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China Grand Pharma signs A$400m commercial partnership with Telix Pharma

2 Dec 2020 Investor Update

China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Holdings Limited has signed a A$400 million licence and strategic commercial partnership with Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited, an Australian biotech firm.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 2 December 2020)

2 Dec 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These reports are ...

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Middle East opportunities: health, food, education and mining webinars now online

1 Dec 2020 Latest from Austrade

Austrade’s flagship event for exporters to the Middle East – MENA Connections – was held virtually this year. One upside is that recordings of six key webinars are now available online.

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Australia signs world’s largest free trade agreement

26 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australia has signed up to the landmark Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement.

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Novartis signs US$50 million commercial deal with Australian biotech firm

26 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Novartis has signed an exclusive US$50 million worldwide licence and collaboration agreement with Australian regenerative medicine company Mesoblast.

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Market in focus – Vietnam

25 Nov 2020 Education news

The second market in Austrade’s new ‘market in focus’ series is Vietnam. This is a curation of new and existing resources for the sector that can help you better understand the Vietnamese market. This ...

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Market in focus – India

25 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade has put together a ‘market in focus’ series, kicking off with India. This is a curation of new and existing resources for the sector that can help you better understand the Indian market. Thi ...

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BJSS opens first Asia-Pacific office in Australia

24 Nov 2020 Investor Update

UK technology and engineering consultancy BJSS is opening an office in Australia, its first location in the Asia-Pacific region. Based in Melbourne, Victoria, the office will support the company’s exi ...

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Fujitsu expands data centre investment in Australia

23 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Fujitsu is growing its data centre investment and capabilities in Australia as more businesses move their data into offsite data centres to support the rise in remote working due to COVID-19.

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Unique partnering model helps Cloud-based X-ray service grow in Indonesia

20 Nov 2020 Success stories

Melbourne-based Zed Technologies shows how Australian digital health ideas can accelerate overseas growth.

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Equinix opens new US$54m data centre in Perth

18 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Perth’s growing importance as a strategic part of Australia’s internet infrastructure has prompted digital infrastructure company Equinix to open a new US$54 million data centre in the city.

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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as at 18 November 2020)

18 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade will provide regional updates on the progression and impact of COVID-19 around the world, to support the international education sector as the situation continues to evolve. These reports are ...

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Australia must adapt to ‘megatrends’ for economic recovery

16 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australia will need to make scientific and technological leaps and harness its competitive advantages to speed its economic recovery in a post-COVID-19 world, according to a new report released today ...

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Wheat exporter developing the ‘powerhouse model’ with Indonesia

13 Nov 2020 Success stories

New South Wales wheat-processing and grain-distilling company, Manildra Group, is one of Australia’s largest agriculture exporters. In tough times, 2020 has been a year of opportunity across ASEAN eco ...

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Virtual events and digital engagement – Research and recommendations

11 Nov 2020 Education news

In 2020, Austrade commissioned Pomegranate Global to explore the sector’s engagement with virtual events and to make recommendations to Austrade on future approaches. As part of this project, stakehol ...

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Austrade and EduGrowth launch the Australian EdTech Directory

11 Nov 2020 Education news

Austrade, in partnership with EduGrowth, has developed the Australian EdTech Directory – the authoritative source of information about Australian edtech companies. Launched at the EduTech Internationa ...

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Bombardier Lands New MRO Facility in Australia

10 Nov 2020 Investor Update

Canadian global transportation company, Bombardier, is building its first Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) facility in Melbourne, Victoria. Based in Essendon Fields, the 50,000 square-foot facility w ...

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Rebound in Mexico gold mining opens fresh prospects

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Gold production in Mexico’s COVID-19-hit mines has resumed and financial prospects look good. Mining companies want to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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New projects in Mexico’s silver mines trigger METS opportunities

10 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Silver production has resumed in Mexico with a number of mines restarting operations. Companies are seeking to meet increased global demand while prices remain high.

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WA aquaculture eyes Taiwan’s growing seafood markets

9 Nov 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian seafood exporters are diversifying markets in Asia – and Taiwan is proving receptive, according to Austrade in Taipei.

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