The New Zealand wool market started the new season on "a very weak note" due to concerns about US tariffs on Chinese products, according to AgriHQ's latest monthly report on the sheep & beef sector.
Are we heading for a global trade war? Possibly.
The European Union’s top-ranking diplomat has talked up greater cooperation with New Zealand during a flying visit to the country, saying the EU is a reliable partner in an increasingly unstable environment.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern marked her return to public life by formally launching a national consultation process intended to improve public support for the pursuit of new international trade agreements and tackling head-on the mounting political fallout of declining business confidence.
The Government has formally launched its Trade for All agenda, with Jacinda Ardern saying the public’s confidence in trade must be rebuilt. Just another working group, or a savvy play to win back business confidence? Sam Sachdeva reports.
New Zealand commodity prices dropped further in July, with five of the six categories weakening as global pressures continued, said ANZ Bank New Zealand.
US President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will make it easier for New Zealanders to trade or invest in the world's biggest economy.
The Government and Kiwi exporters have come out firing against a European Union proposal to split up tariff access post-Brexit, warning of a “potential spiral” into tit-for-tat action. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Anywhere in the world is an uncomfortable place from which to watch Donald Trump threaten global prosperity and peace. But Germany, given its destruction and renaissance over the past 75 years, is a more distressing place than most.
As New Zealand kicks off a new dairy season, a leading dairy brokerage is feeling bearish about the outlook as concerns mount about the impact of US President Donald Trump’s trade war, resulting in tit-for-tat tariffs that are likely to hike costs and dampen demand.