There is real risk that if the international rules, and our domestic response, get this wrong, global emissions will go up as milk and meat production shift from NZ to less-efficient countries, writes Paul Melville.
The new minister will have plenty on his plate, not least in getting producers to capitalise on deals that are already in place, says a seasoned trade negotiator.
Health functional foods using Kiwi deer product approved by food safety authority.
The lack of an FTA should not put NZ businesses off doing business with the southeast Asian powerhouse, says Dr Tracey Epps.
Earl Rattray has hands-on experience in India’s dairy sector, where, he says, expectations are lifting and the narrative is changing.
Organics Aotearoa NZ CEO unpacks implications of bloc’s key strategy.
Another challenging 12-18 months ahead for many farmers, ASB warns.
Meat Industry association highlights significant increase in value and volume into UK market.
Allan Barber takes a deep dive into the customer base that means so much to NZ’s farmers.
EU moves to clip on an emissions surcharge for all ships into their ports.
Bizarrely, Canada is also claiming the win as NZ triumphs in CPTPP tribunal, writes Craig Page.
Major reshuffle in revenue performance of world’s largest dairy companies.
Much to be gained from ‘ambitious’ approach to new and existing agreements, says DCNZ.
Canadian efforts to dodge milk quota come to naught in CPTPP finding.
Better IP safeguards would pay dividends for Kiwi apples on sub-continent.
Cricketing legends use ties with subcontinent to make winning pitch.
Ex-Black Cap Geoff Allott has seen huge changes in India in the decade he has been doing business there.
Resurgent nation wants ‘ties that are win-win’, Delhi summit told.
Officials and exporters make useful progress in building trade between countries.
Reset as two nations explore mutual benefits in agriculture, education and more.
Richard Rennie surveys the landscape ahead of accompanying a trade delegation to the subcontinent.
‘Hands-off sort of market’ has analysts waving red flags.
No quick and easy deal, experts warn as weighty business delegation heads to New Delhi.
Looking in on NZ’s ‘most successful and enduring trade agreement’.
Fast-growing economy is not a market NZ can ignore, says MIA.
NZ must start thinking in terms of economic coalitions as US’s ‘firm and clear leadership’ dims.
MFAT paints challenging picture of global market conditions ahead.
In addition to inflation, for red meat there are pressures from warm weather in the northern hemisphere and competition from Australian lamb exporters.
NZ trade negotiators have done a sterling job in concluding FTAs over recent decades.
Country moving too slowly in nailing down offshore carbon credit options, experts say.
Special agricultural trade envoy Mel Poulton reflects on lessons learnt during her tenure.
Alan Emerson says trade stipulations are dictated ‘more by domestic pressures than any degree of logic’.
Collapse of Black Sea grain agreement likely to affect grain import prices.
Consumer demand for new food and drink products ‘phenomenal’.
China is NZ’s largest trading partner, contributing more than $40 billion to the local economy,
Bryan Gibson chats with Wairarapa sheep and beef farmer Mel Poulton about her journey and some things she's learnt along the way.
The advantage of a CEP over an FTA is that it includes services, investment, government procurement, mediation of disputes, and other regulatory aspects of trade. An FTA focuses only on goods.