Review of free trade, competitiveness and a global world: the history of Australia`s free trade agreements and how they have supported our export competitiveness and the growth of agricultural exports. However, trade with some ASEAN countries, including Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines, has peaked and Australian wheat exports may require new international markets. “It is important that the government continue its efforts to ensure incremental progress, such as technical access to the product market under the agreements, to take advantage of the potential benefits.” Many free trade agreements are not limited to agriculture, but, like the WTO, they often contain provisions or chapters on health and plant health standards (SPS) and technical barriers to trade (CTOs) that limit the power of local communities and national governments to set their own standards for biosecurity, food security and other health concerns. In the meantime, the power and control of transnational agricultural enterprises over seeds and biodiversity is being encouraged by WTO intellectual property rules plus (see Vers) section on intellectual property, by investment liberalization provisions that facilitate the acquisition of land and domestic food production by foreign companies and investors (see investments). According to the World Trade Organization, 305 trade agreements were in force worldwide as of July 1, 2020. The study, conducted as part of the federal government`s six-month Endeavour Fellowship, looked at Australia`s trade with China, the United States and the European Union between 2008 and 2018. He analysed the impact of Australia`s free trade agreements on agricultural and non-agricultural trade, as well as on certain raw materials such as wine, sugar, beef, edible fruits and nuts, as well as wheat. This benefit continued only until 2020, when the United States entered into a separate agreement with Japan, corresponding to the CPTPP for beef. He warned that it was important for the Australian government to continue to work towards progressive progress, as other countries would continue to try to undermine the benefits that their own trade negotiations confer on Australia. The agricultural free trade agenda was defined by and for the agricultural industry. Smallholder farmers around the world are booming because of lower tariffs and reduced subsidies and price controls, if they ever exist.