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Insight - COVID-19 spurs plant-based protein market in China

16 Mar 2021 Insights

China’s plant-based protein market is growing strongly. According to Austrade advisors in China, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of plant-based proteins among consumers.

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Next step in WTO process to support barley producers (Ministerial)

15 Mar 2021 Media releases

Australia will request the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel in the next phase of the process to resolve anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed on Australian ...

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Regional trade deal to boost export opportunities for Aussie farmers and businesses (Ministerial)

15 Nov 2020 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses are set to benefit from better export opportunities with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement between Australia and 14 othe ...

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Virtual tour showcases Melbourne water-harvesting expertise

16 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

Austrade in China has launched a prototype Virtual Reality (VR) tour that highlights Australia’s strengths in water harvesting and environment management in urban areas.

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Virtual bootcamp helps Australian digital health companies understand Chinese market

7 Oct 2020 Latest from Austrade

According to some metrics, China now leads the world in digital health adoption with 94 per cent of China’s healthcare professionals using a digital health technology or mobile application.

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Insight - Producers use live streaming to connect with Chinese consumers

10 Aug 2020 Insights

The online digital economy in China is already one of the most developed in the world, with a staggering 854 million internet users.

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Insight - Fast-track approvals in China’s drugs market to unlock pharma prospects

30 Jul 2020 Health and Medical Insights

China’s pharmaceutical market is expected to be worth over US$160 billion by 2023, which is around 30 per cent of the total global market – according to market research firm Daxue.

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Virtual Landing Pad helps Australian games developers play in China

16 Jul 2020 Latest from Austrade

Australian games developers wanting to compete in China’s fast-growing digital games sector are sharpening their skills, thanks to Austrade’s virtual boot camps.

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Australia’s unique Bioreactor makes wastewater treatment easy in China

23 Jun 2020 Latest from Austrade

The outbreak of COVID-19 hasn’t impeded Sydney-based wastewater treatment solutions provider BioGill from identifying a strong pipeline of projects across China.

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Reports of potential tariffs on Australian barley imports into China (Ministerial)

11 May 2020 Media releases

The Australian Government is deeply concerned by reports that unjustified duties may be levied on Australian barley imports into China.

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Insight - Strong partnership ensures beef supply to China during COVID-19

20 Apr 2020 Agribusiness Insights

A strong and trusted partnership between a Wuhan based distributor of Australian beef and their Australian supplier ensured shipments continued during the worst of the pandemic crisis.

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Western rock lobster back on a roll (Ministerial)

16 Apr 2020 Media releases

Western Australia’s rock lobster industry has received a major boost with the Morrison Government helping to secure an agreement that will see around 500 tonnes of local rock lobster headed for China. ...

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Australian manufacturer signs 10-year agreement with Chinese medical distributor

22 Jan 2020 ICT Health and Medical Latest from Austrade

Queensland-based Capricornia Contact Lens has signed a 10-year strategic distribution agreement with one of China’s leading pharmaceutical and medical equipment distributers, Shenzhen Relin Medicine.

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Australian AI startup cracks China partnership opportunity

9 Dec 2019 ICT Success stories

Rich Data Corporation is no ordinary startup. In just three years, the company has opened offices in China and Singapore, secured a strategic partnership with Chinese tech giant Inspur, and completed ...

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Bringing power to the people

4 Dec 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian startup Okra Solar has taken out the champion prize for the “Hardware Battlefield” at the TechCrunch conference and VC meetup in Shenzhen in November.

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South Australia builds links with China through Landing Pad program

29 Nov 2019 Latest from Austrade

South Australia Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway, recently hosted a roundtable in Guangzhou to promote the state’s newly launched Landing Pad program.

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Australian brands shine at the second China International Import Expo

25 Nov 2019 Latest from Austrade

The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) attracted a record number of Australian companies and generated more than $350 million worth of trade deals for exporters.

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Austrade supports strong economic ties between NSW and China

29 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has partnered with the NSW Government to deliver one of the largest business missions from Guangdong Province ever to visit Australia.

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Planting the digital seeds of success in China

8 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

A partnership between Austrade and Hort Innovation Australia is supporting horticulture growers and exporters to build reputation and market share in China.

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