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Insight – Marketing to India’s millions? Make social media a priority

8 Apr 2020 India

India’s consumers have embraced online retail, creating a market worth A$52 billion that is expected to reach over A$100 billion by 2026. With a fast-growing ecommerce sector, India is creating major ...

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Insight - Korean consumers anticipating arrival of new season Australian table grapes

17 Mar 2020 Korea, Rep (South Korea)

Australian table grape exports to Korea have continuously increased year on year, with a three-fold increase each year from 162 tonnes in 2017; 776 tons in 2018 and 3,224 tons in 2019.

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Insight – From good to Greater: Why Australian F&B exporters should consider Taiwan as part of a holistic strategy

23 Jan 2020 Taiwan

While the China market has been a miracle for Australian food exporters, the data belies many of the operating challenges individual Australian firms face.

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Insight – Japanese defence market seeks international collaborators

20 Jan 2020 Japan

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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Insight – Uncorking the growing wine market in India

18 Dec 2019 Wine India

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 India

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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Insight – India provides fertile ground for agtech collaboration

12 Dec 2019 Agtech India

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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Insight – Investment continues despite perceptions of uncertainty in Mexico

2 Dec 2019 Mexico

Perceptions of political uncertainty and community opposition continue to weigh heavily on Mexico’s mining sector.

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Insight – Industry 4.0 transforms prospects for Australian manufacturing

26 Nov 2019

Across the world, the pace of innovation is increasing and transforming the way services are delivered and goods produced.

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

8 Nov 2019 India

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 – Austrade and Export Finance Australia help defence companies go global

6 Sep 2019

Government support for Australia’s defence industries is on the increase, as two government agencies extend collaboration.

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Insight – Thailand launches economic transformation plan and increases R&D investment

4 Sep 2019 Thailand

The Royal Thai Government has launched a comprehensive new economic-transformation strategy, called ‘Thailand 4.0’. The 20-year plan is designed to promote and support innovation, creativity, research ...

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Insight – Overseas R&D programs a viable export route for Australian defence contractors

4 Sep 2019 Canada United States of America

Increases in global defence spending are creating fresh opportunities for Australian companies to participate in overseas defence-innovation programs – especially in North America.

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Insight – Sri Lanka’s strategic position in the global trade route

13 Aug 2019 Sri Lanka

From elephants and spices to gems and timber, Sri Lanka has played a pivotal role in the East to West trade route for hundreds of years.

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Insight – New Korean bio-health strategy triggers opportunities for Australia in the life sciences sector

18 Jul 2019 Korea, Rep (South Korea)

In May 2019, South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, announced an ‘Innovative Strategy on the Bio-health Industry’. This new strategy for bio-health will provide partnership and collaboration opportuniti ...

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

4 Jul 2019 Taiwan Japan Korea, Rep (South Korea)

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

12 Jun 2019 India

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 India

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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Insight – Mexico's need for upstream oil and gas solutions

21 Nov 2018 Oil & Gas Mexico

Following years of decline, oil and gas production in Mexico is on the rise, opening up opportunities for Australian suppliers and service providers.

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