Next round of EU-NZ FTA talks to kick off next week

Next round of EU-NZ FTA talks to kick off next week
Geographic indicators remain a contentious issue.
Rebecca Howard
Foreign affairs ministry officials have downplayed concerns France might be putting the brakes on a New Zealand-EU free trade deal and said the next round of talks will kick off next week.“I am conscious of political cycles in Europe and particularly the distraction, for want of a better word, of the French presidential elections, which are sucking some of the oxygen out of our ability to move the FTA discussions forward,” said MFAT chief executive Chris Seed.Seed was responding to a question at the foreign affairs, defence and trad...

More Primary Sector

High risk of bird flu says biosecurity minister
Primary Sector

High risk of bird flu says biosecurity minister

Hoggard is less concerned about the risk to dairy cattle. 

Leadership changes on Fonterra's management team
Primary Sector

Leadership changes on Fonterra's management team

CEO Miles Hurrell says its to help lead co-op potential consumer divestment.

Riley Kennedy 20 Jun 2024
Whole milk powder prices fall 2.5%
Primary Sector

Whole milk powder prices fall 2.5%

Skim milk powder prices increased, however.

Riley Kennedy 19 Jun 2024