AUSTRALIAN lamb will now be exported to India.
Opening up another export market for lamb producers, the lamb is being allowed into India free of quotas according to an announcement made by Trade Minister Craig Emerson and Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig today.
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India is Australia's fourth largest export market and for the first time lamb will have access to it.
"I am advised that Indians are fast developing a taste for our world renowned lamb, and that a number of Australian exporters are looking to this growing market," Dr Emerson said.
Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Joe Ludwig said it was great news for Australian farmers.
"India is an important new growth market," he said.