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October 10, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
September 10, 2019
New Zealand is thought to have reached “peak cows”, and as a result beef production and exports are expected to remain relatively stable.
August 29, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
March 15, 2019
New Zealand’s 2018 beef production peaked at 670,000 metric tons (MT) carcass weight equivalent (CWE) while exports totaled 633,000 MT CWE.
October 11, 2018
New Zealand’s $10 billion tourism sector continues to grow and is fueling demand for food and agricultural products.
September 11, 2018
This report provides additional information for the New Zealand 2018 Annual Livestock Report.
September 4, 2018
FAS/Wellington forecasts 2018 beef production to be significantly higher at 670,000 metric tons (MT), which is expected to increase exports to 603,000 MT.
March 28, 2018
Overall animal feed demand is expected to continue to grow as the New Zealand’s dairy, poultry and other livestock sectors continue to expand.
August 25, 2017
New Zealand total cattle numbers continue to increase and are forecast to reach 10.38 million head by 2018, up by 1.2 percent from 10.26 million head in 2017.
March 28, 2017
The New Zealand cattle industry both dairy and beef sectors are now in a period of change which has not played out in entirety yet.
September 12, 2016
With the dairy sector in the doldrums dairy cattle numbers are still being reduced to right size herds outweighing confidence in the beef sector where farmers have increased numbers.
April 25, 2016
The United States is the world’s largest producer of beef but it also imports more beef than any other country.
March 29, 2016
After the big surge in MY2015 when New Zealand beef production topped 690,000 MT, the highest since 2004, beef production is forecast to reduce to 659,000MT in MY2016.
August 31, 2015
The New Zealand cattle industry both dairy and beef sectors are now in a period of change which has not played out in entirety yet.
September 5, 2014
Overall cattle numbers will begin the 2015 year estimated at 10.29 million head and rise during the year to 10.54 million head.