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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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Australia Unlimited feature
Diagnosing deadly epidemics
19 Jan 2017
A/Prof. Joanne Macdonald is developing a new biosensor, similar to a take-home pregnancy tests, to diagnose diseases. This portable diagnostic technology could save lives and help clinicians world-wid ...
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Economic analysis
Steady as she goes (maybe): IMF updates its global outlook for trade and growth
18 Jan 2017
The IMF has released the January update to its world economic outlook (WEO). The projection for global growth is unchanged from the previous round of forecasts the Fund released last October, with wo ...
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Media releases
Stephanie Fahey appointed Austrade Chief Executive Officer (Ministerial)
17 Jan 2017
Today I am pleased to announce Stephanie Fahey as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).
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Economic analysis
Introducing the new 2017 Benchmark Report
16 Jan 2017
The 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR) was released today by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).
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Economic analysis
Australia’s export performance updated: Resources, energy and the outlook
16 Jan 2017
I want to update the story on how Australian exports performed over 2015-16 and examine how the past few months’ data have changed the picture.
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Media releases
World Economic Forum (Ministerial)
16 Jan 2017
The World Economic Forum (WEF) presents a significant opportunity to promote Australia as an investment destination and engage in dialogue with the global community on major economic challenges on the ...
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Media releases
After two years JAEPA is still bringing benefits for Australia (Ministerial)
14 Jan 2017
Tomorrow marks two years since the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force and the Agreement continues to deliver a competitive advantage for Australian businesses in ...
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