China Exclusive: Will China become cash cow for Australia's dairies?

Monday, 16 February 2015 16:07 Published in News & Updates

China - NANNING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Australian dairies are preparing an onslaught on China's market, now that a free trade deal has made things easier for them. The free trade agreement means China will eliminate a 5 percent tariff on Australian milk formula within four years and the 9 percent tariff on liquid milk will go within nine years..Read more

China FTA: Not Right, Not Yet

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:15 Published in News & Updates

China - On the surface, the China/Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) might seem like a holy grail for Australian producers trying to find an avenue into China. Overall, however, the FTA has the most immediate impact on Australian commodities such as dairy, beef, wine, seafood and processed foods..Read more

Committed to signing FTA with India: Oz

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:44 Published in News & Updates

India - Australia today reaffirmed its commitment to sign the free trade agreement (FTA) with India and said it accords the "highest priority" to the conclusion of the treaty by the end of this year. Pointing out that there was a clear political will on both sides, Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said:..Read more

Highest priority to sign FTA with India by year end: Australia

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:36 Published in News & Updates

India - NEW DELHI: Reaffirming its commitment to boost bilateral trade with India, Australia today said it accords the 'highest priority' to the conclusion of a free trade agreement with with New Delhi by the end of this year. Pointing out that Australia has inked FTAs with china, Japan and Korea,..Read more 

 

Top end Australian cheeses will be in demand if trade deal with India eventuates

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:34 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Dairy Australia says India needs to be "handled very differently" to its neighbour China, when it comes to Australian dairy processors cracking one of the world's largest markets. The very early stages of negotiations aimed at a free trade agreement (FTA) between Canberra and Delhi are underway..Read more