Enhancing the Competitiveness of the Australian Livestock Export Industry

Project Code:  W.LIV.0189

Year Published: 2017

The project was initiated to provide a detailed analysis of Australia’s livestock export industry and involved a broad-ranging review of the competitiveness of Australia’s livestock export sector.  The project identified strategies that will assist and improve that competitiveness in response to growing competition in many international livestock markets. 

The project was initiated to provide a detailed analysis of Australia’s livestock export industry and involved a broad-ranging review of the competitiveness of Australia’s livestock export sector.  The project identified strategies that will assist and improve that competitiveness in response to growing competition in many international livestock markets.

The project includes a number of case studies of Australian farm businesses and examines the importance of live export markets to the financial viability of those businesses. In 2015 Australian livestock exports were valued in excess of $1.75 billion, making it one of the nation’s most important rural exports. 

Keywords: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Dairy, On-board/transport, In-market, Domestic, Performance

The Australian Livestock Export Industry

LiveCorp works closely with industry stakeholders to continuously improve performance in animal health and welfare, supply chain efficiency and market access through the provision of technical services and research, development and extension (RD&E).
Australian livestock can only be exported by a licensed Australian exporter and cannot be exported to all countries. If you would like to export livestock from Australia you can contact an exporter by submitting a trade enquiry below.

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