The Federal Government has welcomed Indonesia’s implementation of its earlier agreement to reduce tariffs on the import of Australian raw sugar, strengthening opportunities for Australia’s $2.2 billion sugar export industry.
The longstanding agricultural cooperation between Australia and China was highlighted at the inaugural Australia-China State-Province Agricultural Business Forum held on 12 September 2017.
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, visited a processing facility and supermarket, to explore opportunities for Australian exporters during his visit to New Delhi as part of Australia Business Week in India (ABWI).
The Government has popped the cork on a $50 million, three year plan to increase the value of wine exports up to a record $3.5 billion and promote wine tourism in regional communities.
Exporters in new and emerging industries and those in established ones will benefit from simplified agricultural export legislation, released for public consultation, making the regulations easier to follow to save exporters time and money.
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host the 80th free seminar for exporters interested in North Asia markets in Bundoora to help local businesses access the benefits of Australia's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with North Asia.
Gascoyne fresh produce could soon be celebrated on menus around the world, with Western Australian beef, seafood, fruit and vegetables showcased to international buyers at the Gascoyne Food Festival.
As one of only a few developed countries perfectly suited to aquaculture, Australia has the potential to create a “very successful export-orientated seafood industry”, according to a visiting global sector expert.