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New Year brings good news for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major ex ...

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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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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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Free trade agreements give Australian exporters reason to celebrate (Ministerial)

1 Jan 2016 Media releases

Australian exporters have extra reason to celebrate this New Year, with further tariff reductions under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) and Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFT ...

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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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Robb: FTAs delivering results for Tasmanian farmers (Ministerial)

13 Feb 2015 Media releases

After only two months in force, Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said Australia’s Free Trade Agreement with Korea (KAFTA) was already delivering significant benefits to Tasmania – particu ...

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