Cyprus wants halloumi to be exported to Australia duty-free

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Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister Petros Xenophontos said on Tuesday that halloumi cheese should be exported to Australia duty-free.

According to Ekathimerini, Xenophontos made the comments to the European Union’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council during a discussion on negotiations toward an EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

A ministry press release said the Swedish Presidency of the Council briefed ministers on the progress for an EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement for agricultural products.

Xenophontos requested that halloumi be included in the list of products that can be exported to Australia without tariffs.

Source: Ekathimerini.

READ MORE: High Commissioner of Cyprus in Australia: ‘We’re very proud of our diaspora’.

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