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AUD to NZD Exchange Rate Softer as GDP Impresses

Thursday, 18 September 2014 16:18 Published in News & Updates

Australia - The Australian Dollar (AUD) eased against the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) on Wednesday as economists turned their attention to the evenings US Federal Reserve Policy Meeting and as domestic ‘Kiwi’ data showed a narrowing of the smaller Oceanic nation’s Current account deficit. ..Read more 

Dairy fights for trade rights

Monday, 25 August 2014 07:27 Published in News & Updates

Australia - The dairy industry is firing up a major offensive to convince Canberra that milk products must be a key priority when Australia sits down to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with China. Already bruised by a similar recent agreement with Japan which achieved negligible gains for dairy farmers...Read more 

Chinese Dairy Imports Higher to End of May

Friday, 15 August 2014 14:29 Published in News & Updates

China - According to the recently published Rabobank Quarterly Q2 2014 report, global dairy prices softened throughout the second quarter of the year, a fact attributed to improved milk production in export regions and a combined easing of forward purchasing by China trader’s and buyers. ...Read more 

Tiral underway to combat iron deficiencies with milk protein capsules

Friday, 15 August 2014 14:29 Published in News & Updates

Australia - The University of Sydney will assess the effects of milk protein lactoferrin to meet the iron requirements of pregnant women and mitigate the health problems of their children. Iron deficiency in pregnancy impacts half of women in low-income countries, as well as 12% in Australia and the UK. ...Read more 

Milking a great opportunity: The food bowl of Asia isn’t the only thing feeding Australia’s dairy industry

Friday, 01 August 2014 13:45 Published in News & Updates

Australia Australia’s dairy production industry is set to grow to $4.2 billion by 2019-20, representing an annualised growth rate of 3.9%, as debate heats up over the future of the Australian dairy industry. ...Read more