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FUJIFILM and Australian stem cell company partner to commercialise treatment for graft-versus-host disease
20 Feb 2017
FUJIFILM Corporation of Japan and Cynata Therapeutics, an Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company, have executed a license option agreement to develop and commercialise one of Cynata’s ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
17 Feb 2017
This week’s readings touch on the stronger than expected start to 2017 for advanced economies.
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Economic analysis
Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Business
16 Feb 2017
With more than 25 years of uninterrupted annual economic growth, a AAA sovereign risk profile and diverse, globally competitive industries, Australia remains well placed to build on an impressive reco ...
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Economic analysis
Modern business services exports to ASEAN may be greater than you think
16 Feb 2017
Modern business services is a term that encompasses a range of professional services such as Financial Services, Insurance and Pension Services, Telecommunications, Computer and Information Services a ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
The artificial heart that could replace transplants
16 Feb 2017
Daniel Timms has created a ground-breaking artificial heart that has no pulse and works like a fan, perpetually propelling blood through the body. The innovative levitating system in the BiVAVOR elimi ...
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Economic analysis
Australian exporter behaviour and business performance
16 Feb 2017
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science recently released the latest edition of the annual Australian Industry Report. While the whole report is well worth a look, Chapter Five, which focus ...
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Media releases
Australia's cyber security sector ready to tackle global threats (Ministerial)
15 Feb 2017
Today we launch the Cyber Security Industry Capability Report, which highlights Australia's strengths and capabilities in combating the growing threat of cyber-attacks on people, businesses and govern ...
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Latest from Austrade
Research to strengthen opportunities for Australian sorghum
15 Feb 2017
Research is underway to help Australian farmers better understand Chinese customers’ needs for sorghum, the key ingredient in baijiu, China’s national drink and the world’s top-selling spirit.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s US$1.6 trillion pension (superannuation) system is the fourth largest in the world
15 Feb 2017
Last year, Australia not only became the world’s fourth largest pension (locally called ‘superannuation’) market valued at US$1.6 trillion but also experienced one of the highest growth rates of pensi ...
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Investor Update
Chinese group plans to invest up to A$1 billion in Australian agriculture
14 Feb 2017
New Hope Group (New Hope), China’s largest privately owned agribusiness, has announced plans to invest up to A$1 billion in Australian agriculture by 2020.
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Investor Update
Korea Zinc Company invests in Australia’s renewable energy sector
13 Feb 2017
Sun Metals Corporation, a subsidiary of Korea Zinc Company, is developing a 100MW solar farm to supply power to its zinc refinery in Townsville, northern Queensland.
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Media releases
Record breaking year for tourism (Ministerial)
10 Feb 2017
International and domestic visitors have contributed a record $116.7 billion to the Australian economy, creating new jobs and reconfirming tourism’s status as a super growth sector.
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Latest from Austrade
Korea welcomes Aussie eggs
10 Feb 2017
To address a shortage of fresh eggs caused by a bird flu outbreak, the South Korean Government has temporarily removed tariffs for egg imports from a number of countries, including Australia.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
10 Feb 2017
We start the year with a look back at Australia’s response to a changing international trading environment.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Finding the elusive Alzheimer's cure
9 Feb 2017
Australian biotechnology company Vaxine and its US partners are developing a vaccine that could revolutionise the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
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Latest from Austrade
Strengthening Australia’s tourism relationship with China
9 Feb 2017
With 2017 officially named the China-Australia Year of Tourism, the Approved Destination Status (ADS) scheme and its role in ensuring quality experiences for Chinese group tours travelling to Australi ...
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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Location
8 Feb 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of talent, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – location.
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Education news
Australian education technology capability statement
7 Feb 2017
Australian education technology provides innovative solutions for education policy makers and governments, institutions and schools, employers and individual learners. This capability statement discus ...
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Economic analysis
FDI in 2016: Weak global flows but a strong Australian performance
7 Feb 2017
UNCTAD have released their preliminary estimates for global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows in 2016. The numbers show that total flows dropped by 13 per cent last year, falling from US$1.75 tri ...
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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Talent
6 Feb 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of industry, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – talent.
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