Journal article

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION POLICIES AND MEAT PROCESSING MARGINS - THE CASE OF NEW-ZEALAND, 1967-1988

GR GRIFFITH, WB MOORE

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS | AUSTRALIAN AGR ECON SOC | Published : 1991

Abstract

The New Zealand export meat industry has been through a considerable number of changes in the 1980s. The deregulation of export slaughter facilities, Supplementary Minimum Prices, Producer Board intervention, declining livestock numbers and domestic cost pressures have all affected the performance of the domestically based processing sector. Major changes in market access and demand have influenced off‐shore marketing operations, particularly for sheepmeats. Additionally, there has been a change in the type of meat exported with a greater proportion of further processed product shipped in recent years. As an example of the impact of these developments on livestock producers, the producer sha..

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