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G'Day USA 2017 (Ministerial)

9 Dec 2016 United States of America

Today we are pleased to launch the 2017 G'Day USA program, the premiere public, cultural and economic diplomacy initiative promoting Australia in the United States.

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Boeing lands award-winning benefits for Australia (Ministerial)

7 Dec 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt visited Boeing's advanced manufacturing facility at Fishermans Bend in Melbourne yesterday to congratulate the company for their success ...

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North Asian tourists driving economic growth (Ministerial)

7 Dec 2016

Today I release the latest International Visitor Survey which shows growth across key Asian markets has resulted in a $12.3 billion contribution to the Australian economy in the last year.

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Indonesia Trade Negotiations (Ministerial)

6 Dec 2016

This week I am visiting Indonesia to advance negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).

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Benefits of North Asia FTAs to be explained in Shepparton (Ministerial)

5 Dec 2016

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

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Ex-HMAS Tobruk (II) to become Queensland dive wreck (Ministerial)

2 Dec 2016

Ex-HMAS Tobruk will continue to serve Australia — now as a tourist destination — when it is scuttled off the coast between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay as a dive wreck.

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Chinese seafood buyers cast their net to Australia in search of premium catch

25 Nov 2016 China

A delegation of Chinese seafood buyers is visiting Australia until 30 November to gain first-hand knowledge of the processing systems of some of the key seafood supply regions in the country.

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Queensland winners at the 2016 Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

Three Queensland companies won national awards at last night’s 54th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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Tasmanian winner at the 54th Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

Tasmanian company Australian Honey Products won a national award at last night’s 54th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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NSW winners at the 2016 Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

Two NSW companies won national awards at last night’s 54th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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Victorian winners at the 54th Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

Three Victorian companies won national awards at last night’s 2016 Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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ACT winner at the 2016 Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

ACT company iSimulate won a national award at last night’s 54th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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South Australian winners at the 54th Australian Export Awards

25 Nov 2016

Two South Australian companies won national awards at last night’s 54th Australian Export Awards, hosted by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo in Brisbane.

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2016 Australian Exporter Of The Year (Ministerial)

25 Nov 2016 ICT

Online innovator Envato is the 2016 Australian Exporter of the Year after taking the top prize at the 54th Australian Export Awards in Brisbane last night.

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Investing in Australia’s future - the Australian Export Awards (Ministerial)

23 Nov 2016

I'm delighted to announce this week's Australian Export Awards will feature a new category acknowledging the important contribution of international investment into Australia's economy.

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Fish markets and cruise ships: a tourism catch for Australia (Ministerial)

17 Nov 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt today visited the popular Sydney Fish Markets and toured the Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Legend.

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Boosting economic confidence and integration in Asia (Ministerial)

3 Nov 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Keith Pitt MP, will this week visit Cebu, Philippines to discuss how to conclude negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Part ...

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Free trade on a winner in Melbourne (Ministerial)

2 Nov 2016

Melbourne’s small and medium businesses have today learnt how they can back a winner through Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with China, Korea and Japan.

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Seminar to assist Melbourne business benefit from North Asia FTAs (Ministerial)

28 Oct 2016

Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will host a seminar in Melbourne next week to help local businesses make the most of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with Korea ...

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Fifth Landing Pad finds a home (Ministerial)

24 Oct 2016 Germany

Berlin’s Betahaus house will be the home of Australia’s fifth Landing Pad – a place for Aussie entrepreneurs to launch their startup to the world.

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