Development of the necessary infrastructure to support New Zealand exports will be critical to the success of the chilled lamb market to China, Alliance Group chief executive David Surveyor says.
New Zealand's tourism infrastructure will remain stretched it seems after the Government yesterday announced 2019 will be the China-New Zealand year of tourism.
The China free trade agreements (FTA) upgrade talks will begin on April 25, giving exporters hope of increased trade following the withdrawal of the United States from the TPP.
Overseas events will dominate markets this week as British Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Brexit and United States markets react to President Donald Trump's defeat on repealing Obamacare.
Several New Zealand food, beverages and agricultural (FBA) stocks are successfully achieving price premiums in local and global markets for their products.
South Port's chief executive for the past 17 years, Mark O'Connor, has resigned, sticking to a long-standing plan to embark on a career ''detour'' at 55 years old.
The feature of the South Island wool sale on Thursday was the sale of a small amount of merino wool offered by Rata Peaks Station, Ashburton, CP Wool spokesman Roger Fuller said.
Volatile commodity prices hid a solid performance from dairy company Fonterra when it reported its first-half profit last week, Forsyth Barr broker Lyn Howe said.
The prospect of chilled beef access in China presents a key opportunity for New Zealand exporters to gain a foothold in the higher-value segment of the market, Westpac economist Sarah Drought says.
The Government is spending $190,000 of Ministry of Primary Industries funding as part of an investment in a new Southland water quality project.
New Zealand has recorded its largest trade deficit in almost eight years, excluding the effect of the export of a foreign-owned oil and gas drilling rig.
Central Otago wine maker Peregrine Wines is on the verge of a significant distribution deal which will mean its wines being distributed throughout the US.
Fletcher Building has named Michele Kernahan as chief executive of its troubled construction division, effective immediately.
Telco minnow TeamTalk has rejected Spark’s takeover offer as "predatory", after independent advisers valued its shares at more than twice the offer.
The Reserve Bank kept its official cash rate unchanged at 1.75% yesterday, and economists are forecasting no rise before at least May next year, probably later.
The saga of compensation for former Chalmers Properties chief executive Andrew Duncan is finally at an end.
Things aren't over for children's retailer Pumpkin Patch, with a buyer found and plans to relaunch.
Port Otago's newest tug, Arihi, has another week on the slipway as it undergoes its first maintenance programme, since its delivery from Turkey in August last year.
The Government's oil and gas exploration ''block offer 2017'' has been announced, offering up eight new onshore and offshore areas, including a swath of land through Southland.
Dairy company Fonterra announced a mixed first-half result yesterday as the strong consumer and food service result was offset by a weak ingredients business performance.