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.
The Australian sheep industry continues to go from strength to strength off the back of increased prices, production and exports, according to Rural Bank’s 2017 Australian Sheep Annual Review.
Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative.