Thai deal fast tracks Australian fruit trade
PERSIMMON growers across Queensland will have better market access to Thailand thanks to a trade agreement finalised this week.
- Australia and Thailand announce a new irradiation pathway for horticultural exports
- Queensland persimmons gain improved market access to Thaliand
- Deal will help open door for other fruit and vegetable growers trading with Thailand
- Australian horticulture is worth more than $10.5 billion, with the value of production forecast to reach $12 billion in real terms in 2022–23.
- Australia’s main horticultural exports to Thailand are citrus, grapes, nuts and strawberries.
- For the year ending June 2017, Australia produced 2,516 tonnes of persimmons, valued at $10.5 million.
- Persimmons are produced primarily in south east Queensland.
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