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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.
US software firm establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Australia
4 Apr 2014
US file sharing company, Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), has chosen Australia for its Asia Pacific headquarters, opening an office in Melbourne last month.
Australia welcomes foreign investment
3 Apr 2014
Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb sent a clear signal to foreign investors that Australia is open for business. The Australian Government’s objective is to create the most stable and conducive environment possible for investm ...
Data Alert: Australia among China’s top three destinations for outbound investment
28 Mar 2014
China’s merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Australia has seen the highest growth since 2009, rising 34 per cent to US$7.7 billion in 2013, according to the latest PwC Trends in M&A report.

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