The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have also announced that they will shortly release their joint report on Food Security with the Chinese government, alongside the release of the Australia in the Asian Century report.
We examine the exciting opportunities for improved trade and investment flows in the food sector between Australia and China.
- The United Nations estimates our global population will grow from 7 billion to 9.2 billion by mid century.
- The global demand for food is expected to rise by 77 percent by 2050. Coupled with the rise of the middle class, China is an important part of this global demographic shift.
- Improved trade and investment flows in the food sector between Australia and China represents a long term sustainable and very complementary opportunity.