I’m concerned about the whole industry. If we lose access to airfreight we will lose access to many markets in Asia...We lose benefits from free trade agreements.

David Minnis in The Weekly Times

As a boom in Australian infant milk to China increases it is becoming hard for Australian fruit and veg exports to find sufficient air space for their exports.

The issue was no lost on MHS Managing Director David Minnis who noted that without air freight space, and significant issues when trying to export fruit and veg by sea, Australian exports will lose all the benefits from various free trade agreements.

Other high prominent members of the Australian Exporting industry, such as Export Council of Australia Chairwoman Dianne Tipping, has called on Australian and Chinese governments to sit down and work out the issue.

The entire article can be read in The Weekly Times