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Taupo lithium resource potentially economic - GNS
Policy

Taupo lithium resource potentially economic - GNS

By Gavin Evans May 29 (BusinessDesk) - Lithium resources in the Taupo volcanic zone are potentially economic but may require conventional open-cast mining techniques if they are to be developed, delegates at the New Zealand Minerals Forum heard. The presence of lithium – a...

Gavin Evans 28 May 2019
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NZ beef exporters recover lost market share in Japan as CPTPP kicks in
Economy

NZ beef exporters recover lost market share in Japan as CPTPP kicks in

By Pattrick Smellie May 27 (BusinessDesk) - Beef and sheepmeat exporter ANZCO says sales in the Japanese frozen beef trade are recovering, thanks to tariff reductions for New Zealand produce under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership that allows local pr...

Pattrick Smellie 28 May 2019
Synlait lifts forecast milk price for 2018/19 season, upbeat about new season

Synlait lifts forecast milk price for 2018/19 season, upbeat about new season

By Rebecca Howard May 28 (BusinessDesk) - Synlait Milk lifted its forecast milk price for the season that just ended on higher global dairy prices and is positive about the season starting in June. The Rakaia-based milk producer raised its forecast base milk price for the 2...

Rebecca Howard 27 May 2019
Annual exports to China top $15 billion for first time
Economy

Annual exports to China top $15 billion for first time

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...

Rebecca Howard 23 May 2019


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Riley is the New Zealand Shareholders Association emerging journalist of the year, 2022.  Riley's journalism experience includes more than a year as a business specialist at the Otago Daily Times. He has a diploma in journalism from Wintec. 

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