Cattle ship capsize: Role of live export trade under intense scrutiny

Role of live export trade under intense scrutiny

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[05 September, The Country]

Despite calls for policy review on live export trade after the capsizing of the cattle ship Gulf Livestock 1, the government will not release the review outcomes before the election. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the live export has been temporarily suspended as a result of the loss at sea, and she would not pre-empt the review outcome on the banning. 

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