NZ stops issuing beef, lamb export certificates to China at request of Beijing

Mon, 20 May 2013

May 20 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand has stopped issuing export certificates for beef and lamb bound for China pending resolution of a paperwork glitch that has left frozen product sitting on Chinese wharves. Ministry for Primary Industries deputy director-general Andrew Coleman told reporters at Parliament that he couldn’t say how much meat was caught by the hold up, which has been blamed on a misunderstanding over paperwork. He wouldn’t be more specific, saying Chinese officials were only now returning to work after the weekend and New Zea...

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