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Mataura Valley begins infant formula trials

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:43:13 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Mataura Valley Milk started its first nutritional product trials last week and is on target to begin commercial production at the end of January. More >>

NZ wholesale trade up 2.5% in 11th straight quarterly rise

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 14:19:55 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 7 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's wholesale trade rose for the 11th straight quarter with kiwifruit exports the standout performer. More >>

Kiwifruit gives wholesale trade a golden glow

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 11:07:36 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Fruit exports drove wholesale trade up for the second quarter in a row, Stats NZ said today. More >>

Labour confirms increased tax on PTE’s

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 17:35:39 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Labour-led Government has confirmed it will follow through with more tax hikes, this time one which will have serious impact on the International Education sector, National’s Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment spokesperson Simeon ...More >>

International academics alarmed over Anne-Marie Brady Case

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 16:52:12 +1300 | RNZ

International academics have criticised the New Zealand government over its reaction to the alleged targeting of Canterbury University professor Anne-Marie Brady. More >>

New posts will boost to NZ’s commitment to Pacific: Peters

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 11:43:20 +1300 | RNZ

New Zealand's Foreign Minister says the country's "diplomatic footprint" is being boosted around the Pacific to bring better outcomes to the region. More >>

Fonterra Revises Forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 09:29:57 +1300 | Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

Fonterra Revises Forecast Farmgate Milk Price And Provides Q1 Update • Forecast Farmgate Milk Price range: $6.00 - $6.30 per kgMS • Forecast earnings per share range: 25-35 cents • Forecast New Zealand milk collections: 1,550 million kgMS, ...More >>

Fonterra reaches provisional deal with Beingmate

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 13:51:28 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Fonterra Cooperative Group has reached a provisional deal with Chinese partner Beingmate Baby & Child Food to unwind their Darnum joint venture in Australia. More >>

International trade up in the air

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 13:06:29 +1300 | Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp predicted some international trade events in 2017 and it fared well. The firm is now looking at what to expect in 2019 and foresees the rules-based trading system will continue to be challenged.More >>

Special Envoy for Commonwealth Trade Integration

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 13:16:21 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Jeremy Clarke-Watson to the newly created role of Special Envoy for Commonwealth Trade Integration. “Commonwealth members have increasingly expressed interest in ...More >>

Two-way trade tops $160 billion for the first time

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 10:51:31 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Increased exports and imports helped push New Zealand’s two-way trade of goods and services to $160.7 billion for the year ended September 2018, up $16.7 billion from the year ended September 2017, Stats NZ said today.More >>

PM's Post-Cab 3/12/18: Fuel Market Study

Tue, 4 Dec 2018 10:45:03 +1300 | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi to announce a Commerce Commission market study into the retail fuel market. This will be the first study directed by the government under new legislation.More >>

India trade deal a valuable prize

Mon, 3 Dec 2018 19:30:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 3 (BusinessDesk) - India could become a major export market for fruit and vegetable growers if progress could be achieved on reducing tariffs on New Zealand goods, the Horticulture Export Authority says.More >>

Horticulture growth retains momentum

Mon, 3 Dec 2018 19:11:51 +1300 | Horticulture Export Authority

Horticulture growth retained momentum with a seven percent growth in export earnings since 2016, according to an updated report, with tariffs on exported produce down by 12 percent since 2012.More >>

Ardern reaffirms no WTO concern over PGF grants

Mon, 3 Dec 2018 14:24:19 +1300 | RNZ

The prime minister says she hasn't seen anything that suggests the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is concerned the government is bringing in agricultural subsidies via the back door.More >>

A2 to meet new China e-commerce rules by March 31 deadline

Mon, 3 Dec 2018 13:31:23 +1300 | BusinessDesk

A2 Milk is confident it will meet all new Chinese cross-border e-commerce requirements affecting the sale of its Platinum infant formula in that country on or before March 31 next year.More >>

Gordon Campbell: five lingering questions on the Huawei ban

Mon, 3 Dec 2018 11:23:39 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

The ban on Spark using Huawei technology within their planned 5G phone and Internet network continues to raise more questions than answers. If the security concern is that Huawei could possibly install a ‘backdoor’ into this network that only Chinese ...More >>

PSA members at Ministry poised to receive revised offer

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:27:33 +1300 | Public Service Association

A day of mediation between the PSA and Ministry of Justice (on Thursday 29 November) has broken a deadlock in industrial bargaining. More >>

Global Dairy Associations Call on G20 Leaders to Support WTO

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:27:59 +1300 | Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) has joined with counterpart dairy associations in Argentina, Australia, Europe, the United States and Uruguay in a call for G20 leaders to reject trade-distorting actions and intensify efforts ...More >>

Impressive Result Applauded by Shareholders

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 09:08:49 +1300 | Synlait

Synlait Milk’s (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) Annual Meeting of Shareholders today celebrated the near doubling of profit in the company’s tenth year of operations. Synlait also used the opportunity to shape the next ten years by launching a new corporate ...More >>


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