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Insight – A report card on the Australian tourism industry in 2020–21

29 Sep 2021 Tourism

The latest Tourism Research Australia data reveals the five features that defined Australian tourism in 2020–21.

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Insight – Greener on the other side: Thailand’s bio-circular and green economy

29 Sep 2021 Thailand

Thailand is looking to green industries and a bio-circular economy to lead its recovery from COVID-19.

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Insight – New rules bring changes to live streaming in China

27 Sep 2021 China

China has released new draft regulations (Chinese language only) on e-commerce, with a focus on live streaming. The regulations aim to create a stricter environment for how brands, platforms and agent ...

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Insight – Simplifying wine exports to the UK

23 Sep 2021

On 25 July 2021, the United Kingdom’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced it will remove the requirement for all wine imports to be accompanied by VI-1 certificates. The UK is ...

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Insight – Argentina introduces quota limits on beef exports

23 Sep 2021 Argentina

Argentina has introduced quota limits on beef exports until 31 August 2021, with a possible extension to 31 December 2021.

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Insight - India suspends quantitative restrictions on mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo)

23 Sep 2021 India

India has temporarily removed quantitative restrictions on imports of mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo) until 31 October 2021.

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Insight – Beefed-up opportunities for export to Mexico and Chile

14 Sep 2021

The Mexican and Argentinian governments have announced recent policy changes to beef imports. This may create export opportunities in Mexico and Chile once Australian beef production increases.

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Insight – E-commerce in Southeast Asia: 5 factors for Australian exporters to consider

13 Sep 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed consumers into buying an ever widening range of products online.

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Insight – Malaysia’s growing halal manufacturing sector offers export opportunities

9 Sep 2021 Malaysia

Malaysia’s growing halal manufacturing sector offers opportunities for Australian exporters.

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Insight – Urgent actions to protect Australia against khapra beetle

7 Sep 2021

Khapra beetle is a serious, highly invasive insect that is not present in Australia. It poses a major threat to Australia’s primary production, biosecurity, and environment. Khapra beetle is a pest of ...

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Growing interest in plant-based protein products in Malaysia create export potential

31 Aug 2021 Malaysia

Modern dietary trends are creating fresh demand for plant-based protein. Vegetarianism has deep cultural roots in Malaysia. However, younger generations are also developing a flexitarian approach to f ...

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Insight – Export opportunities increase as India reduces tariff on lentils

31 Aug 2021 India

On 27 July 2021, India reduced the import tariff on lentils for all countries. The tariff for lentils (HS0713.40.00) has dropped from 33% to 11%. Lentils from the United States, however, will be sub ...

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Insight – Growth opportunities in the Chilean infant food market

24 Aug 2021 Chile

The infant food market in Chile is growing rapidly, creating opportunities for Australian exporters.

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Insight – Japan’s Green Food System Strategy

24 Aug 2021

On 12 May 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) finalised the Green Food System Strategy (the Strategy).

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Insight – Brands tap into Chinese culture for e-commerce success

23 Aug 2021 China

Cultural heritage is becoming a bigger driver in the Chinese market. Consumers are showing more national pride in their own heritage and stories. Brands that engage with these pieces of culture are re ...

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Insight – New EU Code of Conduct has implications for Australian exporters

23 Aug 2021

On 5 July 2021, the European Commission implemented the European Union (EU) Code of Conduct for Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices (the Code).

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Insight – The limited impact of the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Australian agriculture

12 Aug 2021

The European Commission has presented its ‘Fit for 55’ package. The package aims to meet the European Union (EU) target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% on 1990 levels by 2030. T ...

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Insight – Australia can help Malaysia develop its senior living sector

10 Aug 2021 Malaysia

Australia can play a significant role in helping Malaysia prepare for the needs of its ageing population. Austrade has identified an immediate need for solutions and services providers, consultants an ...

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Insight – E-commerce and live streaming remain strong in China

6 Aug 2021 China

China’s second-biggest shopping festival of the year, 618, took place on 18 June. The e-commerce event produced sales records and surprising figures.

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Insight – EU ruling opens up marketing opportunities for Australian plant-based food exporters

28 Jul 2021

Australian plant-based food exporters have more flexibility to market their products after the European Commission withdrew a key amendment.

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