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Read out international market support and its impact on Australian dairy farm profitability.

  • International market support other markets

    International market support - other markets

    Objectives

    Improved market access, maintaining and improving export volumes and values, higher international market prices and more flexible market outlets. 

    3 year plan focus

    • Key regional agreements include: Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), other areas include: WTO-Doha, Geographic indicators, PACER, RCEP, GCC.
    • Key bilateral agreements: India, Indonesia, EU, Taiwan.

  • International market support China

    International market support - China

    Objectives

    Improved market access and maintain positive trade perception of Australian product in China.

    3 year plan focus

    • Support the implementation of free trade agreement and countering the emergence of new technical barriers to trade.
    • Refocus Market development activities to the realisation of benefits from the FTA. 
     

  • International market support Japan

    International market support - Japan

    Objectives

    Maintain (and improve) Australia's position as the major supplier of dairy products into the Japanese market.

    3 year plan focus

    • Review focus and extent of market development activities to reflect strong long term relationships and a mature market.
    • Continue publication of chemical residual analysis. 

  • International market support Middle East

    International market support - Middle East

    Objectives

    To improve market access and its trade position into key Middle East markets including The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. 

    3 year plan focus

    • Technical market access support
    • Market development effort to target growth opportunities: The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.

  • International market support SE Asia

    International market support - SE Asia

    Objectives

    To improve market access and trade position into key South East Asian markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. 

    3 year plan focus

    • Technical market access support
    • Market development effort to target growth opportunities: Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei.

International market support

Market need/context

The market need:

  • Consolidate industry wide policy trade policy positions in the interests of Australian dairy.
  • Proactively respond to current and potential technical issues
  • Reinforce the Why Australia? message with global customers.
  • Assist industry to understand the opportunities and challenges presented by increasingly complex global marketplace

Target audiences/stakeholders:

  • Australian dairy manufacturers and exporters.
  • Key customers in Japan, China, SE Asia and the Middle East.
  • DFAT, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

General approach/strategy

  • Focus resources on existing large markets or large emerging opportunities in Japan, China, SE Asia and the Middle East.
  • Trade Policy: Provide detailed technical support to industry and government negotiators (and where requested taking lead role in presenting industry positions).
  • Maintain networks of like-minded industry groups both domestic and international who will pursue similar trade objectives /outcomes to in relevant trade forums.
  • Market Development Programs: Co-ordinate market development initiatives in Australia and target countries. Review targets annually in consultation with export managers of Australian dairy companies and partner groups in target markets.
  • Trade support: Help local exporters with management of technical barriers to trade and/or specific market requirements.
  • Analysis: Deliver strategic market insights and solutions through scanning for / understanding / communicating the effects of global policies and market developments that might impact on the Australian dairy industry.

Major Initiatives

Focus Farms

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making.

DairyBase

DairyBase is a web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time.

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