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Australia’s internationally-active businesses well-positioned for an integrated ASEAN

8 Oct 2018 Economic analysisAIBS 2018

One of the main themes picked up by the AIBS platform is the importance of ASEAN to Australia’s internationally-active businesses.

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Showcasing Australian cyber security in ASEAN

4 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

The ASEAN Cyber Security mission will include stops in Indonesia and Singapore, where cyber security has significant government support and a wide range of opportunities across sectors.

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Insight – Innovation the key to creating opportunities in ASEAN

12 Apr 2018 Building and Construction Insights

As ASEAN continues to grow, its future holds even greater promise for Australian business, and the recent ASEAN-Australia Summit in Sydney has put the region on the main stage for Australia’s small an ...

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Insight - Why Australian startups should start looking at Malaysia

8 Dec 2017 Insights

Malaysia is rapidly emerging as a key market for startups, thanks to a wide array of government initiatives to transition the country to a digital economy.

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FTA Portal extended to cover additional markets (Ministerial)

2 May 2017 Media releases

I am pleased to announce the expansion of the Government’s FTA Portal, further delivering on our election commitment to assist Australian businesses take advantage of the opportunities provided by our ...

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Australia welcomes top Asian travel agents (Ministerial)

6 Sep 2016 Tourism Media releases

Over 300 qualified travel agents from across Asia are in Perth this week for Tourism Australia's training, education and familiarisation event - Corroboree Asia.

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Australian defence and security capabilities showcased in Malaysia

27 May 2016 Latest from Austrade

Australian expertise in defence and security technology was promoted to key industry buyers attending Asia’s leading conference Defence Services Asia (DSA) 2016 held in Malaysia late last month.

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Australian products in demand at Food and Hotel Asia 2016

4 May 2016 Latest from Austrade

The world’s international food and beverage buyers were attracted to the diverse range of food and beverage products showcased by over 150 Australia companies at Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) 2016.

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Developing fintech collaborations with Malaysia

13 Apr 2016 Finance Latest from Austrade

Australia’s growing financial technology (fintech) capabilities were highlighted during a major industry conference in Kuala Lumpur in late March.

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Australia’s fresh produce attracting attention in Malaysia

29 Mar 2016 Latest from Austrade

Australian fresh produce exporters should consider the opportunities that Malaysia has to offer, with the increasing affluence of the country’s growing middle class driving the demand for greater choi ...

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Business opportunities in South-East Asia (Ministerial)

14 Aug 2015 Media releases

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb today launched a publication promoting the trade and investment opportunities for Australian business in the ten countries comprising the Association of S ...

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TPP talks make significant progress (Ministerial)

1 Aug 2015 Media releases

Significant gains have been made this week in negotiations for the world’s biggest regional trade deal, and a conclusion definitely remains within reach, the Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew R ...

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - a platform for growth (Ministerial)

26 Jul 2015 Media releases

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will participate in ministerial talks in Hawaii from 28-31 July with the aim of concluding negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).

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Robb pursuing freer trade in Asia Pacific (Ministerial)

12 Jul 2015 Media releases

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will be in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow (Monday) for negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.

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Australia supports APEC scholarships portal (Ministerial)

24 Feb 2015 Education and Training Media releases

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne have welcomed the launch of a new APEC scholarships and internships online portal.

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Malaysia seeks Australian oil and gas expertise

11 Feb 2015 Latest from Austrade

Malaysia’s oil and gas sector is looking to improve productivity, reduce costs and upskill its workforce, opening up a multitude of business and collaboration opportunities for Australian mining compa ...

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