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New Zealand is keeping pressure on the EU as formal talks to set an agenda for negotiating a free trade agreement are a few weeks away.
Dairy products will be high on the agenda when New Zealand and the European Union begin formal negotiations next month on a free trade agreement (FTA).
While overall dairy exports from New Zealand and Australia are declining, the European Union is showing strong export growth, says Fonterra’s November Global Dairy Update.
Trade Minister Todd McClay is confident the European Union and New Zealand will begin negotiating a free trade agreement by the end of the year.
Zespri will allocate an additional 1,800 hectares of European SunGold licence over the next three years, doubling production of the proprietary kiwifruit variety in Europe.
Trade Minister Todd McClay has published a summary of what New Zealand businesses think about Brexit and the impact they believe it could have on trade with the United Kingdom – New Zealand’s fifth largest trading partner.
Trade Minister Todd McClay and opposition MPs are traveling in Europe and Iran over the next week to take part in a number of trade-related events.