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Korea’s top asset managers look to emulate Australia’s world-class superannuation system
4 Apr 2017Media releases
Twenty of Korea’s top asset management CEOs will visit Sydney this week to explore opportunities in the Australian asset management industry.
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FTAs bed down benefits for Australian manufacturers (Ministerial)
28 Feb 2017
Media releases
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Sydney on Friday 3 March to help local businesses make the most of Australia's free trade agreements (FTAs) with ...
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Seminar to help NT businesses maximise FTA benefits (Ministerial)
20 Feb 2017
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Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Darwin on Tuesday February 21 to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) ...
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Seminar to assist Kimberley businesses to benefit from North Asia FTAs (Ministerial)
16 Feb 2017
Media releases
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Kununurra on Monday 20 February to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs ...
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Korea welcomes Aussie eggs
10 Feb 2017
Latest from Austrade
To address a shortage of fresh eggs caused by a bird flu outbreak, the South Korean Government has temporarily removed tariffs for egg imports from a number of countries, including Australia.
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UQ – taking a lead on educating Asia
6 Jan 2017
Success stories
The University of Queensland (UQ) creates change in the world through its global reach in education, research and translation. As one of the world’s top 50 universities, it is not surprising that 12,0 ...
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The sweet fruits of exporting
6 Jan 2017
Success stories
Manbulloo Mangoes Managing Director Marie Piccone has spent the last decade building a mango empire. Thanks to her horticultural background, talented team, hard work and innovation, Manbulloo now has ...
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KAFTA continues to deliver at the two year mark (Ministerial)
12 Dec 2016
Media releases
Today marks the second anniversary of the entry into force of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA). KAFTA is delivering strong trade results across a broad range of sectors in Australia, and ...
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Tourism
Australia welcomes top Asian travel agents (Ministerial)
6 Sep 2016
Media releases
Over 300 qualified travel agents from across Asia are in Perth this week for Tourism Australia's training, education and familiarisation event - Corroboree Asia.
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Strong export interest for Korea (Ministerial)
25 Aug 2016
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Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, today addressed Queensland businesses at a seminar in Brisbane focused on benefits and opportunities for the food and beve ...
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Fruit export opportunities in Asia (Ministerial)
23 Aug 2016
Media releases
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, and Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry MP, today met tropical fruit farmers in Central Queensland interested ...
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Australia benefiting from free trade agreements (Ministerial)
18 Aug 2016
Media releases
Australian exporters are benefiting from free trade agreements with key trading partners and most intend to expand into new markets, according to a report released today.
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RDA Orana
31 May 2016
Success stories
RDA Orana’s training initiative provides Korean students with valuable work experience while helping local companies to diversify and grow their businesses.
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Demand for specialty grains in Korea opens up opportunities for Australia
30 Mar 2016
Latest from Austrade
Australian producers are benefiting from a growing demand for specialty grains in Korea, following a successful mission to meet with Korean grain importers and processors.
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Korea’s leading supermarket visits Australia seeking food products
4 Mar 2016
Latest from Austrade
Recent high-profile events in Kuwait showcasing Australian food have highlighted the growing opportunities for Australian producers and suppliers.
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Free trade agreements give Australian exporters reason to celebrate (Ministerial)
1 Jan 2016
Media releases
Australian exporters have extra reason to celebrate this New Year, with further tariff reductions under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) and Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFT ...
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Wine
Asia gets a taste of Australian wine in major promotional program
30 Sep 2015
Latest from Austrade
Australian wine labels are invited to participate in a joint Austrade–Wine Australia program to raise the profile of Australian wines in six of Australia’s fastest growing wine export markets in Asia.
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Trade Winds
11 Sep 2015
Economic analysis | World Economy | International Investment | Trade Winds
Trade Winds is a weekly round-up from the Economics team at Austrade that brings together a selection of news, analysis and trends from around the globe relevant to Australia’s trade and investment in ...
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Korea signs Mutual Recognition Agreement with Engineers Australia
6 May 2015
Latest from Austrade
Australian engineers will be better placed to take advantage of guaranteed market access in Korea following the signing of a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between the Korean Government and Engine ...
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Wine
Australian wines the toast of Korea
18 Mar 2015
Latest from Austrade
A recent masterclass on Australian wine, attended by more than 100 Korean wine industry representatives, was designed to improve awareness of and increase export opportunities for Australian winemaker ...
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