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Seminar to help Sunshine Coast business benefit from North Asia FTAs (Ministerial)
30 Sep 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar next week to help businesses on the Sunshine Coast make the most of Australia's free trade agreements (FTAs) with Ko ...
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Backpacker tax changes to benefit regional Australia (Ministerial)
27 Sep 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, said proposed improvements to the way working holiday makers (backpackers) are taxed will provide confidence to regional e ...
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New app to help Australian businesses export (Ministerial)
27 Sep 2016
The Turnbull Government is helping Aussie businesses become exporters through a new app launch today.
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Iran trade mission to rebuild trade and investment links (Ministerial)
26 Sep 2016
This week I will lead a business mission to Iran to begin rebuilding Australia’s commercial relationship with one of the Middle East’s biggest economies.
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PNG Trade Minister Maru visits Queensland (Ministerial)
21 Sep 2016
Mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities between Central Queensland and Papua New Guinea were explored during a visit by Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Trade Commerce and Industry, the ...
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Hong Kong visit to highlight services and investment opportunities (Ministerial)
19 Sep 2016
I am visiting Hong Kong this week to meet senior government officials and investors.
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China
Millions of Chinese need Australian health and aged care skills (Ministerial)
15 Sep 2016
Health and Medical
Today I launch the report Health and Aged Care Industry in China: A Guide for Australian Business, which outlines the key opportunities emerging from our biggest trading partner.
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Assistant Minister for Tourism attends AACB Conference (Ministerial)
9 Sep 2016
Promoting Australia as a key business event destination was high on the agenda at the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) staff conference in Brisbane yesterday.
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China
ChAFTA rocks Western Australia lobster industry (Ministerial)
7 Sep 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt today visited the world’s biggest exporter of rock lobster, based in Western Australia, to discuss opportunities arising from ...
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Kenya | Madagascar | South Africa
Africa Down Under showcases partnerships (Ministerial)
7 Sep 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, will deliver a speech today in Perth on Australia's extractives sector relationship with Africa and the potential for deep ...
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Indonesia | Malaysia | Singapore | China | Hong Kong | Japan | Korea, Rep (South Korea) | India
Australia welcomes top Asian travel agents (Ministerial)
6 Sep 2016
Tourism
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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China
Australian businesses set to benefit from new Alibaba agreement
6 Sep 2016
Chinese consumers will find it easier to buy fresh Australian produce and a wider range of other Australian goods and services following a ground-breaking agreement between Austrade and Chinese e-comm ...
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United States of America
Ideas bloom: first Australian startups land in San Francisco
29 Aug 2016
ICT
Australia’s first Landing Pad for startups and entrepreneurs has opened for business with the arrival of the inaugural group of Aussie innovators in San Francisco.
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Korea, Rep (South Korea)
Strong export interest for Korea (Ministerial)
25 Aug 2016
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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China | Japan | Korea, Rep (South Korea)
Fruit export opportunities in Asia (Ministerial)
23 Aug 2016
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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United Kingdom | Indonesia | China | India | United States of America
Exporters on the up: Australia’s international business survey
22 Aug 2016
Australian exporters say the outlook for their business has improved in the last 12 months and they plan to expand into new international markets.
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Small businesses benefitting from new export loan (Ministerial)
18 Aug 2016
The Turnbull Government is helping small and medium enterprises become exporters through the Small Business Export Loan.
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United Kingdom | Indonesia | China | Japan | Korea, Rep (South Korea) | United States of America
Australia benefiting from free trade agreements (Ministerial)
18 Aug 2016
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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China
Aussie startups visit Chengdu to build global innovation networks
16 Aug 2016
Australian startups are visiting Chengdu this week (15-20 August) to help facilitate bilateral trade and innovation exchange between Australia and China.
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Working holiday maker visa review now underway (Ministerial)
16 Aug 2016
The Coalition Government today announced the commencement of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Worki ...
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