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Insight – Power play: Mexico in the market for energy solutions

15 Oct 2018 Insights

A series of reforms have dramatically reshaped Mexico’s energy and utilities sector, creating opportunities for Australian providers in construction, transmission, generation build and customer servic ...

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Report on India Edtech Markets Insights released

15 Oct 2018 Education news

Austrade has released a report detailing edtech opportunities in India. These market insights outline the growth potential for edtech platforms and market appetite for development with Australian orga ...

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August student visa data shows slight increase in growth

15 Oct 2018 Education news

The Department of Home Affairs have released August 2018 student visa data.

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US mining company acquires Australian nickel mine to meet forecast battery cell demand

12 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Texas-based mining company Black Mountain Metals has acquired the Lanfranchi nickel mine in Western Australia from Australian nickel miner Panoramic Resources for A$15.1 million.

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Chinese biochemical company signs MoU with Melbourne University

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

The University of Melbourne has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing First Biochemical Pharmaceutical (First Bio-Pharma) to fund research in Australia.

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Spain’s CaixaBank opens for business in Australia

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

With the opening of its Sydney office, CaixaBank becomes the only major Spanish bank to have a presence in Australia.

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Vietnam: Snapshot on higher education

9 Oct 2018 Education news

The Australian Department of Education and Training and Austrade have prepared a snapshot update on the higher education sector. The snapshot provides an overview of the sector in terms of structure, ...

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Lockheed Martin and Deakin University join forces to boost capacity of robotic exoskeleton

9 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US-based Lockheed Martin has partnered with Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research (IISRI) to work on improving the aerospace manufacturer’s FORTIS Exoskeleton

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Australian Space Agency seals deal with Airbus to foster innovation and skills

8 Oct 2018 Investor Update

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) and Airbus have signed a statement of intent that will see the European aerospace corporation provide support for space discovery, technology development and connecti ...

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Australia’s internationally-active businesses well-positioned for an integrated ASEAN

8 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

One of the main themes picked up by the AIBS platform is the importance of ASEAN to Australia’s internationally-active businesses.

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SME international experience shaped by United States and China

5 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

In recent years, a debate around international trade and investment has focused on which of our largest economic partners is the most important to Australia. Two countries put forward regularly in th ...

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New market opportunities driving Australian business optimism (Ministerial)

4 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australian exporters are expecting to employ more workers, are predicting better financial positons and anticipating access to more markets, according to the results of the latest Australian Internati ...

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Insight – Discover Latin America’s fastest-growing major economy

4 Oct 2018 Insights

Peru remains relatively unknown to most Australian exporters but all that will change when the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) enters into force.

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Close to the bone: 3D printed implants

4 Oct 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Visionary biomaterials and tissue engineer Hala Zreiqat has invented the world’s first 3D-printed porous synthetic bone that mimics bone mechanical strength and promotes new bone growth. But her dream ...

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Australia's International Business Survey 2018

4 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

Australia’s International Business Survey 2018 is the fifth in a series of studies of Australia's international business activity.

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Australia’s International Business Survey 2018: A profile of respondent businesses

4 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

AIBS 2018 is one of the largest and most detailed surveys of Australia’s internationally-active businesses. This latest survey captures the responses of 713 Australian companies (629 internationally a ...

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An introduction to Australia’s International Business Survey 2018

4 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

Today sees the release of the latest report in the Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) series. Supported by Austrade, the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) and the Export Co ...

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MIP Education insight – Mid-year data review

2 Oct 2018 Education news

This report explores mid-year trends including: the largest and fastest growing markets, results by sector and insights from various Austrade posts on what is driving growth in emerging markets.

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Coca-Cola acquires Australian kombucha manufacturer

28 Sep 2018 Investor Update

Coca-Cola Company has acquired South Australia-based kombucha maker Organic & Raw Trading Co., maker of the MOJO brand, for an undisclosed sum.

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Transforming Australia’s economic partnership with India

27 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

Close to 600 participants attended a series of seminars across Australia in September to learn more about business opportunities in India and a new strategy to strengthen the India-Australia economic ...

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