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China
Millions of Chinese need Australian health and aged care skills (Ministerial)
15 Sep 2016Health 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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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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China | United States of America
Trade in Services continues growth trajectory (Ministerial)
16 Aug 2016
Australia’s services trade recorded strong growth in 2015, increasing 9.1 per cent by value to $142.5 billion, according to the latest release of services trade statistics from the Department of Forei ...
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Chile | Colombia
Increasing economic engagement with Latin America (Ministerial)
16 Aug 2016
Education and Training | Environment
This week I am travelling to Latin America for my first official visit to Colombia and Chile.
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Australia Ranked 'Most Exciting Destination For Conferences' (Ministerial)
15 Aug 2016
Tourism
New international research on business events has found Australia is the most exciting destination for conferences. Australia also ranked first for scenery, sight-seeing, and being a destination worth ...
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A new partnership between Tourism Australia and Qantas (Ministerial)
3 Aug 2016
Tourism
I am delighted to welcome the new marketing partnership between Tourism Australia and Qantas, which will see our largest airline and national tourism organisation come together again to market Austral ...
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Papua New Guinea
Increasing Trade and Investment opportunities with Papua New Guinea (Ministerial)
3 Aug 2016
Building and Construction | Energy
This week I will visit Port Moresby to discuss with Ministers and business leaders in Papua New Guinea ways to enhance our significant trade and investment links.
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Indonesia
Australia and Indonesia collaboration in creative industries (Ministerial)
2 Aug 2016
Jewellery | Fashion
I am pleased to announce, in partnership with Indonesian Minister for Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, our joint collaboration in support of our creative industries.
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Indonesia
Indonesia-Australia Business Partnership Group (Ministerial)
2 Aug 2016
Today I will meet the Indonesian Minister for Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, as we work towards a free trade agreement.
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