Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
Coffs Harbour’s Professional Fishermen’s Association is receiving a $109,225 Australian Government grant to conduct a market study into the feasibility of shipping live eels to China using a specialised live seafood e-commerce platform.
Ten businesses from the Latrobe Valley and broader Gippsland area recently met face-to-face with some of China’s biggest companies as part of a Victorian Government trade mission that will help the region’s economy to diversify and grow.
As the Australian cotton harvest wraps up and growers look to next season, there is good reason for optimism, with Rabobank forecasting domestic prices to remain strong – above $520 per bale through 2017/18.
The Federal Government has signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries.
The Chinese market is dynamic, and the more Australian agribusinesses understand how it is changing, the better they can take advantage of the opportunities it has to offer.
China’s dominance in world meat trade is set to grow out to 2020, albeit at a slowing rate, seeing opportunities for Australia’s beef and sheepmeat exports to China come from extracting value, rather than volume growth in an increasingly competitive market.
The strong cooperation and collaboration between Australia and China across the grains trade will be highlighted this week with a visit from China’s Administrator of the State Administration of Grain, Mr Ren Zhengxiao.