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Insight – Korea and Australia - time to join forces for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

18 Oct 2018 Insights

As Korea transitions its economy, Australia is well positioned to play a complementary role and move from a traditional supplier of raw materials and commodities, to a partner in innovation, services ...

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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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Brain wave takes Aussie medtech to the world

22 May 2018 Health and Medical Success stories

Thousands of South Koreans will benefit from Australia’s innovative medical technology after Cortical Dynamics signed an agreement to distribute its Brain Anaesthesia Response Monitor (BARM) in the co ...

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New International Trade Facilitation Arrangements

27 Jul 2017 Latest from Austrade

Australia has entered into several new international arrangements which will improve the nation’s competitiveness and ability to trade globally.

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Aussie grapes hit Korean gold

2 Jun 2017 Latest from Austrade

Australian grapes are back in demand across Korea, after a joint rebranding and promotional campaign helped convey the taste and quality of the fruit to consumers and wholesalers.

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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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Korea’s top asset managers look to emulate Australia’s world-class superannuation system

4 Apr 2017 Media releases

Twenty of Korea’s top asset management CEOs will visit Sydney this week to explore opportunities in the Australian asset management industry.

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Helping Aussie businesses be part of the export boom (Ministerial)

3 Apr 2017 Media releases

Australian exports are booming under the trade agreements the Coalition concluded with Japan, China and Korea.

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FTAs bed down benefits for Australian manufacturers (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2017 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Sydney on Friday 3 March to help local businesses make the most of Australia's free trade agreements (FTAs) with ...

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Seminar to help NT businesses maximise FTA benefits (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2017 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Darwin on Tuesday February 21 to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) ...

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Seminar to assist Kimberley businesses to benefit from North Asia FTAs (Ministerial)

16 Feb 2017 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Kununurra on Monday 20 February to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs ...

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Korea welcomes Aussie eggs

10 Feb 2017 Latest from Austrade

To address a shortage of fresh eggs caused by a bird flu outbreak, the South Korean Government has temporarily removed tariffs for egg imports from a number of countries, including Australia.

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KAFTA continues to deliver at the two year mark (Ministerial)

12 Dec 2016 Media releases

Today marks the second anniversary of the entry into force of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA). KAFTA is delivering strong trade results across a broad range of sectors in Australia, and ...

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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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Strong export interest for Korea (Ministerial)

25 Aug 2016 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, today addressed Queensland businesses at a seminar in Brisbane focused on benefits and opportunities for the food and beve ...

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Fruit export opportunities in Asia (Ministerial)

23 Aug 2016 Media releases

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, and Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry MP, today met tropical fruit farmers in Central Queensland interested ...

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Australia benefiting from free trade agreements (Ministerial)

18 Aug 2016 Media releases

Australian exporters are benefiting from free trade agreements with key trading partners and most intend to expand into new markets, according to a report released today.

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RDA Orana

31 May 2016 Success stories

RDA Orana’s training initiative provides Korean students with valuable work experience while helping local companies to diversify and grow their businesses.

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Demand for specialty grains in Korea opens up opportunities for Australia

30 Mar 2016 Latest from Austrade

Australian producers are benefiting from a growing demand for specialty grains in Korea, following a successful mission to meet with Korean grain importers and processors.

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