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Korean genome co invests A$4m to take Queensland microbiome project global

20 Jun 2019 Investor Update

Seoul-based genome specialist, Macrogen, has agreed a A$4.1 million investment in the Queensland microbiome testing and bioinformatics company, Microba.

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How Australia’s top-five digital health innovation sectors attract global investment

19 Jun 2019 Investor Update

Austrade has launched a digital health website showcasing Australia as an ideal location for developing, testing and launching the next generation of digital medical technologies.

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Australia targets new and emerging tourism markets (Ministerial)

19 Jun 2019 Media releases

Record numbers of tourists from South and South East Asia are spearheading strong growth in new and emerging markets, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today.

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FTAs Success Formula for Natural Healthcare Company

14 Jun 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

GMP Pharmaceuticals has been manufacturing a range of consumer-ready healthcare and dairy products since 1994. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs), the company is growing its bu ...

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Are you an Australian business achieving global success with your education products or services?

14 Jun 2019 Education news

Applications are open for the 57th Australian Export Awards.

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Landing page for international education data now available

14 Jun 2019 Education news

In response to sector feedback for easier access to international education data sets, we have created a landing page for international education data.

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US biotech injects 3D printing expertise into Victorian artificial kidney project

13 Jun 2019 Investor Update

San Diego-based biotechnology company, Organovo Holdings (Organovo), has announced a tie up with a Melbourne research institute to help develop regenerative medicine in Australia.

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Precision health strategy gets boost from Chinese gene sequencer

12 Jun 2019 Investor Update

Chinese genome sequencing company, BGI Genomics (BGI), and Australian health-data expert, Pryzm Health (Pryzm) have announced a collaboration designed to bring genome-related precision health services ...

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

12 Jun 2019 Insights

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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G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will attend the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and the Digital Economy in ...

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Artisan crisp bread company breaks new ground

7 Jun 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Founded in 2003, Ricci’s Bikkies has taken its preservative-free crisp breads all the way from local delicatessens to national retail chains. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements, its di ...

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Australia’s quarterly trade surplus reaches record high (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019 Media releases

Australia’s trade surplus reached a record high last quarter, highlighting the important contribution of the nation’s export sector to the Australian economy and to creating more jobs.

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Royal Australian Navy takes top defence products and services to our neighbours

6 Jun 2019 Latest from Austrade

For the past two months, the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy ― the 28,000 tonne HMAS Canberra ― has provided a platform to promote some of Australia’s leading defence and humanitarian technologi ...

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The key attributes that make Australia a global investment hot spot

5 Jun 2019 Economic analysis

I recently reported on Australia’s excellent record for attracting investment from overseas. But what keeps the money coming?

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Hussey & Co Finds Fresh Markets in Asia

3 Jun 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements are helping Hussey & Co export fresh salad leaves to Asia’s health-conscious consumers.

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Australian macadamias crack China’s market

29 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

A family dream turned into a reality, Brookfarm has been producing homegrown macadamia products for the past 20 years. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is sharing ...

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The world’s an oyster for Australian manufacturer

28 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Adelaide-based company, SEAPA, has been exporting its innovative oyster farming baskets since 2001. Originally exporting to Europe and North America, the company is now hoping to expand to Asia, with ...

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How Australia’s openness to trade and investment is driving our prosperity: Part II

28 May 2019 Economic analysis

Part II of this blog I look at where Australia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) comes from, and the impact it has on some of our most valuable export industries.

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Free Trade Agreements the backbone of global success for Medtech company

28 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Since 1993, Austofix has been designing and manufacturing a, range of medical devices for patients around the world. Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are helping the compan yto grow through e ...

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Mining manufacturer set to hit new heights in Latin America

27 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Scorpion Jacks has been supplying its heavy lifting equipment to Australia and overseas markets for over a decade. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements, the company now has its sights on ...

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