Fonterra's Miles Hurrell wants new govt to 'push and push hard' on US trade

Fonterra's Miles Hurrell wants new govt to 'push and push hard' on US trade
The United States is Fonterra's fourth largest market by revenue. (Image: NZME)
Riley Kennedy
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell wants the new government to push trade as hard as possible with the United States.At the US Business Summit in Auckland on Thursday, foreign minister Winston Peters made a direct appeal to the country’s ambassador to NZ, Tom Udall, saying NZ had been waiting more than 80 years for a free trade agreement (FTA).“Since 1939, we’ve worked with the US to strengthen [the] supply chain and build resilience to shocks, seizing opportunities for collaboration in areas that are key to building a mor...

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