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US firm establishes Melbourne HQ to support Asia Pacific business
22 Apr 2014
Australia’s highly-advanced digital economy, skilled ICT workforce and world-class infrastructure, along with its proximity and familiarity with the dynamic Asia Pacific region, are making it an attractive destination for international firms wanting ...
SAP establishes data centre in Sydney
21 Apr 2014
SAP Australia, a subsidiary of the German ERP giant, has established a major data centre in Sydney as part of its Asia Pacific expansion strategy.
Eventbrite establishes Australasian headquarters in Melbourne
18 Apr 2014
US online ticketing and events company, Eventbrite, has chosen Melbourne as its headquarters for expansion into Asia and Australasia. This is the company’s fifth international office.
Australian Government announces second airport for Sydney
17 Apr 2014
The Australian Government has announced a second airport in Sydney to address growing air traffic in Australia’s largest city and committed significant funds for supporting infrastructure.
Australia Week in China builds momentum for trade and investment
15 Apr 2014
Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb, led the biggest ever trade mission to China this month as part of a push to strengthen economic ties with our largest trading partner. Two-way trade between the two economies reached A$130 billi ...
Australia deepens financial ties with China
12 Apr 2014
Australia and China have agreed to enhance offshore market development of China’s currency, the Renminbi (RMB), Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announced last week.
New online resource on Chinese investment in Australia launched
10 Apr 2014
Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, launched the first ever interactive online website cataloguing Chinese investment in Australia during a visit to China last week. Mr Robb said the online resource, Demystifying Chinese Investment, incr ...
Korea-Australia free trade agreement signals growth opportunities in investment
9 Apr 2014
Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb and his South Korean counterpart, the Minister for Trade, Industry and Energy Yoon Sang-jick, signed the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) in Seoul this month.
Australian scientific investment helps develop artificial muscles with super human strength
9 Apr 2014
Australian scientists are part of an international collaboration that has developed artificial muscles from high-strength polymer fishing line. Produced by twisting and coiling the fishing line and applying heat, the scientists have produced muscles ...
Japanese investment in Australia
8 Apr 2014
Japan is one of Australia’s most important trading partners and third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI), with total stock of Japanese FDI in Australia valued A$61.2 billion in 2012.

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