Prospects for Australian emerging industries
Emerging industries play an important role in the Australian agricultural landscape, contributing to the national economy and helping meet changing global demand. This prospectus is...
Published: 14 Jan 2011
Author(s): Lee, Barry
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With the growth of the Asian vegetables industry from approximately $50 million in 1994 to over $135 million in 2002, the industry grew at a rate of 13% per annum. This is a strong rate of growth when compared to the overall Australian vegetable industry. However since 2002, there has been no further study of the industry. This stocktake report provides an update to the industry’s size, growth and characteristics, and the sustainability issues affecting the industry.
This RIRDC report is targeted at policy makers, industry representatives, researchers and facilitating arms of government.