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1998 Media Releases

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November 1998

New web site to boost cairns group pressure on WTO for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

24 November 1998

A new Internet website, which links all of the farm organisations within the 15* Cairns Group of countries was launched in Canberra today by the Prime...

March 1998

U.S. farm leader echoes Cairns Group concerns for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

31 March 1998

The United States' most senior farm leader today echoed calls by his colleagues from the Cairns Group countries for the eventual elimination of all tariffs...

Cairns Group Farm Leaders vow to force trade reform through WTO for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

31 March 1998

The farm leaders of 14 countries in the Cairns Group announced today that they would mount an international campaign to demand reform of farm trade through...

Gains for beef and wool from trade liberalisation worth billions for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

30 March 1998

The Cairns Group farm leaders, currently visiting rural New South Wales, have been told that the gains from full liberalisation of world trade would be...

Cairns Group Farm Leaders visit dairy, cane and beef enterprises for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

29 March 1998

The 15 leaders of the Cairns Group peak farming groups spent today on cane fields and in cattle yards, on the first day of their historic visit to Australia....

Cairns Group Farm Leaders due tomorrow for historic meeting for liberalisation of world agricultural trade

27 March 1998

Farm leaders representing over 500 million people will begin arriving in Australia tomorrow, to take part in an historic visit aimed at liberalising world...

February 1998

International farm leaders to meet in Australia

17 February 1998

The President of the National Farmers' Federation, Donald McGauchie, today announced that history would be made in Australia in the first week of April....