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.
European farming leaders are truly concerned about Britain’s planned exit from the European Union, says Beef + Lamb NZ chairman James Parsons, just home from his annual visit to Europe.
Trade Minister Todd McClay and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström have agreed on the importance of working in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) towards reducing non-tariff barriers (NTBs), and reform of domestic support in agriculture.