Trade and market access

​​​​​ABARES’ programme of international and trade research provides analysis of key global policy issues of importance to Australian agriculture and Australia’s position in bilateral and multilateral trade agreement negotiations.

Recent research:

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South America: an emerging competitor for Australia's beef industry

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Our special report into the South American beef industry profiles the beef industries of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, including their growth over the past two decades. The report includes forward looking scenario analysis undertaken to assess the potential impacts of this region to Australia's future beef exports.

The ABARES bilateral trade decomposition model is a technical annex provides a description of the quantitative economic model used in South America: an emerging competitor for Australia's beef industry. The report focuses on the beef industries of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Australia.

What Indonesia wants: Analysis of Indonesia's food demand to 2050

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With significant income growth and urbanisation, food demand in Indonesia is expected to increase significantly towards 2050. This study examines projected food demand in Indonesia across urban and rural populations under a business-as-usual policy environment with no changes to underlying policies.

 

 

What India wants: Analysis of India's food demand to 2050

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What India wants aims to assess future trends in Indian food consumption, production and trade under four hypothetical scenarios involving reform to existing producer and consumer support policies and increased investment in productivity and infrastructure.

 

 

What China wants: Analysis of China's food demand to 2050

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What China wants: Analysis of China's food demand to 2050 investigates the developing agrifood production, consumption and trade trends out to 2050. The study considers demand across three different income groups: urban high income, urban medium income and rural households.

 

 

What Asia wants: Long-term food consumption trends in Asia

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What Asia wants assesses future ​trends in Asian food demand and identifies opportunities for Australian agriculture and food industries in expanding Asian markets over the long term.

 

 

 

 

Last reviewed:
10 Apr 2017