Australia

Electricity prices for manufacturing firms rose by 60% from 2003 to 2013

Australia’s high energy bills fuel concern

By Oscar Rousseau

More must be done to halt significantly rising energy costs that have become a burden for business, the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has said.

Australia and China are believed to have made some progress on restoring trade

Six Australian meat outfits hit by China ban

By Oscar Rousseau

China has temporarily suspended six Australian meat plants from exporting beef and lamb – and reports of a breakthrough in talks to resolve the issue have been dismissed. 

The Australian government is investing AU$100m to improve beef roads

New funding helps cattle movement in Australia

By Aaron McDonald

The Australian government is committing a AU$700 million investment to improving roads in Northern Australia, AU$100m of which is being invested under the Northern Australia Beef Roads Programme.