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Dairy giant says China deal will be huge plus

Friday, 28 November 2014 20:10 Published in News & Updates

Australia - AUSTRALIA’S largest dairy company, Devondale Murray Goulburn, says global markets remain volatile but a free-trade agreement with China bodes well for the future. Chairman Philip Tracy says Russia’s ban on dairy imports from Australia, the European Union and US had affected global trade..Read more 

Big opportunities for smaller exporters

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 09:50 Published in News & Updates

Australia - BIG wins under the China-Australia free trade agreement (ChAFTA) include agricultural exports with considerable growth potential, according to a special ChAFTA analysis in the National Australia Bank (NAB) November Rural Commodities Wrap. In particular, this includes dairy, beef, lamb, wine and horticultural products,..Read more 

Rise in dairy price 'not if but when'

Monday, 24 November 2014 20:47 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Fonterra chairman John Wilson was this morning promising relief to farmers shouldering the impact of a low payout forecast. Speaking at the Rural Seminar Update in Hamilton to a packed out audience, Wilson said the question to ask about the dairy price rising was "not if but when"..Read more 

Japanese dairy buyers concerned over Australia China Free trade Agreement

Monday, 24 November 2014 20:43 Published in News & Updates

Japan - One of Australia's major export markets has concerns about the new China free trade agreement. At a recent meeting in Japan, importers asked the Australian dairy industry for assurances that the supply of dairy to the country will continue..Read more 

Philippines dairy imports predicted to decline in 2014

Sunday, 23 November 2014 15:52 Published in News & Updates

Philippines - The Philippines produced less than 1% of its total growing annual dairy of 1.886 million metric tonnes (liquid milk equivalent) in 2014, and continues to be a major global importer of dairy products, especially milk powder.  Despite the continued rapid expansion of the food processing industry,..Read more