Vegetable farming in Australia has enormous opportunity for growth.
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.
Strengthened powers will enable authorities to hold food at the border if there are reasonable grounds to suspect it possesses a serious risk to human health.
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.
Australia must increase its productivity from existing resources or continue to lose market share where agricultural trade is growing most rapidly.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has seized on the opportunity provided by recent political developments in the United Kingdom (UK) to push forward the campaign for non-discriminatory market access for Australian beef and lamb.
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.