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AUSTRALIA : Queensland mango grower says restrictions on US importers will have long-term benefits





















QLD Country Hour 



Sarina Locke and Eliza Rogers



Posted about 8 hours ago




  










Australian mangoes are destined for more overseas markets with a plan to double export value by 2020, but there is criticism of constraints in the new United States market.

The Australian Mango Industry Association (AMIA) has placed restrictions on exporters, only allowing them to deal with two importers in the US.












00:00 AUDIO: North Queensland mango farmer discusses US trade restrictions (ABC Rural)







Brisbane-based fruit exporter Doug Hammond said it was harking back to 'single desk trading', but the AMIA rejected that claim.



The association's Robert Gray said growers and exporters had formed a group to manage fruit quality over quantity to the US over a three-year trial.




Bowen mango grower Dale Williams, a member of AMIA, said he understood both arguments, but believed limiting importers would help the industry get things right in the critical early stages.




Mr Williams' orchard and packing house at Euri Gold Farms were approved to export to the US two weeks ago.



"It's been made very clear to us from the United States that we've got to get it right, otherwise the door will be closed to us,"
   he said.







"So I think in the long term, it will be a benefit to the industry, and in the short term, not everybody's going to agree."






http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-10/grower-responds-to-mango-export-restrictions/6928306




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