Exporting up to 80 per cent of its agricultural production, Western Australia is an important producer and supplier of safe, high-quality agrifood products.
Western Australia’s southern hemisphere location means the state is well placed to take advantage of seasonal export opportunities into northern hemisphere markets.
Western Australia’s proximity to the rapidly expanding markets in Asia and the Middle East, together with excellent sea and air freight connections, gives the state a comparative advantage for trade.
Securing new, sustainable markets will provide long-term security and financial viability for Western Australian agriculture and related food supply chains.
Stringent safety and quality systems enable Western Australia’s primary industries to provide premium food and beverage products to local and international markets.
Western Australia is also a world leader in dryland farming and exports
this technical expertise to Africa, the Middle East and Asia.