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Volumes drive 2016 export growth (Ministerial)
30 Jun 2017
Trade continues to underpin our nation’s prosperity as Australia’s total trade in goods and services reached a record $673 billion last year.
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Investor Update
Agtech visit plants seeds for future innovation
29 Jun 2017
Austrade hosted leading agriculture and food technology early stage investors, Cultivian Sandbox, and Finistere Ventures, in a visit which showcased investment opportunities in Australia’s agtech inno ...
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Economic analysis
Australian exporters by the numbers: 2015-16
29 Jun 2017
The latest release of the ABS Characteristics of Exporters shows that Australia continues to grow the total number of our exporters, with an increase of 2,454 (five per cent) in exporter numbers in 20 ...
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Investor Update
Japanese automotive giants partner on logistics and parts
28 Jun 2017
The Australian subsidiaries of leading Japanese automotive companies, Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi Motors, have combined forces to establish a parts and accessories warehousing and logistics operat ...
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Media releases
Visit to the United States and Colombia (Ministerial)
27 Jun 2017
This week I am visiting the United States and Colombia to advance trade, tourism and investment opportunities for Australia.
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Investor Update
Mercury Treatment Plant for LNG to open in Western Australia
27 Jun 2017
BMT Mercury Technology (BMT), a specialist in processing mercury contaminated waste, is to open a mercury treatment facility in Kwinana, near Perth.
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Media releases
Adelaide to host Australia’s premier tourism trade event (Ministerial)
26 Jun 2017
Adelaide will host Australia’s largest annual event for building tourism opportunities for Australia - the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) - in April 2018.
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Economic analysis
Australian asset markets and the rise of ‘Socially Responsible Investment’
26 Jun 2017
So-called socially responsible investment (SRI) assets managed by fund managers around the world have grown significantly in recent years as investors have become increasingly aware of the importance ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
23 Jun 2017
Most Australians polled remain positive about free trade and globalisation according to the 2017 Lowy Poll on Australian attitudes to the world.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s shrinking current account deficit
23 Jun 2017
Following on from a 0.8 per cent of GDP deficit in the December 2016 quarter, the Q1 2017 result therefore marks a second consecutive quarter of deficits below one per cent of GDP.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The sound of success
22 Jun 2017
While most people are watching the action unfold on the big screen, Andy Wright is listening to it. As one of Australia’s leading sound mixers, he has mixed the sound of several major films in his 17- ...
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Media releases
Australian businesses tap in to India (Ministerial)
19 Jun 2017
Registrations are now open for Australia Business Week in India 2017 (ABWI), an opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
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Media releases
China’s chance to milk Australian dairy expertise
16 Jun 2017
Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
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Insights
Insight - Indonesia on the hunt for agtech innovations
16 Jun 2017
Indonesia’s agricultural sector is undergoing a transformation, as the next generation of farmers look to new technologies to increase efficiency and productivity. Australian agtech companies will fin ...
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Economic analysis
Australia’s export performance in 2016
16 Jun 2017
A look at what the latest set of annual trade data tell us about Australia’s export performance last year.
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Success stories
To Asia and beyond: medtech scale-up goes global
15 Jun 2017
Zed Technologies is helping transform healthcare in Singapore and beyond with support from the Landing Pads program.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Pod Chocolate: a sweet story
15 Jun 2017
Toby Garritt’s curiosity for chocolate has led him on a remarkable journey that has transformed lives, the land and the way cocoa is grown and chocolate is made in Indonesia.
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Economic analysis
Continued economic integration with Asia leads Australia’s total trade to exceed A$670 billion
14 Jun 2017
The value of Australia’s exports of goods and services grew by almost five per cent year-on year to A$330 billion in 2016, while imports dropped around three per cent to A$342 billion over the same pe ...
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Media releases
Pacific Trade and Development Agreement (Ministerial)
14 Jun 2017
The Turnbull Government has delivered another trade agreement that will help drive economic growth and raise living standards in our region.
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Investor Update
Investment flows into Queensland resources sector
14 Jun 2017
Investment is flowing into the Queensland resources sector; two new major project developments have recently been announced for the state.
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