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Insight – Navigating the Halal market in Malaysia

23 Jul 2021 Insights

Malaysia’s population of 16 million Muslims is driving demand for Halal products. Its proximity to Muslim markets such as Indonesia and the Middle East also offers strong export opportunities.

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Australian parking-tech pioneer, KERB wins Kuala Lumpur ‘Smart City’ challenge

5 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

A Brisbane-based technology company that helps match car drivers with parking spots has won a major global technology challenge.

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Insight – Malaysia extends nationwide lockdown with stricter restrictions in certain districts

5 Jul 2021 Insights

In light of increasing Covid-19 infections, the Malaysian government recently announced an indefinite extension of its nationwide lockdown. This will result in only sectors considered ‘essential’ bein ...

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Malaysia and Australia enhance technology collaboration

19 May 2021 Latest from Austrade

A new initiative launched in May aims to improve Australia–Malaysia collaboration in digital transformation.

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Canberra vineyard starts exporting wines to Southeast Asia during 2020 travel bans

13 Apr 2021 Wine Success stories

The premium, family-owned vineyard Shaw Wines wanted to build exports across Asia when COVID-19 halted travel and China imposed new trade measures. Their range of rieslings, merlots and malbecs will s ...

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AusCham ASEAN releases 2020 survey with special COVID-19 update

21 May 2020 Latest from Austrade

The Australian Business in ASEAN Survey 2020 has just been released, along with a dedicated COVID-19 Impact Update.

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Free Trade Agreements Boost Australian Fruit Grower’s Exports

3 Jul 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

In 13 years, family-owned AGRIFresh has become Western Australia’s largest citrus grower, packer and exporter. Australia’s wide-ranging Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are helping the company expand it ...

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Australian chocolate maker raises the bar in Asia

28 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Origin Chocolate started out in a small home kitchen in Orange in rural NSW four years ago. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is selling its bean-to-bar organic ch ...

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Australian manufacturer bathes in global export success

27 May 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Stormtech has been designing and manufacturing drainage systems since 1989. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is now sharing its innovative ideas with the world.

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