Exports and Trade

Peters extolls Irish links

[23 November/Rural News] Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, says New Zealand and Ireland have much to gain by joining forces to pool knowledge, expertise and global connections. The Foreign Minister’s remarks came when he officially opened New Zealand’s Embassy in Dublin. Until now the Irish Republic has been serviced from the NZ High Commission in London....

Primary exports from South up by 5%-10%

[26 November/Otago Daily Times] South Island export documentation for primary sector products shows an increase of 5%-10% during the past year. Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan said documentation for products such as deer velvet, red meat, wine, milk powder, logs and wood products were all generally up 0.5%-1% each; cumulatively about 5%-10%...