ABARES: Raw commodities exports are definitely no raw deal for ag

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated January 5 2021 - 7:57pm, first published 6:30am
Ag's export 'raw' deals are a good deal for the economy

Contrary to popular belief, converting raw farm commodities into value-added foods, textiles or other manufactured export products does not create much, if any, extra value for Australia's economy.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).