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Australian canola seeds make welcome return to Pakistan

29 Jul 2021 Success stories

The Australian Government acted quickly to secure import permits for Australian canola seeds, reopening an export market that was dormant for several years.

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Insight – EU ruling opens up marketing opportunities for Australian plant-based food exporters

28 Jul 2021 Insights

Australian plant-based food exporters have more flexibility to market their products after the European Commission withdrew a key amendment.

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Compass Cannabis moves into Australia with first internationally operated clinics

28 Jul 2021 Success stories

Compass Cannabis operates one of the longest-running networks of holistic medicinal cannabis clinics in Canada. The company is zooming in on Australia’s burgeoning medicinal cannabis market.

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Share your views on the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

28 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) would like your opinion of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA).

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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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Applications open for COALAR grants supporting sustainable Australia-Latin America projects

22 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

Applications are open for the Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) Grant Round for 2021–2022.

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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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Australian nano-satellite pioneer Fleet Space on a US trajectory

21 Jul 2021 Success stories

Australia’s Fleet Space Technologies is a satellite company whose leap-frog technology helps utility companies protect critical infrastructure in remote places

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Australian fire tank system to boost US firefighting efforts

21 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

Australian aerial firefighting company Helitak will play an expanded role in helping fight fires in the US after receiving FAA certification for its FT4500 Black Hawk Fire Tank.

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Insight – Australian retail and commerce technology making waves globally

21 Jul 2021 Insights

Australian companies offer retail and commerce technology that help companies better understand their customers and create compelling content.

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Insight – Russia and Thailand issue temporary bans on imports of live cattle, buffalo and their products

19 Jul 2021 Insights

Russia and Thailand have issued temporary bans on imports of live cattle, buffalo and their products due to the spread of lumpy skin disease virus.

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Leggo’s launches classic Italian food brands in India via e-commerce

15 Jul 2021 Success stories

Food manufacturer Simplot Australia has used e-commerce platforms to launch its Leggo’s brand of Italian themed pestos and sauces in India.

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Made Group lands juicy deal in Japan

14 Jul 2021 Success stories

Made Group is exporting its Impressed cold-pressed fruit juices to Japan after it enlisted Austrade for assistance.

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Global pharma firms partner with Australia to find new cancer treatments

14 Jul 2021 Investor Update

Two global pharmaceutical companies have partnered with Australian research institutions to develop new treatments and drugs to fight cancer.

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UK pharmaceutical firm to build A$85m manufacturing facility in Australia

14 Jul 2021 Investor Update

Noumed Pharmaceuticals is establishing an A$85 million manufacturing facility in South Australia, thanks to funding support from the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

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GoCardless: tapping the fintech opportunity in Australia with bank-to-bank payments

13 Jul 2021 Success stories

GoCardless is a global fintech firm founded in the UK, offering innovative digital bank-to-bank payment solutions. The company entered Australia in 2018 and has clocked impressive growth within a shor ...

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Australian METS helps India’s power plants tackle air pollution

12 Jul 2021 Success stories

Queensland METS company, RTI, is now exporting ore-monitoring technology to Indian power stations.

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Creating new trade opportunities in Europe (Ministerial)

12 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is investing in new trading opportunities for Australian businesses in Europe with the opening of a new Austrade office in the Netherlands.

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Headlands Distilling Co. in high spirits as export journey kicks off

9 Jul 2021 Success stories

Headlands Distilling Co. is exporting its handcrafted gins and vodkas to Singapore with assistance from Austrade.

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Insight – Seafood exports to Taiwan to be streamlined under new systems recognition arrangements

8 Jul 2021 Insights

Taiwan has formally recognised the Australian seafood export system for all species of seafood and all types of products under the HS code headings of 03, 1604 and 1605.

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