Primary Sector

Strong year picked for ag in 2019

[05 April/Rural News] The Ministry for Primary Industries latest quarterly report on the outlook for New Zealand’s primary sector estimates primary export revenue for the year ending June 2019 is forecast to reach $45.6 billion. This is 6.9 percent higher than the previous year ending June 2018 and 3 percent higher than MPI’s December 2018...

Primary industry exports booming

[18 March/The Country] Primary industry exports are outpacing expectations for the year. This is due to a strong production season and surge in dairy and meat prices. The Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report showed export revenue for that period was now forecast to reach $45.6 billion –...

Value of primary sector to NZ noted

[25 October/Otago Daily Times] The latest Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report, prepared by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), showed New Zealand primary industry exports reached $38.1 billion in the year ended June 2017. This was an increase of 2.4 percent over the previous year, and $7 million higher than previously estimated. Federated...