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Austrade leverages WeChat to boost Australian exporters

5 Nov 2018 Media releases

Austrade CEO, Dr Stephanie Fahey, today launched a new digital platform designed to support Australian businesses engaging with China.

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Aussie rules football to help lure more Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

5 Nov 2018 Media releases

Tourism Australia will once again partner with the Australian Football League (AFL) when Shanghai plays host to a 2019 Toyota AFL premiership game.

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Australia joins major trade agreement on government procurement (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australia has been accepted to join the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) overnight, ensuring Australian businesses can compete for government contracts in more market ...

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Australian Technology Company Taps into Global Success

13 Sep 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Russell Mineral Equipment (RME) has been exporting its minerals processing products and services to the world for more than 30 years. Thanks to Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Kor ...

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Australian blockchain leaders head to China (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

Leading Australian blockchain companies and investors will travel to China as part of an Australian Government-led mission to deepen collaboration and explore growth opportunities within one of the wo ...

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China’s Soft Spot for Aussie Soft Serve

3 Jul 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Frosty Boy Australia is a leading manufacturer and distributor of a range of powdered desserts and beverages. Having exported its products around the world since 2001, the company is continuing to exp ...

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Investment opportunities in China (Ministerial)

3 Jul 2018 Media releases

The Australian Government welcomes new Chinese Government reforms to remove barriers in investment in priority sectors, increasing opportunities for Australian investors in the world’s second largest ...

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Australian filmmakers explore opportunities in China (Ministerial)

14 Jun 2018 Media releases

Australian film production capability will be showcased in China this week during a delegation visit to discuss opportunities for joint projects.

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Aussie Cleaning Manufacturer Shines in North Asia

13 Jun 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Established in 1995, OzKleen is one of Australia’s largest cleaning product manufacturers. Thanks partly to Australia’s Free Trade Agreements, the company has secured strong international partnerships ...

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Insight - Shenzhen: China’s technology and innovation hub

5 Feb 2018 Insights

Shenzhen is one of China’s most dynamic and exciting cities, with a strong reputation for innovation and technology, thanks to its fast prototyping industry, extensive partner networks and supportive ...

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New Chinese tour guide course aids Australian tourism industry

20 Dec 2017 Latest from Austrade

A new training course for tour guides servicing the valuable in-bound Chinese tourist market has delivered its first wave of graduates.

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Electric Shadows - China eyes Australia’s film industry expertise

20 Nov 2017 Media releases

Top Chinese film executives are visiting Australia this week for meetings with representatives of local film companies, production houses and screen industry associations.

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Australia has design opportunities in China

7 Nov 2017 Media releases

Increasing cooperation between Australia and China in industrial design and manufacturing is the focus this week in Shenzhen, China.

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Australian edtech sector eyes $51 billion China online market (Ministerial)

18 Sep 2017 Education and Training Media releases

China’s vast school-age education market presents significant opportunities for Australia’s world-class online education and edtech providers.

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Australian Blockchain mission to China (Ministerial)

13 Sep 2017 Media releases

Australia's Blockchain expertise will be on show in China this week when 20 of our top experts take part in a major mission to explore ways of expanding the commercial reach of the distributed ledger ...

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Chinese mega-group tour comes to Western Australia

17 Aug 2017 Latest from Austrade

Western Australia played host to a mega-group of 1,240 Chinese tourists in July, travelling under the Australia-China Approved Destination Status (ADS) scheme.

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Trade Winds

31 Jul 2017 Economic analysisTrade Winds

This week’s readings include a closer look at infrastructure needs around the world, through country assessments just released by the Global Infrastructure Hub and estimates for new airport projects r ...

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Trade Winds

21 Jul 2017 Economic analysisTrade Winds

This week’s readings begin with the concept of soft power, its measurement and its impact on international business and foreign policy.

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Volumes drive 2016 export growth (Ministerial)

30 Jun 2017 Media releases

Trade continues to underpin our nation’s prosperity as Australia’s total trade in goods and services reached a record $673 billion last year.

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China’s chance to milk Australian dairy expertise

16 Jun 2017 Media releases

Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.

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