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Deakin University shows how long-term investment in India pays dividends

21 Jan 2020 Success stories

Deakin University’s partnership with IIT Madras highlights how a multi-faceted approach to the market yields positive results.

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Australia's Macquarie University leads the way in executive education

19 Dec 2019 Success stories

Macquarie Business School shows how specialist executive education can help drive growth in a major market like India.

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Insight – Uncorking the growing wine market in India

18 Dec 2019 Wine Insights

In a country with a population of 1.3 billion and where around 700 million people are above the legal drinking age – a number growing by 19 million a year – India is a market with many opportunities f ...

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Insight – The growing appetite for international food and beverage in India

16 Dec 2019 Insights

Australian food businesses will find a warm reception in India, where the expanding middle-class population, modern retail formats and entry of international e-commerce platforms are driving growth in ...

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RMIT brings a slice of Australian education to India’s hill stations

16 Dec 2019 Success stories

RMIT has been holding a series of Summer Schools in India’s north and is considering a Winter School in the south.

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Insight – India provides fertile ground for agtech collaboration

12 Dec 2019 Agtech Insights

The use of innovative technology in agriculture – agtech – has fundamentally disrupted conventional production techniques and market linkages in the Indian agricultural sector.

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San Remo creates an appetite for Australian pasta in India

2 Dec 2019 Success stories

San Remo, the privately owned pasta and speciality foodmaker, sees increasing demand and retail sophistication as key to its growth plans for India.

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Bringing foods with health benefits to the world

8 Nov 2019 Success stories

As the number of people with diabetes and food allergies increases worldwide, SalDoce Fine Foods has found a ready market for its gluten-free, vegan and plant-based protein products, which provide hea ...

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Insight – India on the rise in latest ease of doing business rankings

8 Nov 2019 Insights

India has moved up 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations for ease of doing business, in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, released on 24 October.

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Insight – What the Modi Tsunami means for Australian trade and investment in India

12 Jun 2019 Insights

With trade wars, powerful neighbours, and the odds on a recession narrowing within the next two years, considering Indian market entry has never been more mission-critical for Australian business.

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Insight – Succeeding in India’s METS sector

18 Apr 2019 Mining equipment Metals and minerals Insights

India is one of Australia’s most valuable economic partners. The India Economic Strategy to 2035 states ‘there is no market over the next 20 years which offers more growth opportunities for Australian ...

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Namoi Cotton grows export sales in Bangladesh

6 Nov 2018 Success stories

Namoi Cotton’s exports to Bangladesh are worth up to US$60 million annually, thanks to strong relationships with the country’s top-tier spinning mills.

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GOTAFE taps into Indian dairy training opportunities

30 Oct 2018 Success stories

Assisted by Austrade, GOTAFE secured an internationally competitive contract with the Indian Government’s peak dairy body, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), to conduct short, intensive trai ...

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WT partnership makes rapid inroads into india

26 Oct 2018 Building and Construction Success stories

Australian cost management advisory services firm WT Partnership’s success in India is built around its market entry strategy and careful targeting of customers. In just three years, the company has a ...

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Transforming Australia’s economic partnership with India

27 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

Close to 600 participants attended a series of seminars across Australia in September to learn more about business opportunities in India and a new strategy to strengthen the India-Australia economic ...

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Insight – Bolstering India’s cyber security capabilities

3 Sep 2018 Insights

Australian cyber security firms looking to do business in India have a unique entry point: supplying or partnering with multinational technology integrators that are actively looking for new products ...

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Wines by Geoff Hardy toasts success in India

30 Jul 2018 Wine Success stories

Wines by Geoff Hardy, a family-owned and operated wine company with a unique heritage, sees India as an important future wine market in the Asian region.

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Major reforms in India open up opportunities for Australian METS firms

28 Mar 2018 Latest from Austrade

In February 2018, the Indian Government announced it would open commercial coal mining to private-sector companies, including international firms. Previously, private companies were only allowed to un ...

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