Riverland fruit growers are set to cash in on exports following China’s agreement to a range of protocols enabling greater market access, including recognition of the region’s fruit fly free status.
Adelaide Hills cherry growers are set to cash in on exports following China’s agreement to a range of protocols enabling greater market access.
Australia's grain industry is set to benefit from a new protocol that will support exports of Australian plant-based compound horse feed into China.
Australian horticulture producers and exporters received a boost, with Australia and China agreeing to new market access protocols for peaches, plums and apricots and improved access for Australian cherries, table grapes and citrus.
Record wood product exports worth $3.4 billion and a record log harvest of 33 million cubic metres valued at $2.5 billion were the highlights of a great year for Australia’s forestry sector in 2016-17.
A report released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) highlights that Australia’s forestry sector is continuing to enjoy some of the best conditions in its history.
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Luke Hartsuyker, welcomed news that the first Australian blueberries exported to India are now available in Indian grocery stores. The commencement of exports was supported by the Assistant Minister’s recent trip to India, as part of Australia Business Week in India (ABWI).
The NAB Rural Commodities Index rose 2.1 per cent in October 2017, the first increase since May 2017, driven largely by an increase in cattle prices.