Wayne Prowse

About Wayne Prowse

Principal and Senior Analyst, Fresh Intelligence Consulting

Apple exports at ten year high

By Wayne Prowse Exports of Australian apples are the best in a decade, while Indonesia continues to drive pear exports, as shown in Fresh Intelligence’s analysis of export data to November 2016.  Apples Australian apple exports are on track to reach 5,200 tonnes for 2016, which would be the highest result since 2006 according to [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Exporting, Industry Data|

Market Insights – China

By Wayne Prowse – Export Consultant China is the world’s most populous nation and the world’s second largest economy. With a growth rate of 7.7 per cent (2013) it is set to exceed the USA before the end of this decade. While Australia’s pears currently can’t be exported to China because of trade restrictions [...]

By |April 29th, 2015|Exporting, Market insights|

Market Insights –- Indonesia

Indonesia imports a lot of Australian pears and in the recent past has imported many Australian apples too. Competition from Chinese apples and South African pears remains tough but Australia’s proximity to Indonesia does give us a strategic advantage. By Wayne Prowse Indonesia is Australia’s closest Asian neighbour and home to 253 million consumers, the [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Exporting, Market insights|

Market Insights – Philippines

By Wayne Prowse Until recently, the Philippines had not really been on Australia’s radar as a fresh produce export destination. With the implementation of the ASEAN Australia New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) in 2009, followed by improvements to the market access protocol allowing in-transit cold treatment in 2012, the Philippines, with 107 million consumers, has [...]

By |February 27th, 2015|Exporting, Market insights|

Market insights – Singapore

By Wayne Prowse Singapore has developed into a strategic commercial and financial hub in South East Asia with a population exceeding 5.3 million. It has a modern urbanised economy that relies heavily on global trade which has helped propel the economy to having one of the world’s highest per capita income rates. Being a small [...]

By |January 29th, 2015|Exporting, Market insights|