Federal Trade Minister Simon Crean and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Tony Burke have welcomed the decision by the European Union (EU) to end dairy export subsidies. The EU introduced...

The Federal Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Tony Burke, has told of the government’s bitter disappointment with the United States’ decision this week to extend its dairy export...

The re-introduction of dairy subsidies in the US has been met with disappointment in Australia, as concerns grow that protectionism could have a negative impact on food security. “The US announcement...

Warren Truss, the Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Trade Minister, has called on Trade Minister Simon Crean to step in amid claims the threat of a full-blown trade war between the European Union and...

The US Congress has passed a $290 billion farm bill, which will increase subsidies to US farmers and cut international aid programs. George Bush has threatened to veto the bill, however, but there is still...