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29 Sep 2021 Tourism
The latest Tourism Research Australia data reveals the five features that defined Australian tourism in 2020–21.
29 Sep 2021 Thailand
Thailand is looking to green industries and a bio-circular economy to lead its recovery from COVID-19.
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 ...
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 ...
23 Sep 2021 Argentina
Argentina has introduced quota limits on beef exports until 31 August 2021, with a possible extension to 31 December 2021.
23 Sep 2021 India
India has temporarily removed quantitative restrictions on imports of mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo) until 31 October 2021.
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.
13 Sep 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed consumers into buying an ever widening range of products online.
9 Sep 2021 Malaysia
Malaysia’s growing halal manufacturing sector offers opportunities for Australian exporters.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
24 Aug 2021 Chile
The infant food market in Chile is growing rapidly, creating opportunities for Australian exporters.
24 Aug 2021
On 12 May 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) finalised the Green Food System Strategy (the Strategy).
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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.
28 Jul 2021
Australian plant-based food exporters have more flexibility to market their products after the European Commission withdrew a key amendment.