Wednesday, 08 August 2018 07:55

NZ meat industry unhappy

The Meat Industry Association (MIA) says the latest tariff-rate quota (TRQ) proposal from Britain and the EU is absolute nonsense, is unnecessary and is premature. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:55

WTO ruling a win for NZ beef exports

The red meat sector is celebrating a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling upholding the initial findings of a New Zealand-led dispute against Indonesia on a range of agricultural non-tariff barriers.  

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 07:55

Time to bridge divide

Meat Industry Association (MIA) chair John Loughlin says he is concerned about the “expedient politicking” that went on during the recent election campaign.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 14:55

Farmers’ voices must be heard

Heading into an election that will be won or lost in the towns and cities, farmers must get a hearing on environmental issues, says Meat Industry Association chair John Loughlin.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 August 2017 10:55

Blooding new markets

The ability to send blood products and serum to China is “absolutely” important, says Tim Ritchie, Meat Industry Association (MIA) chief executive.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:55

Chinese chilled meat trial starts

Ten meat plants have begun a six-month trial of sending chilled beef and sheep meat to China, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 April 2017 07:55

Brazilian beef ban over

The recent short-lived ban on Brazilian beef by its major customers is unlikely to increase demand for New Zealand products.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 07:55

Trade flurry grips NZ

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to New Zealand sparked a flurry of activity last week.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 January 2017 14:12

Trade is life blood — meat industry

While disappointed by the US decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), the New Zealand sheep and beef sector remains strongly supportive of the deal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 13:55

New meat strategy positive – MIA

Beef+Lamb NZ’s new red meat marketing strategy results from a step-up in collaboration by the wider red meat sector, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.

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