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Australia and China sign trade MoU for horticulture

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Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation) and the China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association (CIQA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

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The MoU between Australia and China seeks to create a framework for mutually beneficial engagement of horticultural trade interests between the two countries.

The MoU is one part of the Australian horticulture industry’s holistic trade strategy, including identifying opportunities arising from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).

The MoU was signed at a ceremony at the Australian Embassy in Beijing on Thursday September 10, as part of Hort Innovation’s hosting of the Australia Fresh pavilion at the 2015 China Fruit and Vegetable Fair (FVF) from 9–11 September.

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