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Australian beef exports

Export figures of beef from Australia just released by Department of Agriculture are higher than expected at 98,647 tonnes, considering the production lost...
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Posted on May 9, 2019

Beef exports from Australia increase

July production figures are encouraging despite gloomy expectations, and beef exports increased. Figures released by the Department of Agriculture and W...
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Posted on August 6, 2018

Low point for beef exports from Queensland

Released last week the export figures showed that just 72,607 tonnes of beef were dispatched to overseas markets in October, a figure not seen since April ...
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Posted on November 7, 2016

Asia’s love for Australian wine fuels export boom

As the world’s palate for fine wines evolves, Australia’s local export market is reaping the benefits. This year, Australia’s wine export value is ex...
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Posted on November 1, 2015

China opens door to Aussie wine imports

China will erode import tariffs for Australian farm products – including wine – over the next decade, after the signing a landmark trade agreement. Au...
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Posted on November 24, 2014

Vietnam to stop fresh fruit imports from Australia

Australia's Department of Agriculture (DoA) has confirmed that Vietnam has 'raised concerns with Australia's fruit fly management systems and is considerin...
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Posted on November 8, 2014

USA top nation for Australian beef

The US also can't get enough of meat farmed in Victoria state, with the country remaining the top export nation for the state's beef ($266 million). Japan ...
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Posted on October 5, 2014

Record meat exports for state of Victoria

The growing appetite for beef and lamb farmed in Victoria, Australia in both China and the USA has helped drive the value of the state's food and farm expo...
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Posted on October 4, 2014

Drop-off in Wine Exports to China

Australia's top five export destinations held their places in the last financial year, with the United Kingdom remaining in the top spot. Record grape h...
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Posted on July 19, 2014

Bulk Wine Exports from Australia on the increase

More and more Australian winemakers are choosing to bottle wines overseas to save costs, and this is reflected in increased bulk wine exports. Bottled win...
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Posted on July 18, 2014

Australian wine exports drop by two per cent

The value of Australian wine exports has fallen as more winemakers export in bulk containers, according to a report by the Australian Grape and Wine Author...
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Posted on July 17, 2014

Melbourne Airport gets landmark freight facility

A $150 million freight sorting facility, the largest of its kind, is being built in Australia. Works have started on the 71,000 square metre facility on...
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Posted on June 15, 2014

Exports from Australia to China soar

Australia is running its first $50 billion trade surplus with exports out of Western Australia to China soaring to record heights. Figures from the Bureau...
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Posted on May 11, 2014

Freight industry to pay for infrastructure – Australia

The Premier of South Australia,says that the freight transport industry could be asked to contribute to the cost of infrastructure projects such as major r...
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Posted on January 7, 2014

Melbourne Cargo Facility

Melbourne Airport is constructing a cargo estate which will add about 2000 square metres of warehouse space. Melbourne is the leading airport for air freig...
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Posted on September 27, 2013

Freight Privatisation in Australia

The New South Wales Government is planning to raise private investment in infrastructure throughout the state; with this in mind, it is intending to privat...
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Posted on August 11, 2012

Inland Freight Terminal for Perth

Perth in Western Australia has become the main distribution point for interstate general freight.  Planning has begun to move the emphasis away from Perth...
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Posted on June 26, 2012

New Container Terminal for Melbourne

The port of Melbourne in Australia is to be re-developed to provide a completely new freight container port, which should take 15 years to complete. The ad...
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Posted on June 23, 2012

Logistics Terminal for Sydney Australia

An agreement has been signed to begin the development of an intermodal logistics and  freight terminal in the Sydney area. Over the past five years, the G...
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Posted on May 20, 2012

Natural disasters affect Global Shipping

Flooding in Queensland, Australia has had a huge impact on exports; up to 30 million tonnes of iron ore were unable to be dug out, processed and shipped to...
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Posted on October 27, 2011

India invests in ports and shipping

India's Ministry of Shipping is forming a new port operating and shipping company called Indian Ports Global.  The company will act as the investment arm ...
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Posted on July 5, 2011
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