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GCC-New Zealand FTA deal imminent

New Zealand–GCC Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser indicated confidence concerning the signing of a extensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) that will reduced trade barriers between Saudi Arabia along with other GCC states. Groser said, “We’re producing a lot of improvement so far ...

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New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

New Zealand Halal meat

By Anna Pearson New Zealand has been exporting halal meat since the 1970s for the most part with little government involvement, but times have changed. How did the meat industry asked for more regulation to prove the “halalness” of its products? ...

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Australia: Halal practices may be key to markets

Australia: Halal practices may be key to markets

By Kathleen Calderwood, ABC Rural  With over 100 Australian abattoirs halal certified, the practice is becoming an increasingly important part of the meat processing industry. Halal practices for slaughtering cattle were under the spotlight in December, when a group of eight ...

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