Australia is a major agricultural producer and exporter in the global markets. The agricultural industry constitutes around 12% of the country’s GDP. A generally stable climate, large amounts of arable land and a predictable geopolitical backdrop coupled with an “investment friendly” regulatory framework makes the country an attractive destination for agricultural opportunities.
Lakewood Asset Management has identified projects in this country that provides investors with a great vehicle to gain access to the lucrative wheat market. Australia is the 4th largest wheat exporter and Western Australia (the location of our project) accounts for over 35% of Australia’s wheat production.
Demand for wheat is steadily on the increase. There are multiple reasons for this, but mainly include the following::
In our opinion it’s currently a great time for investors to gain access to this lucrative market in order to take advantage of further growth trends that are expected to play out over the medium to long term.
In this stable part of the world, political risk is kept to an absolute minimum and the investment project is located in a part of the country that is known for its prolific wheat production. This therefore represents an opportunity to gain access to an armchair investment with direct upside associated with investment into a traditional wheat farming business.
Here are some of the investment highlights: