Spring 2020: Leveraging Australian agriculture’s competitive edge

Spring 2020: Leveraging Australian agriculture’s competitive edge

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Australian agriculture continues to depend on global markets for prosperity and growth. While our share of global agricultural markets has been declining, exports still remain a vital component of the growth story of Australian agriculture. This spring edition of the Farm Policy Journal contains four articles which explore how Australian agriculture remains relevant to export markets and global opportunities. These articles align with a future of targeted, strategic export markets. Australian exports may not be a dominant force in terms of volume, but Australian agriculture should still aim to be a valued trade partner providing desirable goods and services.

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