Food & Agibusiness News

Food and Agribusiness News
APRIL 2017

Welcome to the Austrade Food & Agribusiness news. Read about our current trade opportunities, regulatory updates, events and news below.



Webinar: Cross-border
e-commerce update
for Australian exporters

Hear the latest from Austrade in China and a local regulatory expert about likely changes to China’s cross-border e-commerce rules taking effect from
31 December 2017.
Register now

Have your say in Australia’s premier exporter survey
Australia’s International Business Survey provides the most comprehensive view from exporters
about the opportunities and challenges of international business. Make sure your experience is reflected in this widely referenced resource. 
Start survey

South Korea - have you registered your labelling?
South Korean authorities have recently created registration requirements for labelling including marks such as halal, kosher, GMP, vegan, ISO2200 and HACCP.
Read more from the Korean Ministry of Food & Drug Safety or request an introduction to Austrade in Korea.


North Asia FTA information sessions
Interested in hearing about opportunities arising from Australia’s North Asian FTAs? Join the upcoming FTA seminar in Mackay on 12 May with the Hon Keith Pitt MP, Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Register now

China Dairy Mission, 15-21 June
Be part of the Australian National Pavilion to showcase Australian expertise in the
dairy sector. The program includes engagement opportunities in Nanjing and Harbin, the locations of some of China’s most sophisticated and large-scale
dairy producers. Register now

Reminder to express interest in an agri-tech workshop
in Brazil, May

Austrade is seeking interest from companies to participate in an agri-tech workshop in May or June 2017 in Brazil. The workshop will promote Australian capabilities in agricultural technology and explore new approaches to industry-engaged research and collaboration opportunities. Express interest

Reminder – Get your products and brands in front of key
Kyushu region buyers

Austrade Japan will showcase Australian products and brands on behalf of exporters in Fukuoka and Kagoshima from 30 May to 2 June 2017. The showcase will target up to eight independent buyer groups from the retail and wholesale sectors who influence product sourcing and distribution in Kyushu. Register now


Putting Australian food and wine at the centre of the world’s best meals 
Success with the world’s most discerning consumers is a modern foundation of our food and
wine exports. National promotional initiatives delivered overseas are becoming more sophisticated and sustained to support this positioning,
as shown by two recent examples from Japan and China.
Read about Australian food and wine getting the VIP treatment in Shanghai
Read about top Japanese chefs getting a taste of Australia

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