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Past Media Releases

Past Austrade media releases are displayed below.

 

Other trade-related media releases and speeches are available from the Minister for Trade, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC).

 

Articles and other commentary from Austrade’s Chief Economist available in Economist’s Corner.

2006 Media Releases

Paris goes Nuts for Aussies this Christmas 22 Dec 2006
Macadamia nuts, the native Aussie favourite, are the latest ‘a la mode’ taste sensation of Parisian culinary culture this Christmas.
Sneaky Sounds out the International Stage 22 Dec 2006
With two ARIA nominations under their belt, opening this New Years Eve celebrations and a supporting gig with one of the world’s biggest pop acts, Robbie Williams, it seems the only place left for Sne ...
D-Day looms for Aussie assault on US music industry 21 Dec 2006
While most Australians are winding-down for their Christmas break, 25 local bands are putting in the hard yards preparing the Aussie assault on “SXSW 2007” in Austin, Texas, in March.
Mobile phones fuel m-commerce craze in Japan 19 Dec 2006
Austrade’s new Japan Market Report identifies the current boom in consumers using mobile phones to buy products and services in Japan is an area for Australian businesses to explore when marketing and ...
Aussie food to bring Americans new year cheer 18 Dec 2006
Some of Australia’s finest foods will tempt Americans from coast to coast to extend their holiday season feasting into the new year during supermarket promotions being held as part of G’Day USA: Austr ...
Celebrity star power helps Aussie exporters shine in USA: Millions of dollars of deals done on back of celebrity promotions 12 Dec 2006
Some of Australia’s best known international celebrities will again use their star power to promote Aussie businesses in the United States as part of G’Day USA: Australia Week 2007 being held in Los A ...
Aussie entertainers play into hands of Japanese 11 Dec 2006
Some of Australia’s top entertainers and musicians are testing the Japanese market with success by using Austrade, the Australian Government’s export promotion agency, with its six offices around Japa ...
China
Aussie company scrubs up and charms China 4 Dec 2006Cosmetics
With exports of soap products to China more than doubling in five years, Australian companies are scrubbing up well, according to Austrade, the Australian Government’s export promotion agency.
Austrade and CPA Australia team up to help Aussie exporters 4 Dec 2006
Austrade and CPA Australia are to establish closer links to help Australian businesses enter and develop international markets and export opportunities. These links have been formalised by a memorandu ...
Aussie businesses urged to lift exports as trade outlook with the US remains strong 30 Nov 2006
The prospects for Australian businesses selling their expertise and know-how to the United States continues to look buoyant due to strengthening trade ties and the Free Trade Agreement between the two ...
$14 billion Thai building & construction market open to Australian companies 24 Nov 2006
Austrade is encouraging Australian companies interested in the $14.6 billion Thai building and construction market to attend the largest South East Asian building products and services expo to be held ...
Australia's building business ties with the Gulf region (Minister) 19 Nov 2006
Australia’s rapidly-growing trade and investment links with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the wider Gulf region were further recognised today, with Australian Government Minister for Trade, Warre ...
Victorian businesses urged to tap into Indian market boom 13 Nov 2006
With Australian exports to India growing in excess of 25 per cent, opportunities for our exporters are as dazzling as any Bollywood blockbuster, a leading trade expert said.
From LA to New York Aussie business set to make a splash in the USA 13 Nov 2006
G’Day USA: Australia Week 2007 will provide Australian businesses with an unprecedented opportunity to showcase their talents and products directly to the US and develop new export opportunities durin ...
SEQ artists feature in Mid-East exhibition 10 Nov 2006
Seven South-East Queensland artists are promoting their work in the Middle East as part of A Gift of Colour, an exhibition running until 8 December in Dubai’s Mondo Arte Gallery.
NSW businesses urged to seize new opportunities in Indian market 7 Nov 2006
With Australian exports to India growing in excess of 25 per cent, opportunities for our exporters are as dazzling as any Bollywood blockbuster, a leading trade expert said.
As Australia stops to watch the 'Cup, Aussie equine industries watch their exports climb 7 Nov 2006
While the nation fixes their eyes on Flemington, Australia’s equine exporters are busy carving out lucrative international markets for their products.
Ballarat businesses urged to tap into Indian market boom 6 Nov 2006
Ballarat companies wanting to succeed in Australia’s fastest growing trade destination – the multi-billion dollar Indian market - can learn from India-based market experts at a FREE seminar to be held ...
Albury businesses urged to tap into Indian market boom 6 Nov 2006
Albury companies wanting to succeed in Australia’s fastest growing trade destination – the multi-billion dollar Indian market - can learn from India-based market experts at a FREE seminar to be held o ...
SA businesses urged to seize opportunities in multi-billion dollar Indian market 6 Nov 2006
South Australian companies wanting to succeed in Australia’s fastest growing trade destination – the multi-billion dollar Indian market - can learn from India-based experts at a FREE seminar to be hel ...
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