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Regional trade deal to boost export opportunities for Aussie farmers and businesses (Ministerial)

15 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses are set to benefit from better export opportunities with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement between Australia and 14 othe ...

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WA companies shine spotlight on Japan F&B market

23 Jun 2020 Latest from Austrade

Austrade Japan’s Food & Agribusiness team and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA’s International Trade & Investment Centre jointly delivered a virtual market briefing to 20 WA companies who had p ...

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Insight – Japanese defence market seeks international collaborators

20 Jan 2020 Insights

Like many countries, Japan is undertaking a significant renewal and upgrade of its defence and security capabilities. The Japanese Government is spending just under A$370 billion on defence up until e ...

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FTAs Making a Splash for Olive Oil Exports

26 Sep 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) helped South Australian olive oil grower and packager Oleapak to kickstart its international business. The company has grown tenfold since it started exporting ...

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Australian agribusinesses put down roots in gourmet Kansai

26 Aug 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian food and agribusinesses are boosting exports to Japan by opening overseas premises that directly serve Japanese customers.

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Insight – Australian virtual reality a real-world success in North Asia

4 Jul 2019 Insights

Australia has a long history of success in visual effects, film and post-production. Australian digital studios such as Animal Logic – who created the imagery and visual effects behind blockbuster mov ...

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FTAs Success Formula for Natural Healthcare Company

14 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

GMP Pharmaceuticals has been manufacturing a range of consumer-ready healthcare and dairy products since 1994. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs), the company is growing its bu ...

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Hussey & Co Finds Fresh Markets in Asia

3 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements are helping Hussey & Co export fresh salad leaves to Asia’s health-conscious consumers.

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Australian macadamias crack China’s market

29 May 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

A family dream turned into a reality, Brookfarm has been producing homegrown macadamia products for the past 20 years. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is sharing ...

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The world’s an oyster for Australian manufacturer

28 May 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Adelaide-based company, SEAPA, has been exporting its innovative oyster farming baskets since 2001. Originally exporting to Europe and North America, the company is now hoping to expand to Asia, with ...

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