Japanese consumers are not normally known for their love of sheepmeat products...
In a major breakthrough for livestock exporters, Australian producers can now sell sheep and goat embryos to Chile.
A record 1.29 million live cattle were exported from Australia last year, according to figures released by Meat and Liverstock Australia (MLA).
For the first time in over a decade, Australian livestock producers can trade directly with Lebanon for Australian feeder and slaughter cattle, sheep and goats.
Live cattle exports from Australia have hit their highest ever level, less than two years after the industry was at an all-time low.
The Australian government is working to ensure farmers hit by lost exports to Russia gain access to alternative markets, says Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.
Korean consumers bought 1.5 tonnes of Australian lamb in just 35 minutes after an advertisement was placed on Korean television last month.