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Agriculture

07 Jul 2020

Agri wakes up to a new world

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

The global outlook for agriculture commodities is a bright light in the midst of gloomy pandemic-ridden economies.

11 May 2020

True or false: panic buying surges food prices

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

New data show a run on supermarkets during the onset of COVID-19 restrictions could have led to increased food prices.

21 Apr 2020

Agri commodities: uncharted water

Madeleine Swan, Alanna Barrett & Michael Whitehead | Associate Directors Agribusiness Research & Director Client Insights, ANZ

Australia’s agriculture industry is bracing for the impact of COVID-19. So far, the farming business has been comparatively resilient.

17 Apr 2020

NZ agri: facing new challenges

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

Economic growth rates in New Zealand have been hit hard as Kiwis hunker down to combat COVID-19.

17 Feb 2020

Aus dairy’s flow-on effect

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

The dairy industry has changed a lot in 10 years. What does the next decade hold for Australian producers?

14 Feb 2020

NZ agri braces for coronavirus contagion

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

New Zealand’s agriculture industry is watching the flow-on effects of the coronavirus closely as produce begins to pile-up.

14 Jan 2020

Food prices: up, up?

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

Long periods of drought and tough competition have seen food prices increases steadily over the last few years. Will that continue in 2020?

28 Nov 2019

Aus agri: the path to $A100 billion - part 2

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

New capital and a focus on export risk underpin the likelihood for Australia’s agri industry to reach $A100 billion by 2030.

21 Nov 2019

Aus agri: the path to $A100 billion - part 1

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

Will Australia’s agri industry reach its ambitious target of $A100 billion by 2030? Delve into the details in this two-part series.

10 Oct 2019

Brexit: lambs to the slaughter

Susan Kilsby & Sharon Zollner | NZ Agriculture Economist and NZ Chief Economist at ANZ

New Zealand’s lamb industry is watching closely as the UK tries to herd Brexit.

07 Oct 2019

South Australia: the state making a statement

Steve Radeski & Cherelle Murphy | State Agribusiness Manager, SA & Senior Economist, ANZ

Australia’s driest state has endured ups and downs but the agri industry and broader economy are heading north.

10 Sep 2019

ANZ Board Minutes: from the farm to the bank

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

John Macfarlane has run banks, farms, shopping centres – what’s the link?