Journal article

The feasibility of fresh ginger exports from Papua New Guinea to New Zealand

Garry Griffith, HS Chang, G Maino

Australasian Agribusiness Review | University of New England | Published : 2011

Abstract

The Papua New Guinea government has stated its desire to increase income and reduce poverty through export-driven economic growth, including fresh produce. Assessments have been conducted for a number of fruits and vegetables of the risks of Papua New Guinea imports into New Zealand. A trial shipment of fresh ginger from Papua New Guinea passed the Biosecurity New Zealand inspection with ease and was considered to be of exportable quality, but no further shipments have occurred. In this paper the technical and financial viability of exporting fresh ginger from Papua New Guinea to New Zealand was assessed in terms of the following criteria: technical capability of meeting market requirements ..

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