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British company buys Australian dips manufacturer Yumi’s

26 Sep 2018 Investor Update

George Weston Foods (GWF) has acquired Australian dips manufacturer Yumi’s Quality Foods for an undisclosed amount from Anacacia Capital, Sydney-based private equity firm.

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A vote of confidence: Australia retains AAA rating

25 Sep 2018 Economic analysis

In September 2018, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings revised its outlook on the long-term ratings for Australia from negative to stable and reaffirmed its AAA sovereign credit rating.

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Delivering the goods

20 Sep 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Using artificial intelligence to help online retailers deliver parcels quickly and efficiently, Sydney startup Premonition sees a bright future ahead.

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French engineering giant DORIS establishes Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia

18 Sep 2018 Investor Update

DORIS Engineering (DORIS), a global leader in providing upstream engineering services to the oil and gas industry, has opened an Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Perth.

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SA ready to play host to world’s largest aviation forum (Ministerial)

18 Sep 2018 Media releases

The world’s largest aviation forum will head to Australia next year with Adelaide set to host the 25th annual World Aviation Routes conference. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birming ...

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UK fintech ‘unicorn’ establishes Australian office to access Asian markets

17 Sep 2018 Investor Update

Ebury, a billion-dollar British fintech company specialising in international payments, foreign exchange and import lending facilities, has opened an office in Sydney to expand into Asian markets.

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US pharma giant teams up with University of Western Australia on cancer therapies

14 Sep 2018 Investor Update

UWA and Merck Sharp & Dohme partner on immunotherapy treatments

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China education events calendar 2018-19

14 Sep 2018 Education news

Austrade has compiled a China Education Events Calendar as a guide for Australian education providers to plan their marketing and recruitment activities in China. The calendar covers key Australia-rel ...

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Introducing Austrade’s international education team in the Americas

14 Sep 2018 Education news

Following the announcement of the onshore international education matrix team, this article introduces the team in the Americas. The Americas team covers Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Me ...

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Australian Technology Company Taps into Global Success

13 Sep 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Russell Mineral Equipment (RME) has been exporting its minerals processing products and services to the world for more than 30 years. Thanks to Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Kor ...

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2017-18 GDP growth rate of 2.9% confirms the resilience of our economy

12 Sep 2018 Economic analysis

Following a 2.1% increase in 2016-17, Australia’s real GDP grew by 2.9% in 2017-18, according to the latest national accounts figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Australian Medtech Companies Seizing Opportunities at the Texas Medical Center

12 Sep 2018 Latest from Austrade

Get the inside running on the US market and apply for the next Texas Medical Center Accelerator Program (TMCx). Applications are open until 21 October and successful applicants will travel to Houston ...

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“Australia’s rethink on transport infrastructure” – new report

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

Increasing urbanisation, rapid population growth and questions of environmental sustainability are forcing Australia to rethink its transport infrastructure matrix, according to a new Austrade report.

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English teacher training market in Japan: An update on opportunities for Australian education providers

10 Sep 2018 Education news

The Japan Government has announced landmark reforms concerning English teacher training requirements. The impact of these reforms is that all Japanese universities that provide English teacher licence ...

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Northern Territory to strengthen ties with China

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

One of the largest business delegations from the Northern Territory to visit China leaves this week for a program of meetings and events in Shenzhen. Led by Chief Minister Michael Gunner and aiming t ...

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Australian blockchain leaders head to China (Ministerial)

10 Sep 2018 Media releases

Leading Australian blockchain companies and investors will travel to China as part of an Australian Government-led mission to deepen collaboration and explore growth opportunities within one of the wo ...

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Health by design: Wearable tech

6 Sep 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Leah Heiss is on a mission to destigmatise medical devices, creating high-tech healthcare ‘wearables’ using human-centred design principles. Working with experts from a range of disciplines including ...

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Power couple: China’s Goldwind partners with UNSW on wind technology test lab

5 Sep 2018 Investor Update

China’s largest wind energy company Goldwind has teamed up with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to establish Australia’s first wind power test lab.

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Recognising the benefits of the TPP-11 (Ministerial)

5 Sep 2018 Media releases

New analysis confirming the real benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) to Australian businesses and the overall economy. It’s expected the TPP-11 will provide greater market access and ex ...

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A new chapter of economic partnership with Indonesia (Ministerial)

4 Sep 2018 Media releases

Australia and Indonesia have successfully concluded negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), deepening our economic and security cooperation with ...

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