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Trade Winds
3 Feb 2017
We start the year with a look back at Australia’s response to a changing international trading environment.
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Media releases
Australian cyber-security solutions on show in the US
3 Feb 2017
Australia’s world-class capabilities in cyber security will be on show as part of an Austrade delegation to the RSA Conference in San Francisco from 13–17 February 2017.
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Media releases
New record for international education exports (Ministerial)
2 Feb 2017
Australia’s education exports reached a record $21.8 billion in 2016 – up 17 per cent on 2015.
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Media releases
Record trade results for Australia (Ministerial)
2 Feb 2017
The value of Australia’s exports reached $32.6 billion in December, the highest level ever in our history, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Seeing Machines making driving safer
2 Feb 2017
Australian company Seeing Machines uses eye tracking technology to detect when a driver becomes drowsy or distracted. This technology is saving lives on the road, in mines and on railways. From 2017 i ...
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Latest from Austrade
South America’s ‘white petroleum’ enticing Australian investment
1 Feb 2017
Australian investors are taking a leading role in developing South America’s lithium triangle, a region of high-altitude brine lakes that spans Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.
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Investor Update
Dutch solar company plans to invest A$48 million in new Australian energy plants
1 Feb 2017
Renewable energy company Photon Energy NV has announced plans to construct two new solar power plants in New South Wales.
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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Industry
31 Jan 2017
Following my previous post, where I discussed the topic of growth, I want to look in more detail at another key strength of Australia highlighted in the Benchmark Report – industry.
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Economic analysis
Core arguments and facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Growth
30 Jan 2017
Following my previous post where I introduced the 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR), I want to look in a bit more detail at some of the core arguments and facts of the BMR.
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Investor Update
Global shipbuilder forms Australian subsidiary, opens local office
30 Jan 2017
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, one of three companies shortlisted for the Department of Defence’s SEA 5000 Phase 1 (Future Frigate) project, has formed an Australian subsidiary, Fincantieri Australi ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian students lead transport revolution
27 Jan 2017
A futuristic pod with an award-winning braking system invented by Australian university students may become a critical component in the Hyperloop, a next-generation mode of transport.
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Media releases
G'Day USA (Joint Ministerial)
26 Jan 2017
We will visit Los Angeles from 26-29 January 2017 to promote Australian business and industry at G’Day USA, Australia’s premier public, cultural and economic diplomacy program in the United States.
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Investor Update
US drone and aerial data company enters Australian market
25 Jan 2017
Australia’s agricultural, environmental and energy industries are set to benefit from the opening of a Sydney office of PrecisionHawk, a global provider of commercial drone and drone–data platforms.
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Investor Update
Australia’s 2017 Benchmark Report now available
25 Jan 2017
The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo MP, launched Australia’s 2017 Benchmark Report in New York City as part of the G’day USA program.
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Economic analysis
Diverse pathways to China’s consumers
24 Jan 2017
For Australian companies, operating in China is a recognised challenge.
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Investor Update
Japan’s Hitachi Zosen to acquire majority stake in Osmoflo Group
24 Jan 2017
Hitachi Zosen, a Japanese industrial and engineering corporation, is acquiring a majority shareholding (70 per cent) of Osmoflo, a leading Australian desalination and wastewater treatment company.
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Media releases
G'Day USA (Ministerial)
23 Jan 2017
Australian experiences will be brought to life in New York tomorrow at Virtual Australia - the premier tourism event of the 2017 G’Day USA program.
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Investor Update
RocketSpace to open tech startup campuses in Australia
23 Jan 2017
San Francisco’s RocketSpace – the US startup accelerator that helped launch tech companies such as Uber and Spotify – is opening its first Australian campuses in 2017.
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Media releases
Trans-Pacific Partnership (Ministerial)
22 Jan 2017
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an agreement of unprecedented scope and ambition.
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Latest from Austrade
Major sporting events in Latin America offer opportunities for Australia
20 Jan 2017
The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games are providing a range of opportunities for Australian businesses.
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