Indian trade negotiations remain stalled

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
August 2 2018 - 8:00am
Minister for Trade Steve Ciobo says he has expressed Australia's disappointment with Indian tariffs on grain imports with his Indian counterpart.

MOVES to set up a bilateral trade agreement with India remain stalled, with the Minister for Trade Steve Ciobo expressing frustration over continued India tariffs on Australian grain exports.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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