Posts tagged "Horticulture Export Authority"

NZ agriculture groups urge WTO rescue at global forums

[23 January/Radio NZ] Seven major agricultural organisations are urging the government to use forums like the World Economic Forum meeting of global government and business leaders in Davos to try to rescue the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern used the WEF meeting to speak about issues like climate change and New Zealand’s...

The TPP deal gives growers $6,000 each

[19 October/ NZ Farmer Weekly] Lower Japanese kiwifruit tariffs are expected to be the greatest benefit the horticulture industry receives from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Last year Zespri paid more than $14 million in Japanese tariffs, equivalent to $6,000 per grower and accounting for 20 percent of sales. Next seasons Japanese kiwifruit tariff is to be...