09:55

Milk powder sell-off behind price hike

A big reduction in European stocks of skim milk powder (SMP) was behind its whopping 10.3% rise in price at last week’s auction, economists concur.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 08:55

$6-plus payout looking likely

A farmgate milk price at the upper end of Fonterra’s forecast is now on the cards.

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