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Insight – Korean battery manufacturers’ rapid growth presents opportunities for Australian critical minerals

22 Jul 2021 Insights

Korean battery manufacturers are seeking strategic partnerships with Australian miners as they look to secure stable supplies of critical minerals such as cobalt, lithium, nickel and manganese.

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Brown Brothers harvests new opportunities in Asia and the US

20 Jun 2021 Wine Success stories

Brown Brothers has found new customers for its wines after working with Austrade to diversify its export markets.

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Insight – Reports of congestion at Busan New Port, Republic of Korea

18 Jun 2021 Insights

Republic of Korea (ROK) media outlets are reporting large stockpiles of shipping containers at Busan New Port (ROK’s largest sea port), leading to freight delays and port congestion.

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Insight – Australian table grapes pass the test in the Republic of Korea

18 Jun 2021 Insights

In mid-April, the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency Korea (APQA) advised Australia’s Seoul Agriculture Counsellor of the high compliance rates achieved across the approximately 3,000 tonnes (175 cons ...

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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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Insight - Korean consumers anticipating arrival of new season Australian table grapes

17 Mar 2020 Insights

Australian table grape exports to Korea have continuously increased year on year, with a three-fold increase each year from 162 tonnes in 2017; 776 tons in 2018 and 3,224 tons in 2019.

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FTAs Making a Splash for Olive Oil Exports

26 Sep 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) helped South Australian olive oil grower and packager Oleapak to kickstart its international business. The company has grown tenfold since it started exporting ...

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Korea extends warm welcome to Australian startups

5 Aug 2019 Latest from Austrade

Korea’s thriving startup ecosystem offers rich opportunities for Australian entrepreneurs to develop and grow their business in one of the world’s most technologically advanced nations.

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Insight – New Korean bio-health strategy triggers opportunities for Australia in the life sciences sector

18 Jul 2019 Insights

In May 2019, South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, announced an ‘Innovative Strategy on the Bio-health Industry’. This new strategy for bio-health will provide partnership and collaboration opportuniti ...

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Insight – Australian virtual reality a real-world success in North Asia

4 Jul 2019 Insights

Australia has a long history of success in visual effects, film and post-production. Australian digital studios such as Animal Logic – who created the imagery and visual effects behind blockbuster mov ...

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FTAs Success Formula for Natural Healthcare Company

14 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

GMP Pharmaceuticals has been manufacturing a range of consumer-ready healthcare and dairy products since 1994. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs), the company is growing its bu ...

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New Year brings good news for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

3 Jan 2019 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major ex ...

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