AGIC 2023: Watt opens up on trade, biosecurity

Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has defended the 6pc biosecurity levy producers will pay, and shared his hopes for increased market access to China and India in his address to AGIC 2023…Read More

Liz Wells, July 27, 2023

Cambodian delegation builds agri-food connections

An initiative led by Queensland’s UniSC is helping enable trade, investment and networking between Australia and Cambodia…Read More

Grain Central, July 10, 2023

Hopes build for end to China’s soft ban on cotton

Optimism is growing among merchants that China may lift its soft ban on Australian cotton, and one company already shipping a consignment. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, March 8, 2023

Growers to gain if global garment supply chain improves

A CRDC-funded report says Australian cotton could better monetise its asset of being grown without exploited labour if offshore processing followed the same path…Read More

Associate Professors Martjin Boersma and Alice Payne and Professor Erin O'Brien, February 1, 2023

Record harvest leads to increase in bulk exporters: ACCC

Australia’s exported 40.6Mt of grain in 2021-22 to break the previous year’s record by 22pc, according to an ACCC report released today…Read More

Grain Central, December 9, 2022

Trade deals with India, UK pass Australian Parliament

Separate bilateral free-trade agreements with India and the UK are awaiting ratification from both governments now that legislation has been passed in the Australian Parliament…Read More

Grain Central, November 24, 2022

Low European river levels cause logistics turmoil

Key European trading waterway, the Rhine River, is suffering low water levels, sending grain and energy shipments into turmoil…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, August 16, 2022

Open trade key for food security: ABARES

Trade policy and reducing agricultural support have a strong role to play in guaranteeing international food security, according to the latest Insights report from ABARES…Read More

Grain Central, July 15, 2022

India, Indonesia deals top priority list for Australian grains

INDUSTRY body GrainGrowers has welcomed the new Federal Government cabinet appointments and says it will work with the key ministers to forward the interests of the industry, including improving and..Read More

Grain Central, June 3, 2022

Sustainability to boost appeal under A-UK FTA

Australian exporters with sustainability credentials appear best placed to benefit from the yet-to-be-ratified trade agreement with the UK…Read More

Liz Wells, June 1, 2022

New geopolitical era to reshape markets, alliances

Futurist Dr Keith Suter says Russia’s invasion is shaking global food security, and should prompt a rethink from Australia on the needs for trade relationships based on trust not cost…Read More

Grain Central, May 31, 2022

India FTA a plus for lentils, chickpeas miss the boat

Australia and India have signed a bilateral agreement which promises little change for Australia’s volume grain and pulse exports…Read More

Grain Central, April 4, 2022

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