If Britain crashes out of the EU at the end of October it will be unlikely to seriously affect the New Zealand meat industry.
The New Zealand and British agritech sectors have huge scope to work together, says Britain’s deputy high commissioner to NZ.
Sarah Wilson, New Zealand Winegrowers’ Senior Legal Counsel, has had a busy six months since she began, with Brexit being one of her focuses.
New Zealand cheesemakers fear that European proposals to protect names of many common foodstuffs may stifle local investment and innovation in cheesemaking, and limit choices for NZ consumers.
European Union and New Zealand trade officials are still hopeful that agreement on a free trade agreement (FTA) will be reached by the end of the year.
Negotiations this week in Wellington are expected to further advance a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU).
Organisations representing New Zealand’s largest food and beverage exporters are calling on Britain and the European Union to work with NZ and honour existing WTO tariff rate quotas.
Beef + Lamb NZ is pleased the UK got an extension for Brexit, says Esther Guy-Meakin, BLNZ’s manager, international trade.