Agricultural trade and export
Queensland's agricultural sector is an important export earner. The Queensland Government helps agricultural businesses respond to local and overseas trade and export needs and increase their access to domestic and international markets.
The following websites provide useful information on exporting, including customs and quarantine requirements:
- Trade and Investment Queensland
- Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
- Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The following websites contain trade statistics and other information to help you understand your target market:
- Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited
- Meat and Livestock Australia
- Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
- Horticulture Market Access Committee
- Australian Horticultural Exporters' Association
Export finance and risk management
Use the following websites to find information on export funding programs:
The following organisations have information about financing your exporting business and taxation requirements for exporters:
- Export Finance and Insurance Corporation provides insurance against the risk of losing product in transit or the commercial risk of not being paid for your products.
You can find information on tariff rates from the following:
Export training programs are offered by the following:
Trade missions and events
The Queensland Government organises and leads dedicated agricultural trade missions to emerging international markets, giving local businesses the chance to participate and investigate their export potential.
Trade and Investment Queensland leads a number of inbound, outbound and virtual trade missions and events to help Queensland businesses to directly establish contacts in targeted markets.