Live cattle exporters optimistic of sailing through prawn trade tensions with Vietnam

http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2017-06-21/cattle-exporters-look-to-sail-through-vietnam-prawn-ban-problems/8630834 A six-month trade suspension on importing uncooked prawn products is set to end on July 6, and watching the changes closely will be Australia’s live cattle trade. Why does the cattle industry care about prawns? Two months ago cattle exporters received advice from the Federal Government to “work on contingencies” in case there was […]

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Review of import conditions for prawns and prawn products announced 16 May 2017

http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/media-centre/media-releases/review-prawn-prawn-products The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is undertaking a review of the import conditions for prawns and prawn products for human consumption. The review will consider the biosecurity risks for these imports from all countries and recommend appropriate import conditions to manage these. The review will be conducted through a comprehensive non-regulated […]

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