New tariff arrangements favour Australian grain

Elimination of tariffs on Australian barley to Mexico from 15pc to zero, starting 1 January 2022, are among the measures benefitting Australian trade in the Trans Pacific Partnership arrangements…Read More

James Nason, January 12, 2022

China sanctions show Australia’s ability to adjust

A new study has found a series of trade sanctions imposed by China has had little impact on the Australian grains industries…Read More

Eric Barker, October 28, 2021

Growers on alert for EU’s creeping agenda

Grain Producers Australia is urging growers to be alert to recent changes that create additional red tape for the sustainability certification program that green-lights grain sales into the EU market…Read More

Grain Central, October 29, 2021

Australian exporters rush to register with China’s GACC

Facilities handling goods for export to China, including mungbeans, field peas, sorghum and oats, are hurrying to meet the deadline this week to lodge new registration requirements…Read More

Liz Wells, October 20, 2021

AGIC 2021: FTAs fillip for industry in COVID recovery

Welcoming AGIC 2021 delegates yesterday Minister Dan Tehan pointed to the beneficial role free trade agreements are playing in consolidating export pathways for Australia’s grains and oilseeds…Read More

Liz Wells, September 7, 2021

AEGIC welcomes Katalis to boost Indonesia-Australia trade

Katalis, a new economic cooperation hub between Indonesia and Australia, will help drive grain trade between the two countries, and its inception has been welcomed by AEGIC…Read More

Grain Central, August 2, 2021

Grain sector works its way through COVID disruption

The grain industry has not escaped the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic with disruption across the board from shipping and grain exports to the importation of vital farm inputs…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 26, 2021

Barley finds its way in the world beyond China

The Australian barley industry has emerged with renewed vigour from the turmoil of the past year when China imposed an 80.5 per cent tariff on barley imports from Australia that effectively closed the trade…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 21, 2021

Call for universal framework to showcase ag’s carbon credentials

Australian agriculture needs to develop a standard framework that showcases the industry’s sustainability and decarbonisation credentials if it is to stay competitive in the global marketplace…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 18, 2021

ABARES calculates cost of agricultural trade protection

Protectionist agricultural trade measures have the potential to cost the Australian economy $1 trillion over 30 years, according to ABARES’ calculations…Read More

Grain Central, April 21, 2021

Vietnam a ‘perfect partner’ to help bridge beef and grain trade gap

A report points to ‘significant opportunities’ for Australian exporters to expand trade ties with Vietnam, including for beef and grain, as soaring tensions with nearby China encourage diversification toward other markets…Read More

James Nason, December 14, 2020

Quality key to premium Japan, Korea noodle wheat market

Japan has expressed its high regard for Australia’s new lines of noodle wheats, but has concerns about the levels of ‘dockage’ in Australian noodle wheat shipments…Read More

Grain Central, December 2, 2020

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