Government agencies: OPI Pest list changes ; Psa litigation; WTO Notifications; New Zealand's Inside Stories - Food & Beverage FILM; Invitation to comment on conformity assessment services in New Zealand; 2018 Review of the Essential Skills in Demand Lists; Business Insurance review; Small business relationships with suppliers and customers
New Zealand News:Small business relationships with suppliers and customers; Next Steps; CPTPP law in the House as Mexico first to ratify; June Trade Update; Transformative Leadership & Innovation for Competitiveness course; High Court rules in favour of Kiwifruit Claimants; NZ soils now digitally mapped; Federal Court orders Air New Zealand to pay A$15 million; "Confusion reigns on fuel tax"; Organics exports from New Zealand on the rise; Zespri announces new partnership with CMA CGM; Free trade deal with Europe could deliver a $30m windfall for kiwifruit exports; Land and tree stakes in short supply as Hawke’s Bay plants one million apple trees; Rising avocado prices - spike in thefts across New Zealand; North Island Māori secure record slice of kiwifruit market; Key investments leads to greater quality for a NZ pear grower; T&G Global takes out MOYA 2018; 'Gisborne set to secede and form banana republic'; NZ scientists chase dream of guilt-free hot chip; Fruit fly restriction zones in Tasmania to last another six months
International news: GAIN reports; Tariffs could cause 40% drop in US agricultural exports to China; India to impose extra duty on US apples; Trump wants single federal food safety agency put under USDA; EU: Guidance on identifying endocrine disruptors published; Fiji: Cheaper imported fruit & veg; "Businesses need to start preparing for major shift in digital landscape"; Blockchain: myth or salvation? "Businesses need to start preparing for major shift in digital landscape"; Fresh produce industry needs foresight to adapt to technological change; FloraHolland Brings Global Cut Flowers to China; Anti-insect nets covering nectarines represent the reality; US: GlobalGAP supports stakeholders to meet FSMA requirements; What is considered a farm under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule?; GM crop area at 190 million hectares worldwide in 2017 Why Costco’s avocados will last twice as long; Sweet cherries inhibit oxidative stress and inflammation.