PMAC weekly update 4th September


PMAC weekly update 28th August to 4th September

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1.Government agencies: WTO Notifications; Northland businesses decision making; MPI sniffer dog joins stink bug fight; TSW administrator function now available.

2.New Zealand News: McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices; August Trade Update;New video &NZIER report sheds loght on trade; Handy tool for market entry research  ; Release of Richard Bentley’s book Innovate; Kiwifruit Claim hearing set to enter a new stage; Plant & Food Research CEO steps down; All NZ kiwifruit contractors to be audited after worker exploitation; Zespri recognized for marketing innovation in Japan; NZ kiwi growers urged to stay vigilant for pest; Kerepehi chrysanthemum nursery for sale; Envy™ apples to headline at Thailand's Elle Fashion Week 2017.

3.International news: GAIN reports; US: Bee Vectoring Technologies gains official organic certification; Bayer donates proprietary data, enabling research into biodiversity; Logistics industry will see improved connectivity, efficiency and security with blockchain; Fresh Times No 4/2017; T&G Global announces exclusive blueberry licence agreement; NZ farm sector welcomes TPP resuscitation talks; Germany: Does added value actually add value?; World’s largest flower parade gets its own documentary; NL: The journey of bulbs in pictures; Leaf sensors can tell farmers when crops need to be watered .