Research on agriculture, trade and COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is changing the world around us. We know it is important to respond with strong, evidence-based decisions.

We gather extensive data to identify any risks to agriculture and trade in Australia. We report on our findings to support our industries and ensure consumer confidence.

Explore our latest research and analysis.


Production levels and trends in Australia’s agricultural sector. This includes the effect of other factors such as bushfires, drought and COVID-19.

Latest reports and insights:

These reports are published by our Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).


Regular analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural trade.

We are tracking trends such as price changes, the role of imports in our food production, and changes to supply chain.

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Last reviewed: 17 July 2020
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