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13 Apr 2021 Mining equipment India
In December 2020, India’s Government released its new Australia Economic Strategy. This identified Australian METS as a valuable partner in the ongoing liberalisation of India’s mining sector. With 1, ...
16 Mar 2021 China
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.
16 Mar 2021 ICT Saudi Arabia
The landscape for digital technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is evolving fast. The Saudi Government has long recognised the need to pivot from an oil-based economy to a diversified econom ...
2 Mar 2021 United States of America
New, ‘green economy’ initiatives from the Biden Administration will trigger aggressive plans for renewable energy development, smart grids and a large electric vehicle (EV) industry. The renewables se ...
26 Feb 2021
The demand for critical minerals from industries such as aerospace, agtech, automotive (particularly electric vehicles), defence, renewable energy and telecommunications is skyrocketing.
24 Feb 2021 Mining equipment Turkey
The decision to increase mining investment via the TWF creates new opportunities. Austrade has identified the potential for Australian METS companies in feasibility studies, project management, engine ...
18 Feb 2021 Mining equipment Botswana South Africa
This insight includes potential opportunities for Australian METS companies in South Africa and Botswana.
4 Feb 2021 Saudi Arabia
The Saudi barley market is being liberalised and this will open barley purchasing to more exporters. Instead of a single, state-related purchasing organisation, imports will purchased by 10–15 private ...
29 Jan 2021 India
The Indian Government wants to accelerate the introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its clean energy policy.
14 Dec 2020
Australian METS organisations can offer solutions to assist the Polish coal sector, as it undertakes extensive modernisation.
10 Dec 2020 Saudi Arabia
A major, six-year geological survey program hopes to generate fresh data on mineral deposits in a vast area of western Saudi Arabia, according to Austrade sources in the capital, Riyadh.
12 Oct 2020 Infrastructure India
In a first for Indian Railways (IR), the government intends to allow private enterprises to create and operate new, premium passenger services on the country’s rail network. This creates partnership o ...
14 Sep 2020 Infrastructure India
Since 2011, India has been the world's fourth largest importer of LNG , due to an increase in domestic consumption and a decline in domestic production.
2 Sep 2020 Bangladesh India Sri Lanka
India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have fast-evolving retail ecosystems and strong trade relationships with Australia. Even during COVID-19 lockdowns, these economies remain strong importers of Australia ...
10 Aug 2020 China
The online digital economy in China is already one of the most developed in the world, with a staggering 854 million internet users.
30 Jul 2020 Health and Medical China
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.
4 May 2020 India
Recent changes in the Indian Government’s approach to mining has opened up opportunities for private sector involvement in the sector, including international METS firms.
20 Apr 2020 Agribusiness China
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.
17 Apr 2020 Bangladesh India
With e-commerce accelerating in cities across India, it’s easy to miss how consumer behaviour is changing right across the South Asia region.
15 Apr 2020 India
As many Australian clients know, India announced a 21-day lockdown across the entire country, commencing on March 24. At this point, this is the largest lockdown in the world affecting more than a bil ...