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UPDATE: Fonterra to get veto rights on open entry requirement
Primary Sector

UPDATE: Fonterra to get veto rights on open entry requirement

(Adds Fonterra comment in last 2 paragraphs) By Paul McBeth June 6 (BusinessDesk) - Primary Industries Minister Damien O'Connor will grant Fonterra Cooperative Group a little relief over its requirement to accept milk from all-comers, but it will also face greater oversight...

Paul McBeth 06 Jun 2019
New protocols on fuel stockpile data agreed
Infrastructure

New protocols on fuel stockpile data agreed

By Gavin Evans June 5 (BusinessDesk) - Government officials have agreed new protocols with the country’s fuel suppliers to ensure they can get daily data on terminal stocks during emergencies. Gareth Wilson, principal advisor with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Em...

Gavin Evans 04 Jun 2019
Danone cleared to indirectly hold up to 65% of Yashili NZ
Primary Sector

Danone cleared to indirectly hold up to 65% of Yashili NZ

By Rebecca Howard June 4 (BusinessDesk) - Danone SA can indirectly hold up to 65 percent of Yashili New Zealand Dairy Co after its Danone Asia Pacific unit got a green light from the Overseas Investment Office to purchase up to 49 percent of the local dairy processor. "The...

Rebecca Howard 04 Jun 2019
Govt ready and willing to fill the gap on digital services tax if OECD solution fails
Finance

Govt ready and willing to fill the gap on digital services tax if OECD solution fails

By Paul McBeth June 4 (BusinessDesk) - The government is concerned that a concerted international effort to ensure multinational digital firms pay their fair share of tax will fail, so will decide this year on whether to go it alone as an interim measure.  Ministers Grant R...

Paul McBeth 04 Jun 2019


Victoria Young
Victoria Young

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With a professional career spanning New Zealand, Singapore, and London, Victoria Young has been with BusinessDesk since 2019, initially as a senior reporter before taking on the role of investigations editor in 2022, then editor in 2024. 
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