SAUDI Arabia wants assurances there will be no "stupid tricks" such as a live export trade ban before it signs a deal accepting Australian cattle, according to Barnaby Joyce. Mr Joyce has been in talks with Saudi government aiming to get the Middle Eastern nation to import Australian livestock.
Answer is quite easy: look after our animals at your end and no "stupid tricks" aka bans due to animal cruelty, will occur. Couldnt be simpler!
Of course, there is still the issue of a long-haul voyage, no independent vets on ships and a heat stress risk assessment model that is clearly inadequate....but