07-04-2014 02:20 AM | Japan

Farmers say halving Japan beef tariffs not good enough

Beef farmers say Japan's indication that it'll halve tariffs on Australian beef, as part of a free trade deal between the two countries, is still not good enough.

Lachlan Graham, from Harden, on the south-west slopes of NSW, produces, packages and sells his beef to supermarkets and boutique food stores, and he's planning to start exporting his products to Japan.

Mr Graham says Australian beef producers will remain competitive in overseas markets if tariffs are removed altogether.
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