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New Zealand Dollar: Analysts Say It Would Take More Than a Milk Scare to Bring the Kiwi Dollar Down
aNot only are we close in terms of an 11-hour flight, but also in terms of things that we value,a said Ellis. aSo with the promotion we wanted people to realize how close New Zealand is and think awhy not go down for the day?aa The team also brought over New Zealandas Rugby team to meet with the Giants and has made several trips to Napa to promote its wine businesses there. The ultimate goal, Ellis said, is to build a relationship with restaurateurs, chefs and customers to continue supplying and requesting the countryas products so that when the Americaas Cup is over and the team leaves, New Zealandas presence will remain. As of now, itas unclear what will actually stick. But Ellis and her team said (visit site) they have received positive feedback, especially from the restaurant community, about continuing to carry certain wines and food products.
As New Zealands premier brand Fonterra was hit by import restrictions of products in China click and other countries, the Kiwi dollar had a rare break from its strong momentum and plunged to its year low. Related Articles Fonterra Scare: 100% Pure New Zealand Campaign Called a "Festering Sore" by Chinese News Agency However, many economists believe that the New Zealand dollar slump will not last as long as the possibility of wider fallout from Fonterra's milk scare remains low. The dairy giant has previously announced that China 's import ban does not cover all of Fonterra's products. The company expects the ban to be lifted soon after all issues are cleared. The New Zealand dollar recovered from its 1.5 per cent decline in August 5 when news spread of Fonterra's milk formula contamination. New Zealand's dairy industry is a $9 billion export market. The country is the world's leading exporter of milk products. Must Read Kate Winslet To Mark Her Return to Australian Films With 'The Dressmaker', Judy Davis to Play Her Mother Sponsorship Link The Kiwi dollar would have to fall significantly if it is to cause a similar rally since the middle of 2009, a time when the major central banks around the world began to simultaneously ease policy. Since March 2009, the New Zealand dollar has gained 60 per cent against the U.S.