With high costs and import penetration undermining its superior quality, the solidifying of Australian pork's trade position must begin in its home market. Australian pigs are known for being the healthiest in the world. Free from diseases like PEDv, which has decimated swine herds in North America, South Korea and Japan.
An abundance of feed, horrid transport logistics and Asian beef demand are transforming Brazil's agribusiness export profile. Although 2014's export volume remains a hair below the 2.1 million tonne record set in 2007, market forces both inside and outside Brazil are putting its beef sector on its strongest growth path since the mid 2000s.