Discussion Papers

In-depth analysis of the financial performance of Australian vegetable farms and the key economic factors affecting them.

The following discussion papers have been written by industry contributors, including industry economic specialists, but do not necessarily represent the views of AUSVEG. They are published for the information of vegetable levy payers.

Date Discussion paper
17-03-2016 Partial Factor Productivity within the Australian Vegetable Industry
25-11-2015 Analysing Australian vegetable growers' financial performance by farm size
27-02-2015 Analysing Vegetable Growers Financial Performance via State
28-01-2015 Exporting Australia's Vegetable to the Middle East & Asia
20-02-2014 Costs of Production for Australian Vegetable Growers 2014
04-09-2013 Australian Vegetable Export Opportunities 2013
28-02-2013 Industry issues drawn from data collected by ABARES in 2012 
03-01-2013 Vegetable Import Data and Implications for Australian Vegetable Industry
03-01-2013 Levy Vegetable Values Areas 2010-11
17-07-2012 Sourcing of Vegetables by Asian Economies
15-02-2012 The Impact of Exchange Rate Movements on Vegetable Imports
15-01-2012 Deterioration of the Vegetable Industry's Financial Performance
15-11-2011 Opportunities for Vegetable Growers in the Carbon Tax Package
15-09-2011 Economic Analysis of Carbon Tax Implications for Vegetable Growers
16-03-2011 Pricing, Cost Structures, and Profitability in Australian Vegetable Industry
14-12-2010 The Northern Myth
23-07-2010 Comparison of Production Expenses Vegetable Farms in Australia and USA
06-07-2010 Management Practices on Australian Vegetable Farms
Economic activities in the vegetable industry are funded by Hort Innovation, using the vegetable research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.