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Most red meat exports from Australia go to countries with free trade agreements

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Published Nov 28, 2023

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According to Andrew Cox, the general manager of international markets at Meat & Livestock Australia, almost all of Australia's red meat exports are going to countries with which the nation has free trade agreements. Cox highlighted that Australia now has trade deals with countries such as the United States, Japan, China, and the United Kingdom, allowing the country to access a significant portion of the global market. The focus now is on working with food service operators to promote Australian red meat and make it identifiable to consumers.
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Beef Central | 24 November 2023 Most red meat exports go into free trade agreement countries by Terry Sim Almost all Australia’s red meat exports are being realised into countries the nation had free trade agreements with, producers were told at the Meat & Livestock Australia Update in Bendigo yesterday. MLA’s general manager – international markets, Andrew Cox, said Australia’s red meat industry had a fantastic advantage in export market access. “It’s a really powerful story that often gets overlooked for example with the media at the moment with the European Union deal falling through and China particularly, the suspensions of beef plants etcetera.” He said in 2005, Australia had one trade deal, with New Zealand, but now had agreements with the United States, Japan, Korea, China, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the United Kingdom and India. He put up a chart that showed the percentage of red meat exports that are covered by a free trade ...
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