Submissions to the interim report are due by 31 January 2018.
The ACCC produces and publishes annual bulk wheat monitoring reports. These reports detail the nature and concentration of export activity and capacity allocation at Australia’s bulk wheat port terminals.
The Agriculture Consultative Committee provides a forum through which competition and fair trade concerns in the agriculture sector can be considered and addressed collaboratively.
A mandatory code of conduct should be considered for the Australian dairy industry to address problems caused by bargaining power imbalances between processors and farmers, according to recommendations made by the ACCC in its interim report from its inquiry into the industry, published today.
The future growth and profitability of the red meat sector in Australia relies on the investment confidence of its participants, but this confidence will be threatened if market information is restricted, or livestock producers are unable to obtain objective performance data, ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh told the MLA Red Meat Industry Forum in Alice Springs today.
ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh explains why reliable market information and objective performance data is essential to future productivity gains in the red meat industry.
The ACCC has launched a new online tool for the agriculture sector to anonymously report concerns about competition or fair trading issues. ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh will announce the tool today while addressing the Horticulture Branch of the NSW Farmers Association.
“Farmers in the horticulture and viticulture industries have expressed concerns about potential retribution from others in the supply chain if they contact the ACCC,” Mr Keogh said.
The ACCC released its interim report on 30 November 2017 and is seeking industry feedback.