HIA launches Asian trade and market access unit

Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd (HIA) has announced a new division to focus on market access and policy as well as a new fund to develop trade to Asia.

The Trade Unit will be led by HIA trade manager Sam Lawrence and comprise four staff focusing on strategy and government liaison; market access; market development; and disinfestation research and development.

HIA has also established an Asian Markets Fund, focusing on market growth opportunities across Asia and help identify new target markets and consumer segments to increase exports.

Consultation with Australia’s horticulture industries over the coming months to develop programmes with its Asian Markets Fund and develop a trade strategy will occur.

Source fruitnet.com 

By |September 28th, 2015|News|

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