Grains focus of Chinese tour

SENIOR representatives from some of China’s largest corporations will see Australia’s grain growing capabilities first-hand when they visit Australia this week.

The delegation reflects China’s interest in sourcing more Australian products such as wheat, sorghum, corn, rice and malting barley.

Interest is expected to grow with tariffs set to fall on barley, grain sorghum, a range of grain-derived starches and wheat gluten as a result of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).