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New agreement with China to drive economic co-operation (Ministerial)

24 Mar 2017 China

Today, I signed an important agreement with China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan that will underpin greater trade and investment between our two countries.

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Joint Statement to grow agricultural trade with China (Ministerial)

24 Mar 2017 China

The Coalition Government today signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia's red meat and live animal export industries. The deal which also promotes food safe ...

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Tourism drives Australia’s trade in services (Ministerial)

21 Mar 2017

Australia’s trade in services recorded strong growth in 2015-16, increasing 7.7 per cent to $146 billion.

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Australian innovators eye China’s vibrant fintech hubs

20 Mar 2017 China

Australian financial technology companies will have their sights set firmly on China during an Austrade delegation to Shenzhen and Shanghai on 21–23 March, 2017.

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International Visitor Survey – December 2016 (Ministerial)

15 Mar 2017

Today I release the International Visitor Survey for the 2016 calendar year which shows spending by international visitors reached an unprecedented $39.1 billion last year.

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Government getting down to business on corporate travel (Ministerial)

14 Mar 2017

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will address the Canberra Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit on Wednesday (March 15), outlining Government policies designed to suppor ...

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Landing Pad launched in Singapore (Ministerial)

13 Mar 2017 Singapore ICT

Today we launch Australia’s Landing Pad in Singapore with Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran. Australia and Singapore recognise the importance of innovation to modern and dynamic e ...

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Indonesia Australia Business Week (Ministerial)

6 Mar 2017 Indonesia

This week I will lead a major trade mission to Indonesia for Indonesia-Australia Business Week (IABW).

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FTAs bed down benefits for Australian manufacturers (Ministerial)

28 Feb 2017 ChinaJapanKorea, Rep (South Korea)

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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Celebrating Australian tourism businesses (Ministerial)

25 Feb 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.

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Trade Tourism and Investment Ministers Meeting (Ministerial)

24 Feb 2017

These meetings with state and territory ministers are important to ensure we work together to grow trade, increase investment and attract more tourists

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Seminar to help NT businesses maximise FTA benefits (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2017 ChinaJapanKorea, Rep (South Korea)

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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Online Visitor visas now available to Chinese nationals (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2017

Chinese nationals are now able to apply online for a Visitor visa as part of the continued expansion of online access to Visitor visas globally.

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Australian Tourism Delegation To China (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2017 China

I will visit Beijing and Shanghai this week to advance the Australia China trade relationship and to launch the China Australia Year of Tourism.

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Doorstop - China-Australia Year of Tourism (Ministerial)

20 Feb 2017 China

I'm very pleased to be up here in China with a delegation from the tourism industry, a high profile delegation, many airports, CEOs and others who are focused on building the relationship between Chin ...

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

16 Feb 2017 ChinaJapanKorea, Rep (South Korea)

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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Australia's cyber security sector ready to tackle global threats (Ministerial)

15 Feb 2017 ICT

Today we launch the Cyber Security Industry Capability Report, which highlights Australia's strengths and capabilities in combating the growing threat of cyber-attacks on people, businesses and govern ...

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Record breaking year for tourism (Ministerial)

10 Feb 2017

International and domestic visitors have contributed a record $116.7 billion to the Australian economy, creating new jobs and reconfirming tourism’s status as a super growth sector.

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China-Australia Year of Tourism (Ministerial)

5 Feb 2017 China

The China-Australia Year of Tourism was launched at the Sydney Opera House today by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, and the Chairman of the China National Tourism Adminis ...

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Australian cyber-security solutions on show in the US

3 Feb 2017 United States of America

Australia’s world-class capabilities in cyber security will be on show as part of an Austrade delegation to the RSA Conference in San Francisco from 13–17 February 2017.

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