Dynamics of the dairy industry
The wholesale changes to economic life in the past six years have affected the dairy industry as much as any other sector within New Zealand. Changes to: (a) Taxation ego Taxation of co-operative profits, (b) Commercial activity as seen in no longer having tied supplies (until the July 1990 regulations!) (c) Trying to define ownership of assets without incurring additional taxation has forced the dairy industry to question many of its basic tenets it was previously so comfort able with. The evolution of the New Zealand Dairy Industry to its present form has relied on the dynamics of supply and demand expressed in statutory power thus to look beyond with specific questions one must examine these in relation to the historical facts or forces before any scenarios can be promoted. This is to confirm or deny the original base premise is correct, or to give the precedent for a present relationship. Hence, in examining present and future ownership, control and representation of the structure known as the New Zealand Dairy Board: Let us examine the historical evolution of the present structure known as the New Zealand Dairy Board.... [Show full abstract]
KeywordsNew Zealand Dairy Board; dairy industry
Fields of Research070106 Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
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