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Verizon chooses Australia for its Asia-Pacific cyber security facility
4 Apr 2017
US telecommunications multinational Verizon has strengthened its cyber security capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region by opening a new security operations centre in Canberra.
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Investor Update
Canadian pension fund continues to invest in Australian cattle stations
3 Apr 2017
Australian agriculture continues to be an important asset category for Canadian pension funds, as demonstrated by the latest Canadian fund–backed investment by Hewitt Cattle Australia (HCA).
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
31 Mar 2017
This week the IMF explores the puzzle of productivity, and Brexit spurs reflection on the UK’s path forward.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Safe, simple and needle-free vaccinations
30 Mar 2017
Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save the lives of millions of people worldwide by giving them access to safe, effective an ...
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Latest from Austrade
Top Japanese chefs get a taste of Australia
29 Mar 2017
Twenty of Japan’s up-and-coming chefs are in Australia from 29 March to 4 April 2017 to sample the best of the country’s premium food and beverages.
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Economic analysis
Australia has experienced the longest period of economic growth in the developed world
29 Mar 2017
Australia's economy grew a strong 1.1 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4), lifting Australia's annual economic growth to 2.5 per cent in 2016, according to the latest National Accounts figures release ...
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Investor Update
Leading UK and local investors to open new Brisbane hotel
28 Mar 2017
UK-based InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in partnership with Pro-invest, a leading hospitality investment platform in Australasia, have announced plans to open a new Holiday Inn Express hotel in B ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
24 Mar 2017
This week’s articles touch on LNG, services trade and the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as the bilateral economic relationship between Australia and each of its top two trading partners.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australians leading the way in science
23 Mar 2017
Meet the next generation of scientific leaders who are developing our knowledge of the universe and finding new ways to solve complex problems. From a heart device that works without a pulse, to the r ...
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Latest from Austrade
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Austrade sign fintech collaboration agreement
21 Mar 2017
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Austrade have signed a new collaboration agreement to support the flow of fintech innovation between Australia and the UK.
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Investor Update
US-based cyber security company UpGuard launches Sydney office
21 Mar 2017
UpGuard, an Australian-founded cyber security startup, is opening an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, five years after moving to Silicon Valley.
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Success stories
US headquarters benefits Australian startup
21 Mar 2017
LiveTiles’ launch in the US paved the way to success for this innovative Australian startup – a leader in creating digital experiences to help organisations collaborate and prioritise the human experi ...
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Media releases
Australian innovators eye China’s vibrant fintech hubs
20 Mar 2017
Australian financial technology companies will have their sights set firmly on China during an Austrade delegation to Shenzhen and Shanghai on 21–23 March, 2017.
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Latest from Austrade
Mexico’s oil and gas sector flowing with opportunities
20 Mar 2017
Sweeping reform of Mexico’s energy sector is creating new business opportunities for Australian companies as the country’s oil and gas industry opens up to foreign investment for the first time since ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
20 Mar 2017
This week’s readings highlight the important role of economic policies across diverse markets.
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Insights
Insight - Japan: Overview of Japanese pension fund market
17 Mar 2017
Japanese funds and companies have started to turn more attention offshore, to markets such as Australia, to diversify and bolster returns.
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Investor Update
US and Australian organisations partner to streamline border security through data analytics
16 Mar 2017
US-headquartered global IT company, Unisys, is joining forces with CSIRO’s Data61 to develop an advanced data analytics solution to streamline Australia’s border security assessments.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Paddy Neumann: rocket man
16 Mar 2017
New Australian technology from Dr Paddy Neumann could revolutionise space travel with a rocket drive that recycles space junk for fuel. The new rocket system, the Neumann Drive, will be tested on the ...
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Investor Update
Acciona invests A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction company
15 Mar 2017
Spain’s Acciona plans to invest approximately A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction group, Geotech. The acquisition helps expand Acciona’s presence in Australia and paves th ...
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Media releases
Government getting down to business on corporate travel (Ministerial)
14 Mar 2017
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will address the Canberra Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit on Wednesday (March 15), outlining Government policies designed to suppor ...
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