Thursday, May 19, 2022

Trade


Trade challenge launched over Canada dairy access

Trade challenge launched over Canada dairy access

ByNigel StirlingMay 13, 2022
New Zealand has finally pulled the trigger on a legal challenge against Canada’s failure to uphold its end of the bargain in the Comprehensive and Progressive TransPacific Partnership trade agreement. “Our priority is to ensure that NZ exporters have meaningful…

EU trade talks still tough going despite election result

ByNigel StirlingMay 4, 2022
The defeat of the protectionist candidate in France’s presidential elections was good news for New Zealand’s trade negotiations with the European Union, although big obstacles to getting a deal over…

Kotahi finds bright spot in freight pile up

ByRichard RennieApr 20, 2022
The Kotahi report points out that despite the improvement in vessel waiting times, at any given time about 12% of the world’s vessel capacity is effectively laid up, waiting to…

China relation stakes are high

ByAlan EmersonApr 14, 2022
Alan Emerson believes that New Zealand’s approach to international diplomacy is currently more resembling a circus than a well thought out, long-term strategy.It was good to read Nigel Stirling’s article…


NZ talks trade with Gulf States

NZ talks trade with Gulf States

ByNigel StirlingApr 13, 2022
Trade Minister Damien O’Connor’s visit to Saudi Arabia last month was the first by a NZ minister since former Prime…
EU seeks product rights in trade talks

EU seeks product rights in trade talks

ByNigel StirlingApr 7, 2022
In its negotiations with NZ, the EU initially proposed exclusive use for its own producers of the names of 2200…
Food shortages on the horizon

Food shortages on the horizon

ByHugh StringlemanApr 5, 2022
ANZ agriculture economist Susan Kilsby says grain prices are now about 25% to 40% stronger than a year ago.The forecast…
GDT takes unexpected turn

GDT takes unexpected turn

ByGerald PiddockApr 4, 2022
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says he expects strong milk prices to continue over the medium-term, when announcing the co-operative’s…
Call for transparency over Māori data

Call for transparency over Māori data

ByNigel StirlingApr 1, 2022
Dairy Companies Association chair Malcolm Bailey says the industry simply needs more information on trade negotiations which may include special…
Top analyst’s warning over China-US tension

Top analyst’s warning over China-US tension

ByNigel StirlingMar 30, 2022
Rabobank’s Singapore-based global analyst Michael Every says the scenario he was outlining threatened to pull the rug on the decades-old…
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