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Tourism businesses' contribution to GDP strengthens (Ministerial)
25 Jul 2016
The contribution of the tourism industry to Australia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has increased by almost 18 per cent, highlighting the importance of the sector to Australia's transitioning economy ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
22 Jul 2016
This week’s readings include new IMF forecasts for world growth (a modest downgrade to 3.1 per cent).
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Education news
Download international education data from MIP Orbis
22 Jul 2016
MIP subscribers can now download chart data and access full source data from MIP Orbis. This feature is available for student enrolment data (Department of Education and Training), student visa data ( ...
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Education news
Help us improve our services – please participate in Austrade’s Service Improvement Study
22 Jul 2016
Austrade regularly seeks feedback from its clients to help it better understand where its services have the most impact and to identify areas for improvement. If you have engaged with Austrade in the ...
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Success stories
Driving success in road safety management
21 Jul 2016
With one of the highest road fatality rates in the world estimated at more than 200,000 deaths per year, road safety is a major problem in India.
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Media releases
New Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Ministerial)
21 Jul 2016
I welcome and congratulate Frances Adamson on her appointment as the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
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Australia Unlimited feature
From surfboards to sustainable houses for communities in need
21 Jul 2016
From surfboards to sustainable shelters, Nev Hyman’s latest startup is providing safe, affordable housing to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s Unlicensed Software Use Rate is Among the Lowest
21 Jul 2016
Australia has one of the lowest unlicensed software rates in the world, according to the 2016 Global Software Survey, Seizing Opportunity Through License Compliance, from BSA|The Software Alliance.
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Economic analysis
Latest IMF forecasts for world trade and growth
21 Jul 2016
The IMF has released the latest version of its forecasts for the global economy. The July 2016 World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update sees the Fund take into account the impact of last month’s UK vote t ...
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Latest from Austrade
Inaugural health mission to Vietnam explores business opportunities
19 Jul 2016
The first medical science and health services mission to Vietnam will showcase Australian capabilities and forge partnerships with the country’s growing health and medical sectors from 18-22 July.
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Media releases
Appointment as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment (Ministerial)
19 Jul 2016
I am honoured to have been sworn in as Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
15 Jul 2016
This week’s readings discuss how a recent plateau in global trade may influence the way we undertake trade and investment.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Road to Rio: Australian app helps Olympic visitors get around Rio
14 Jul 2016
Claus von Hessberg is driven by a vision of a greener transport future. His company SkedGo develops innovative transport apps such as RioGo - specifically designed for visitors attending the 2016 Rio ...
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Investor Update
ANU collaborates with Microsoft to improve data centre efficiency
13 Jul 2016
Computer scientists from Microsoft and the Australian National University (ANU) have developed a modification for computer operating systems that could make large data centres 25 per cent more energy ...
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Investor Update
Australian medtech companies awarded BARDA funding
12 Jul 2016
A number of Australian wound-healing companies have recently gained funding from the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), proving the international competitiveness of the ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
8 Jul 2016
This week’s links include discussions on the global manufacturing sector, and revised ten-year forecasts for agricultural commodities.
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Education news
Education Market Profile - Spain
8 Jul 2016
A highly mobile student population in search of global employment opportunities is showing a strong presence in ELICOS and growing interest in VET.
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Investor Update
Mead Johnson Nutrition partners with Australian dairy giant
8 Jul 2016
Leading global paediatric nutrition company, Mead Johnson Nutrition, has entered into a framework agreement to establish a strategic dairy supply alliance with Murray Goulburn.
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Economic analysis
Australia-UK: Exports and FDI after the Brexit vote
7 Jul 2016
What are the implications of the 23 June 2016 vote for Brexit for Australian exports to the UK and for bilateral foreign direct investment (FDI) flows?
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Investor Update
NEC Corporation invests in cyber security centre in Adelaide
7 Jul 2016
Japan’s NEC Corporation, together with its subsidiary NEC Australia, have announced plans to establish a A$4.38 million Global Security Intel Centre in Adelaide, Australia, to address growing demand f ...
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