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Two Korean tariff cuts to benefit Australian industries

15 December, 2014

The landmark Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) has passed into the parliaments of both countries. This is accompanied by two tariff cuts for Australian industries - one on 12 December and one on 1 January 2015.

Indian food demand to rise 136% by 2050

26 November, 2014

Agrifood demand is set to rise by 136% in India between 2009 and 2050, according to a new ABARES report, What India wants: Analysis of India's food demand to 2050.

Dairy exports to China set to grow

20 November, 2014

Australian dairy producers and manufacturers will benefit from tariff reductions for liquid milk thanks to the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), according to Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.

China-Australia FTA good news for food, agriculture, fishery sectors

19 November, 2014

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as a win for Australia's agriculture, food, fishery and forestry sectors.

Are Australian producers ready to capitalise on the Chinese FTA?

18 November, 2014

Australia's beef, dairy and wine producers need to consider whether they are well positioned to take their place on the world stage as premium providers to the Chinese market, says Grant Thornton National Head of Food & Beverage Tony Pititto.

50% rebate available for small exporters

24 October, 2014

Small exporters of agricultural commodities have one week to apply for a rebate of 50% (up to $5000) on export registration charges.

E-catalogue links Australian exporters with Asian buyers

20 October, 2014

Hoping to expand into Asia? Food Innovation Australia Limited has launched an interactive e-catalogue that links Australian food and beverage suppliers with overseas buyers.

With a free trade deal Australia can win China's dairy market

09 October, 2014 by Keith Woodford, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Global demand for internationally traded dairy products is now dominated by China. Although Australia has benefited from this, with annual dairy exports to China now worth over A$500 million, the growth has been much slower than what New Zealand has achieved.

First Australian organic inspector approved to Chinese regulations

09 September, 2014

An inspector from the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA), has become the first person outside of China approved to inspect to Chinese regulations.

Rebate available for small exporters

08 September, 2014

Small exporters, listen up: there's still time to apply for a rebate for your export registration charges for the 2014-15 financial year. The rebate covers 50% of export registration charges.

Importer's fine increased from $7K to $20K

03 September, 2014

A Queensland judge has increased a fine of $7000 to one of $20,000 to act as a deterrent to other food importers. The Department of Agriculture appealed the original fine as it was not proportionate to the seriousness of the offence.

Asian demand a boon to NZ food and beverage market

29 July, 2014

High-value foods and beverages are in demand in Asia - and New Zealand is cashing in on the trend. A new report published by the NZ government shows the increased demand is driving export growth and diversification in the country.

Australian Certified Organic achieves equivalence with Swiss organic standards

08 July, 2014

The Australian Certified Organic Standard has achieved equivalence with organic standards in Switzerland. This means that Australian businesses exporting ACO products to Switzerland no longer require Swiss organic certification.

Report reveals Asian opportunities for food processors

07 July, 2014

AFGC has released a series of reports that aim to improve the Australian food industry's understanding of the opportunities available in the Asian market.

Lactose-free, ultrapasteurised dairy set to boom in China

30 June, 2014

Despite dairy not traditionally being part of the Chinese diet, China is projected to become the world's largest dairy market in the world by 2018, worth $60,639 million, according to a new report from Canadean.

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