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Seminar to help Sunshine Coast business benefit from North Asia FTAs (Ministerial)

30 Sep 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar next week to help businesses on the Sunshine Coast make the most of Australia's free trade agreements (FTAs) with Ko ...

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Backpacker tax changes to benefit regional Australia (Ministerial)

27 Sep 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, said proposed improvements to the way working holiday makers (backpackers) are taxed will provide confidence to regional e ...

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New app to help Australian businesses export (Ministerial)

27 Sep 2016

The Turnbull Government is helping Aussie businesses become exporters through a new app launch today.

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Iran trade mission to rebuild trade and investment links (Ministerial)

26 Sep 2016

This week I will lead a business mission to Iran to begin rebuilding Australia’s commercial relationship with one of the Middle East’s biggest economies.

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PNG Trade Minister Maru visits Queensland (Ministerial)

21 Sep 2016

Mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities between Central Queensland and Papua New Guinea were explored during a visit by Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Trade Commerce and Industry, the ...

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Hong Kong visit to highlight services and investment opportunities (Ministerial)

19 Sep 2016

I am visiting Hong Kong this week to meet senior government officials and investors.

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Millions of Chinese need Australian health and aged care skills (Ministerial)

15 Sep 2016 China Health and Medical

Today I launch the report Health and Aged Care Industry in China: A Guide for Australian Business, which outlines the key opportunities emerging from our biggest trading partner.

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Assistant Minister for Tourism attends AACB Conference (Ministerial)

9 Sep 2016

Promoting Australia as a key business event destination was high on the agenda at the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) staff conference in Brisbane yesterday.

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ChAFTA rocks Western Australia lobster industry (Ministerial)

7 Sep 2016 China

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt today visited the world’s biggest exporter of rock lobster, based in Western Australia, to discuss opportunities arising from ...

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Africa Down Under showcases partnerships (Ministerial)

7 Sep 2016 KenyaMadagascarSouth Africa

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, will deliver a speech today in Perth on Australia's extractives sector relationship with Africa and the potential for deep ...

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Australian businesses set to benefit from new Alibaba agreement

6 Sep 2016 China

Chinese consumers will find it easier to buy fresh Australian produce and a wider range of other Australian goods and services following a ground-breaking agreement between Austrade and Chinese e-comm ...

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Ideas bloom: first Australian startups land in San Francisco

29 Aug 2016 United States of America ICT

Australia’s first Landing Pad for startups and entrepreneurs has opened for business with the arrival of the inaugural group of Aussie innovators in San Francisco.

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Strong export interest for Korea (Ministerial)

25 Aug 2016 Korea, Rep (South Korea)

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 ChinaJapanKorea, Rep (South Korea)

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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Small businesses benefitting from new export loan (Ministerial)

18 Aug 2016

The Turnbull Government is helping small and medium enterprises become exporters through the Small Business Export Loan.

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Aussie startups visit Chengdu to build global innovation networks

16 Aug 2016 China

Australian startups are visiting Chengdu this week (15-20 August) to help facilitate bilateral trade and innovation exchange between Australia and China.

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Working holiday maker visa review now underway (Ministerial)

16 Aug 2016

The Coalition Government today announced the commencement of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Worki ...

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