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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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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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