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Welcome lift in global dairy prices, but we're not out of the woods yet

Stuff.co.nz - 9/20/2023 12:04:00 AM
The gain in prices is welcome following a slump in August, but we're not out of the woods yet, warns an economist.

Price of eggs still rising, supply still a problem for some

rnz on MSN.com - 9/11/2023 8:07:53 AM
As the price of eggs continues to skyrocket industry reps says they're still playing catch up following a ban on cage farming, facing higher production costs and building up flock numbers. Checkpoint has been tracking the price of a dozen barn eggs at a Countdown and PAK'n SAVE in the same suburb since May last year.

Dairy exporters under pressure amid high milk prices

The Australian Financial Review - 9/13/2023 6:56:00 AM
Australian farmers are enjoying near record milk prices thanks to reduced local supply, but exports are declining as buyers look to New Zealand for cheaper options.

Chinese buyers return to Global Dairy Trade auction boosts prices

Independent.ie on MSN.com - 9/20/2023 8:00:00 AM
Prices at yesterday's Global Dairy Trade auction lifted off three-and-a-half-year lows with the index up 4.6%.

New Zealand's annual current account deficit 7.5 pct of GDP

Big News Network.com - 9/20/2023 1:27:00 AM
New Zealand annual current account deficit was 298 billion NZ dollars 1772 billion US dollars or 75 percent of gross do

Real World Economics: No Democrats, greed is not the root of inflation

TwinCities.com - 9/17/2023 2:00:00 PM
The economic question is whether these price increases and profit gains were an underlying cause of inflation. They were not. They were rather a symptom of other underlying causes. And the excess-price-increase and excess-profits tax ideas fall into the looney tunes bin.

Milk prices on the way up as flow-on effect of fewer dairy farmers impacts supermarket price

Australian Broadcasting Corporation on MSN.com - 9/19/2023 7:44:48 PM
As consumers adjust to the impact of the rising cost of living, Coles has increased its own-brand milk price by 10 cents per litre. But for farmers, it feels like redemption.

This year was a setback for dairy

Hoard's Dairyman - 9/13/2023 10:17:00 PM
The unprecedented dairy boom of 2022 gave way to the inevitable bust in 2023. Although no one expected sky-high milk prices to persist into this year, the speed and severity of the setback blindsided

New Zealand's current account deficit shrinks more than economists predicted

Interest - 9/23/2022 11:55:00 AM
At $29.8 billion, the annual current account deficit was 7.5% of GDP in June 2023, compared to 8.9%, or $33.8 billion, at the end of last year. This was slightly better than had been forecast by many economists which expected the deficit to land just below 8% of GDP.

New Zealand election shapes up as a race of many parties

Reuters - 9/14/2023 6:59:00 PM
Hipkins, 44, has steered the party toward the centre, saying its focus is on "bread and butter issues ... LEADING CONTENDERS: NATIONAL + ACT NEW ZEALAND National, on track to be the largest ...

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