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Insight – Capturing Hong Kong’s cyber security opportunities

30 Oct 2018 Insights

As Asia’s leading financial hub, Hong Kong is highly vulnerable to malicious cyber attacks. The territory is on the hunt for solutions and services to strengthen its cyber security defences, opening u ...

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WT partnership makes rapid inroads into india

26 Oct 2018 Success stories

Australian cost management advisory services firm WT Partnership’s success in India is built around its market entry strategy and careful targeting of customers. In just three years, the company has a ...

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UAE multinational to open three new hotels in Cairns

24 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Dubai-based Ghassan Aboud Group, owner of the Crystalbrook Collection hotel group, is opening three new hotels in Cairns, Far North Queensland.

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Latin American consumers support growing business engagement

23 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

This year’s AIBS survey focussed on a part of the world that is increasingly attractive to our services export earners, Latin America.

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Eastern Australian gas demand boosted by European investment

23 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Monaco-registered energy company O.G. Energy has agreed to acquire 40% of the Victorian Otway Basin assets of Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy for A$344 million.

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Updated US edtech market snapshot released

22 Oct 2018 Education news

Austrade has released an updated snapshot of the US edtech sector in 2018: its size; the drivers of growth and demand; trends in product development; major players and influential organisations; incub ...

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Ambassador to Argentina (Ministerial)

22 Oct 2018 Media releases

Today I announce the appointment of Mr Brett Hackett as Australia’s next Ambassador to Argentina with non-resident accreditation to Paraguay and Uruguay.

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Nokia launches 5G skills accelerator at the University of Technology, Sydney

22 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Finnish IT and telecommunications multinational Nokia has opened a telecommunications training facility at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

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Jamal Khashoggi (Joint Ministerial)

20 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australia deplores the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, at the hands of Saudi operatives at Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

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Machine learning links Adelaide University with Lockheed Martin

19 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US defence contractor Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first foundation partner for the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).

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Thailand: E-commerce growing in ASEAN’s second largest economy

18 Oct 2018 Latest from Austrade

Thailand’s e-commerce market has grown significantly in recent years to become the second largest business-to-consumer e-commerce market in South East Asia, creating strong opportunities for Australia ...

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Australia joins major trade agreement on government procurement (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australia has been accepted to join the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) overnight, ensuring Australian businesses can compete for government contracts in more market ...

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Insight – Korea and Australia - time to join forces for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

18 Oct 2018 Insights

As Korea transitions its economy, Australia is well positioned to play a complementary role and move from a traditional supplier of raw materials and commodities, to a partner in innovation, services ...

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Accessing a global workforce with Freelancer.com

18 Oct 2018 Success stories

Freelancer.com offers a way for employers and freelancers to connect in a global digital space

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New Dundee ad aims to lure more US travellers to our shores (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

A series of new ‘Dundee’ videos showcasing the breadth and depth of Australia’s spectacular tourism offerings aimed at luring more American travellers to our shores have hit the airwaves in the US.

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Power Ledger delivers first-of-its-kind renewable energy project in South East Asia

17 Oct 2018 Success stories

In partnership with leading renewable energy provider BCPG, Power Ledger sets the bar for modern decentralised energy trading in Thailand.

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Insight – Finding Australia’s niche in Japan’s wine market

17 Oct 2018 Insights

The Japanese market is currently experiencing its ‘seventh wine boom’ as a surge in affordable ‘new world wines’ fuels record levels of imports. In 2017, Japan was the sixth-largest wine importing c ...

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The role of trading technology in Australia’s international business activity

16 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

AIBS respondents are experienced exporters, but we have found in two separate surveys that around half of our respondents do not engage in e-commerce.

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Where to Compete? – Introducing an Austrade business advisory tool

16 Oct 2018 Education news

Where to Compete? is an Austrade data-enabled online advisory tool for education organisations. This tool enables you to search across markets for insights and broad-based opportunities relevant to yo ...

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Plant technology about to go viral

16 Oct 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Plant breeding technology developed at the University of Queensland is producing crops that can resist viruses and introduce other economically valuable traits, a development that could have an enormo ...

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