Economy

Annual exports to China top $15 billion for first time

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 23 May 2019

By Rebecca Howard May 24 (BusinessDesk) - Annual exports to China jumped 22 percent in April to top $15 billion for the first time, amid growing demand for beef, lamb, logs and dairy products.  Exports to China now account for about a quarter of New Zealand's international sales. Exports to Australia, its second-largest trading partner rose 0.7 percent to $9 billion in the year ended April 30. Exports were $59 billion in the year through April.  “The strong demand recently from the Chinese market for alternative protein sources, such a...

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