04.03.2009 - Farm exports forecast to rise despite global downturn
From mineweb.net: Farm export earnings are forecast to rise in 2008-09 and 2009-10, despite the global financial crisis. This and other commodity projections out to 2013-14 are contained in the March issue of Australian commodities released today by Phillip Glyde, Executive Director, ABARE. "A substantial increase in crop production combined with a significant depreciation of the Australian dollar is expected to support farm export earnings in the short term," Mr Glyde said..... Full Article: Source