All remaining tariffs on dairy exports into Indonesia will eventually be scrapped as part of a new economic partnership agreement signed by Trade Minister Simon Birmingham.
The Government released its response to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the Regulation of Australian Agriculture.
Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud has begun a brief visit to Europe as he fights for more market access for Australian farmers.
Global food prices held broadly stable in December 2018, with rising international cereal prices offsetting declining sugar and dairy quotations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said.
Australian farmers exporting overseas will be better off as tariffs are slashed or abolished under the Trans Pacific Partnership and the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said.