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Thursday 21 October 2021

Exports

$1bn boost for NZ after securing ‘historic’ FTA with United Kingdom 21st October 2021 /

$1bn boost for NZ after securing ‘historic’ FTA with United Kingdom

The deal will eliminate tariffs on all NZ honey, wine, kiwifruit, onions, and a range of dairy and meat products.


Fonterra to push foodservice to $5bn 15th October 2021 / / / / / /

Fonterra to push foodservice to $5bn

Dairy company Fonterra wants to increase the value of its $3bn foodservice business, Anchor Food Professionals, to $5bn.


F&B exports to China: lobster leaps as meat, dairy enjoy strong H1 11th October 2021 /

F&B exports to China: lobster leaps as meat, dairy enjoy strong H1

Food exports were strong in H1 but it’s an uneven recovery from Covid for infant formula, cherries and some seafood.


“Beverage is a hard game” – AF Drinks’ Lisa King 6th October 2021 /

“Beverage is a hard game” – AF Drinks’ Lisa King

The business founder on expanding into export, building a global brand, and whether she’d ever sell her non-alcoholic drinks firm to an alcohol company.


Red meat exports jump as China demand surges 1st October 2021 /

Red meat exports jump as China demand surges

The value of New Zealand’s red meat exports topped $650m in August 2021, up 26% on the same month last year, says the Meat Industry Association.


Production falls, NZ$ to drag red meat exports to $8bn – B+LNZ 30th September 2021 /

Production falls, NZ$ to drag red meat exports to $8bn – B+LNZ

The global economic and foodservice recovery is underpinning strong demand, but the high Kiwi dollar will eat into export returns.


No return to pre-pandemic pricing for food exporters, importers – Toll Group GM 21st September 2021 /

No return to pre-pandemic pricing for food exporters, importers – Toll Group GM

Even when Covid-era shipping disruption is unwound, it appears unlikely that pricing will return to 2019 levels.


Exporter MIQ pilot signed-off 17th September 2021 /

Exporter MIQ pilot signed-off

The government has approved a managed isolation and quarantine allocation pilot for exporters.


NZ fleet needed to help exporters – Maritime Union 14th September 2021

NZ fleet needed to help exporters – Maritime Union

New Zealand needs a coastal shipping fleet for domestic and regional services and a nationally co-ordinated system for chartering international vessels to overcome current international supply chain issues, according to the Maritime Union.


Dairy pushes export prices higher 6th September 2021

Dairy pushes export prices higher

Export prices for goods rose 8.3% on the previous quarter in the three months to June 2021, while import prices rose 4.8%, according to Stats NZ.


July red meat exports jump 29% 3rd September 2021 /

July red meat exports jump 29%

New Zealand exported red meat and co-products worth $870m during July 2021 – a 29% increase on the same month last year, according to the latest analysis from the Meat Industry Association.


July seafood exports jump 29% 26th August 2021

July seafood exports jump 29%

Exports of fish, crustaceans, and molluscs were up $35m or 29% in July to reach $155m, according to Stats NZ.


Apples, wine, honey exports win in proposed UK free trade deal 24th August 2021 /

Apples, wine, honey exports win in proposed UK free trade deal

Apple wine and honey tariffs to be slashed, but no particulars yet for the red meat sector.


Bootleggers bounces back from first quarter “false starts” 16th August 2021 /

Bootleggers bounces back from first quarter “false starts”

With a Foodstuffs deal and imminent entry into Australia, the beverage business says its growth plans are back on track after a patchy start to the year.


Low hanging F&B opportunities in UAE – NZTE research 16th August 2021 /

Low hanging F&B opportunities in UAE – NZTE research

The United Arab Emirates presents a fertile market for New Zealand food and beverage exports particularly for fruit and honey products, according to new research from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.


Bootleggers mixers secures Aus export deal 3rd August 2021 /

Bootleggers mixers secures Aus export deal

Bootleggers tonic and mixers brand is set to launch into Australia following the appointment of a local sales agent and the securing a contract to supply what it says is the country’s largest liquor retailer.


Maritime Union calls for New Zealand shipping congestion solutions 29th July 2021

Maritime Union calls for New Zealand shipping congestion solutions

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has called for “innovative responses” to ongoing shipping congestion that is causing delays in New Zealand’s supply chain.


June exports beef up to hit record 27th July 2021 /

June exports beef up to hit record

The value of NZ exports continues to climb hitting a new high of $6bn in June this year.


NZTE sees healthy Japan F&B opportunities 22nd July 2021 /

NZTE sees healthy Japan F&B opportunities

Japanese demand for premium products, products that are safe, sustainable, and trustworthy fits NZ’s F&B profile.


Exporter and MIQ changes needed – Auckland chamber 16th July 2021

Exporter and MIQ changes needed – Auckland chamber

Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Michael Barnett has called on the government to release more MIQ rooms for New Zealand exporters returning from offshore travel – or allow them to skip it altogether.


‘Container chaos’ to continue – ANZ 1st July 2021 /

‘Container chaos’ to continue – ANZ

Covid-19 induced congestion in the global shipping industry is likely to continue well into 2022, with skyrocketing costs hitting New Zealand primary producers hard, according to ANZ.


Pure Food Co looks to go global in search of silver dollar 30th June 2021 /

Pure Food Co looks to go global in search of silver dollar

The fortified foods firm plans to double production and boost exports to Australia while it explores markets further afield.


Dairy drives up May exports 28th June 2021 /

Dairy drives up May exports

Monthly goods exports were up $461m to $5.9bn after a 12% rise in dairy products in the month of May, according to StatsNZ.


US F&B trade looks strong for year ahead – NZUS Council 25th June 2021 /

US F&B trade looks strong for year ahead – NZUS Council

The US is likely to remain the largest market for wine and beef exporters over the coming 12 months, according to NZUS Council.


Ports audit results released, interactive export map unveiled 24th June 2021 /

Ports audit results released, interactive export map unveiled

An interactive map showing import and export, and financial data for each New Zealand port has been released alongside a report from the Auditor-General’s with the results of the 2019/20 audit of port companies.


NZ over-reliant on global shipping operators – union 22nd June 2021 /

NZ over-reliant on global shipping operators – union

New Zealand is over-reliant on global shipping operators leaving the country’s imports and exports exposed, says the Maritime Union.


Supply chain congestion continues – NZTE 17th June 2021

Supply chain congestion continues – NZTE

Supply chains continue to suffer from severe congestion globally according to New Zealand Trade & Enterprises latest bi-monthly update for May, although some headroom in seafreight to Australia may be on the horizon.


April red meat sector exports stable at $863m 8th June 2021 /

April red meat sector exports stable at $863m

New Zealand red meat exports remained steady in April with a total of $863m worth of meat and co-products exported to global markets, according to the latest analysis from MIA.


Meat, dairy exports fall in March year 3rd June 2021 /

Meat, dairy exports fall in March year

Total exports of goods and services fell $14.3bn or 16.5%, to $72.6bn in the year ending March 2021, as visibility of the full Covid-19 affected year emerged, according to Stats NZ.


“Rock solid” demand underpinning food exports to US 31st May 2021 /

“Rock solid” demand underpinning food exports to US

Increased volatility and global supply chain disruption are dogging exports to the US, but strong demand for NZ products including beef and wine are supporting long-term growth.


Food exports on track for “record breaking” 2021 – Westpac 18th May 2021 /

Food exports on track for “record breaking” 2021 – Westpac

Strong global demand and restricted supply have resulted in sweet spot for NZ commodities pushing up prices and export volumes.


Port congestion affecting red meat exporters – B&LNZ 16th April 2021 /

Port congestion affecting red meat exporters – B&LNZ

Beef and Lamb New Zealand is advising red meat processors and exporters to manage livestock volumes as current global supply chain issues caused by Covid-19 are causing bottlenecks.


Vegans question need for dairy exports 7th April 2021 /

Vegans question need for dairy exports

The Vegan Society Aotearoa New Zealand is questioning the need for dairy exports as the industry’s affect on the environment continues to be in the spotlight.


Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter 19th March 2021 /

Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter

Goods exports were up $233m in the December quarter, driven by an increase in fish, crustaceans, and molluscs, as well as milk powder, butter and cheese, according to Stats NZ.


Covid, African Swine sees 14% decline in red meat exports 9th March 2021 /

Covid, African Swine sees 14% decline in red meat exports

New Zealand’s red meat exports fell to $743.3m in January 2021, a 14% drop on compared to the same month a year ago.


MPI looks at export potential of hemp 4th March 2021 /

MPI looks at export potential of hemp

The Ministry for Primary Industries has identified hemp as having export market opportunities.


Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down 26th February 2021 /

Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down

It was the fifth consecutive month where dairy exports were less than the corresponding month a year ago.


Will food exporters benefit from RCEP? Here’s MFAT’s take 9th December 2020

Will food exporters benefit from RCEP? Here’s MFAT’s take

It was India’s participation that made the deal attractive to start with, which is no more.


Summer export boost for southern produce 3rd December 2020

Summer export boost for southern produce

Christchurch Airport will see a boost in cargo flights this summer following more Government support for the International Air Freight Capacity (IAFC) scheme.


Q3 red meat exports to US leap 50% to $400m 5th November 2020

Q3 red meat exports to US leap 50% to $400m

The Meat Industry Association says a decline in China prompted a “re-balancing” to other export markets.


Live animal exports petition presented 4th November 2020

Live animal exports petition presented

The petition has been signed by over 11,700 people.


Milk production lifts by 1.6% as US, EU exports grow 2nd November 2020 /

Milk production lifts by 1.6% as US, EU exports grow

Fonterra released its Global Dairy Update last week with the latest data.


Value of dairy exports takes $97m hit 28th October 2020

Value of dairy exports takes $97m hit

The value of New Zealand’s dairy product exports in September 2020 fell from the same month in 2019.