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Australian science behind market-first plastic mirror
17 Nov 2016
Colin Hall and his team at FII have invented an advanced thin-film manufacturing process that could see lightweight plastics replacing glass windows and mirrors in a range of passenger vehicles, offer ...
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Media releases
Fish markets and cruise ships: a tourism catch for Australia (Ministerial)
17 Nov 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt today visited the popular Sydney Fish Markets and toured the Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Legend.
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Latest from Austrade
The changing demographics of international visitors to Australia
16 Nov 2016
Tourism Research Australia (TRA), Australia’s leading provider of tourism intelligence located within Austrade, is celebrating the golden jubilee of delivering tourism data this year.
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Success stories
Macquarie University’s New Horizons In Pakistan
16 Nov 2016
With more than 112 million people aged under 30, Pakistan has a huge and growing demand for training and education – a need that creates many opportunities for Australian educators.
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Economic analysis
AIBS 2016: Why do Australian firms participate in global value chains?
16 Nov 2016
In the AIBS 2016 survey we asked questions on global value chains (GVCs), also known as global production networks, for the first time, and the exercise gave us insight into the reasons why firms chos ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
11 Nov 2016
This week’s readings consider the future of US trade policy, and include findings from ANZ’s survey of Australian businesses operating in Asia.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Nanotechnology and luxury watches: an innovative Australian partnership
10 Nov 2016
Bausele Australia has worked in partnership with Flinders University’s Centre of NanoScale Science and Technology in Adelaide to create an innovative ceramic nanotechology material called bauselite.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s performance in global value chains
9 Nov 2016
The concept of ‘global value chains’ (or ‘global production networks’) describes when different stages of a production process for a good/service are located across different countries.
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Economic analysis
Time and cost to trade: How does Australia compare?
9 Nov 2016
Even though we know that trade costs can have a substantial impact on export and import flows, there’s still a fair amount of uncertainty about exactly how large they are and how they are changing ove ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
4 Nov 2016
This week’s readings focus on global talent flows, and compare productivity across TPP countries
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Investor Update
China’s biggest food company partners with Monash University
4 Nov 2016
Monash University has partnered with the Nutrition and Health Research Institute (NHRI) of China’s biggest food company, the state-owned COFCO Corporation, to reopen the Food Innovation Centre.
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Economic analysis
A new trajectory for Australia’s export prices?
4 Nov 2016
Until relatively recently, Australia’s overall export performance has tended to be dominated by the fall in the price we receive for some of our key commodity exports. In 2015, for example, the value ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Tailoring tech to fit 21st century fashion
3 Nov 2016
Fisher and McLaughlin have developed a scanning technology that takes a precise measurement of a customer’s body. The scan will then be sent to Tailors Mark’s manufacturing facility in Bangkok where a ...
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Media releases
Boosting economic confidence and integration in Asia (Ministerial)
3 Nov 2016
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, will this week visit Cebu, Philippines to discuss how to conclude negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Part ...
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Media releases
Free trade on a winner in Melbourne (Ministerial)
2 Nov 2016
Melbourne’s small and medium businesses have today learnt how they can back a winner through Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with China, Korea and Japan.
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Latest from Austrade
Seminar: opportunities for Australian exporters in the Middle East and North Africa
2 Nov 2016
From 7-18 November, a delegation of Austrade trade commissioners representing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) will visit Australia to discuss the region’s emerging opportunities.
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Success stories
Enhancing Saudi Arabia's Education and Training Policies
1 Nov 2016
The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has enlisted Miles Morgan Australia to help implement a formal career development program to equip Saudi citizens with the skills and knowledge to m ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian chilli sauces make hot debut in Bangladesh
1 Nov 2016
A variety of chilli sauces developed by Australian regional food manufacturer Bryon Bay Chilli Co have had a sizzling debut in Bangladesh.
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Investor Update
World’s largest train manufacturer to help build Victorian metro trains
31 Oct 2016
The world’s largest train manufacturer, CRRC, is part of the Evolution Rail consortium awarded a Victorian Government contract to build 65 high-capacity metro trains for Melbourne.
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Latest from Austrade
Indonesia’s mining sector remains enticing to Australian METS companies
28 Oct 2016
The recent Ozmine 2016 mining conference and exhibition has reaffirmed the interest of Australia’s mining, engineering, technology and services (METS) companies in Indonesia.
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