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. 

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:55

Sheep and beef sector welcomes trade deal

Farmers and meat processors are welcoming the conclusion of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) negotiations in Tokyo.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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China, the broader Asian region and the Indian subcontinent hold untapped opportunities for the red meat sector, say Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.

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Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie says uncertainty in the EU as a result of Brexit is one of the causes of a higher exchange rate.

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