They may be competitors on the world stage, but oilseed producers from across the globe will meet in Sydney to discuss trade issues borne out of a number of key geopolitical changes, including international leadership and Brexit, experienced over the last 12 months.
The 2017-18 Budget continues initiatives focused on supporting NSW exporters, who account for 42 per cent of all Australia’s services exports, attracting international investment into NSW, and developing strategic industries such as defence.
A global supplier of organically-certified dried vine fruit will create 75 new jobs and establish its headquarters in Victoria, as the Victorian Government lures more investment to our great State.
Research examining how Australian farmers can capitalise on opportunities to supply overseas markets will take centre stage at the Food Geographical Indications (GIs), Agriculture and Free Trade Agreements forum at Bond University, Friday 16 June 2017.
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, and the Minister for Small Business and Member for Riverina, Michael McCormack, took part in an employment roundtable with Riverina locals in the agricultural sector.
The Federal Government launched negotiations to open new markets to Australian farmers through a free trade agreement with Peru.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) is predicting Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) will smash the record set in 2016, as producers better manage their finances in good years to prepare for the more challenging ones.