What does Cairns group mean?

Cairns group meaning in Law Dictionary

n interest group of 19 farming exporting nations, composed of Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and Uruguay.

Cairns group meaning in Business Dictionary

Informal association of agricultural-produce exporting countries, together accounting for a few one-third of the world's farm exports. Created in Cairns (Australia) in 1986, its goals include lowering of export subsidies and stabilization of produce costs in world areas. Its existing people are Argentina, Australian Continent, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Fiji, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand, and Uruguay.