Visit of Thailand Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives to Sydney

13 – 15 April 2018 OAA Canberra had the honour to welcome Mr. Grisada Boonrach, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives to Sydney en route to Thailand after attending the 34th FAO Regional Conference for Asia and Pacific in Nadi, Republic of Fij. Mr. Grisada Boodrach and his team discussed with OAA Canberra on market opportunities and challenges of Thai food and agricultural products in Australian market. The Minister visited the wholesale and retail produces market “Flemington Market” in Homebush, a suburb close to Sydney. He has foreseen that Market access for Thai irradiated mangoes should be concluded as soon as possible. Thai mangoes are always in high demand by Australian importers. The season for Thai and Australian mangoes are different which making a great potential for Thai mangoes in this market.