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The deer industry hopes its good prices will stem the decline of the national deer herd and even cause a slight increase, Deer Industry NZ chief executive Dan Coup says.
Japan declined to eliminate its tariff on beef, but cut it from the current 38.5% to 9% under full implementation of the TPP.
Sheep and beef farmers, especially in the South Island, are going to take a substantial hit in their incomes this year as lamb prices weaken.
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.
Record revenue was made in the last quarter, despite the NZD depreciation and average per tonne values being down.
The Agri-Women's Development Trust business programme for sheep and beef farming women has been confirmed for 2016 with funding from the Red Meat Profit Partnership.
A global approach to positioning beef and lamb as premium consumer products is a step closer, with Australian research attracting new international collaboration.