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Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney
31 May 2017
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
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Success stories
HR tech startup launches a recruitment revolution
30 May 2017
The founders of HR tech startup myInterview want to revolutionise recruitment. With support from the Landing Pads program in Tel Aviv, they are well on their way.
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Investor Update
Boeing’s new Adelaide office to create 250 jobs
29 May 2017
Boeing Defence Australia,a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has signed a partnership agreement with the South Australian Government to open a new office in the state.
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Media releases
55th Australian Export Awards (Ministerial)
26 May 2017
The success of Australia’s exporters will be celebrated through the 55th Australian Export Awards program, which opens today.
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Media releases
Launch of Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Ministerial)
26 May 2017
Today I announce the launch of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) negotiations with Peru’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros.
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Investor Update
Chinese delegation takes the pulse of Aussie medtech
26 May 2017
In a first for the Australian Government, Austrade and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) worked with Australian companies and research groups to showcase investment opportuniti ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian health innovators build partnerships with US Texas Medical Center
25 May 2017
The first Australian companies invited to one of the largest life science business accelerators in the US, the Texas Medical Center (TMC) accelerator program TMCx, have returned after completing a fou ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Transforming the BFI London Film Festival
25 May 2017
As director of the BFI London Film Festival, Australian Clare Stewart is one of the most influential people in the city’s cultural scene.
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Success stories
Breeding high-quality herds with cattle IVF
24 May 2017
Australian Reproductive Technologies (ART) is helping beef and dairy producers around the world to accelerate the growth and genetic improvement of their herds.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
19 May 2017
This week’s readings include a list of the US administration’s trade policy actions, and a summary of the World Economic Forum’s inaugural ASEAN Summit held in Cambodia this month.
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Australia Unlimited feature
World-first tech turns tyres into fuel
18 May 2017
Australian company GDT has developed ground-breaking technology that converts rubber tyres into bio-oil, carbon and steel, helping solve the global environmental problem of what to do with millions of ...
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Investor Update
Global finance and manufacturing giants invest in Australian agribusiness
17 May 2017
The Yield, a global agricultural technology (agtech) startup based in Tasmania, has attracted A$6.5 million in Series A investments from Bosch, KPMG and AgFunder to develop its aquaculture and microcl ...
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Media releases
Launch of Australia-Hong Kong FTA negotiations (Ministerial)
16 May 2017
Today I announce the launch of the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) negotiations with my counterpart, Mr Gregory So Kam-leung, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.
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Economic analysis
ASEAN: here comes the neighbourhood
12 May 2017
Trade data for 2015-16 shows the ASEAN region continues to be an important trading partner for Australia - greater in significance than some might expect.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
12 May 2017
This week’s readings reflect on economic policies that will shape the global economic landscape.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s inward FDI stock surged to almost A$800 billion in 2016
11 May 2017
Australia’s inward foreign direct investment (FDI) stock reached A$796 billion in 2016, more than 60 per cent (A$306 billion) higher than 2009 levels.
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Latest from Austrade
Australian blockchain delegation heads to New York
11 May 2017
Australia’s blockchain capabilities and technologies will be showcased to global leaders and investors at Consensus 2017 in New York from 22-24 May.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Tracey Moffatt: Expanding Australia's Horizons
11 May 2017
Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia’s most successful visual artists. In 2017, Moffatt will be the first solo Indigenous artist to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale.
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Investor Update
Danish company to open fish-feed factory to supply Australia’s growing aquaculture sector
11 May 2017
BioMar Group, a Danish manufacturer and distributor of commercial fish-feed, is establishing a greenfield factory in Australia to support the local aquaculture sector.
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Investor Update
New resources and energy investment specialist joins Austrade
10 May 2017
David Grabau has joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to help attract foreign investment into the Australian resources and energy sector.
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