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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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Media releases
China-Australia Year of Tourism (Ministerial)
5 Feb 2017
The China-Australia Year of Tourism was launched at the Sydney Opera House today by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, and the Chairman of the China National Tourism Adminis ...
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Economic analysis
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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