Wineries sour over currency rise | News | Al Jazeera

Wineries sour over currency rise

A spike in the value of the Australian dollar is hitting exports.

    Australia's export industry has been hit hard by a spike in the value of the Australian dollar.

    Normally frequent clients have refrained from buying the country's products because they are substantially more expensive than usual.

    Alison Rourke reports from the Hunter Valley wine region just outside Sydney, which has lost business from the US and Britain as the dollar's value has soared.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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