Victorian horticulture exports were valued at $563 million in 2012-13, an increase of $121 million (27%) from 2011-12. Hong Kong was Victoria's largest market for horticultural exports, valued at $94 million.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated that around 3,375 businesses in Victoria are involved in horticultural activities.
Of those businesses, most are concerned with the production of fruit (particularly pome fruit, citrus, stone fruit and berries), almonds (and other nuts), grapes and vegetables.
We are focused on partnering with other service providers where there is a shared benefit and co-investment.
Our key aim is to contribute to the target of doubling food and fibre production by 2030 by growing the adaptive capacity of the industry, helping producers to manage risks and capitalise on market opportunities.
From 1 July 2012, Property Identification Codes (PICs) will be progressively introduced to plant industries in Victoria.
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