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Insight - Why Australian startups should start looking at Malaysia
8 Dec 2017
Malaysia is rapidly emerging as a key market for startups, thanks to a wide array of government initiatives to transition the country to a digital economy.
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Education news
Growing interest in Myanmar for Australian education and training
8 Dec 2017
Austrade Myanmar recently held the Australia Universities Outreach to International Schools seminar in Yangon, for a group of 12 Australian universities. There was strong participation and a high leve ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
New glue seals wounds in seconds
7 Dec 2017
Australian scientists have invented a gel that seals wounds and stops bleeding – both internally and externally – within 60 seconds. The breakthrough glue has the potential to revolutionise emergency ...
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Investor Update
Hitachi investing A$1.25bn in Australian ‘social innovation’ to 2020
7 Dec 2017
Hitachi has committed A$1.25 billion to ‘social innovation’ projects in Australia to 2020, and has already invested around A$875 million in 2016–17, primarily to mining technology projects, as reporte ...
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Investor Update
NEC Australia wins the 2017 Investment Award
6 Dec 2017
Minister Steven Ciobo MP announced NEC Australia as the winner of the 2017 Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment’s Investment Award.
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Media releases
Australian Exporter of the Year (Ministerial)
6 Dec 2017
I am pleased to announce Ego Pharmaceuticals is the 2017 Australian Exporter of the Year. The dermatological products maker, which increased sales to China 179 per cent in 2016–2017, won the title las ...
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Media releases
2017 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship winner (Ministerial)
4 Dec 2017
I am pleased to announce Ms Ying Gao as the winner of the 2017 Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.
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Economic analysis
Australia’s Better Life Index is among the highest in OECD countries
1 Dec 2017
Australia performs well in many indicators of well-being relative to most other OECD countries in the Better Life Index, an Index constructed by the OECD to compare well-being across countries that dr ...
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Investor Update
Foreign investment the focus of Northern Australia Investment Forum
1 Dec 2017
Agribusiness and food, resources and energy, and tourism infrastructure were the focus of the second Northern Australia Investment Forum, held in Cairns on 19-21 November 2017.
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Australia Unlimited feature
This is rocket science
30 Nov 2017
Australia is blasting off into the space age, thanks to Flavia Tata Nardini. Her company, Fleet Space Technologies, is creating what she calls a “digital nervous system” in space, launching hundreds ...
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Insights
Insight - Brazilian investors: coming to a farm near you?
27 Nov 2017
Foreign investment in agriculture in Australia is essential for regional development, increased sector productivity and building agricultural export markets. It is one of the federal and state governm ...
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Media releases
Senior investment specialists appointed (Ministerial)
27 Nov 2017
Four new senior investment specialists have joined the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade. They will work with a fifth senior investment specialist, who started earlier this year, to ...
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Economic analysis
Ease of doing business in Australia remains strong
23 Nov 2017
Australia remains one of the world’s easiest places to do business according to a recent survey, Doing Business 2018 conducted by the World Bank. Overall, Australia improved one place to rank in the ...
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Media releases
A stronger brand for Australia (Ministerial)
23 Nov 2017
The Turnbull Coalition Government is reinvigorating a national brand for Australia.
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Media releases
Opportunity, Security, Strength: The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper (Ministerial)
23 Nov 2017
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years. Joint media release.
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Australia Unlimited feature
From space beer and satellites to self-driving cars
23 Nov 2017
With inventions that led him to NASA and Toyota via the world’s first space beer, Dr Alex Green is proof of one thing – the future of Australian innovation sits centre on the world stage.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
21 Nov 2017
This week the RBA has published its latest thinking on future economic growth, the international economy and Australia-China trade and investment.
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Media releases
Electric Shadows - China eyes Australia’s film industry expertise
20 Nov 2017
Top Chinese film executives are visiting Australia this week for meetings with representatives of local film companies, production houses and screen industry associations.
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Media releases
Northern Australia Investment Forum (Ministerial)
20 Nov 2017
Investors from around the world will gather in Cairns today to explore opportunities in Northern Australia. The Northern Australia Investment Forum will present high-level investors with projects, op ...
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Latest from Austrade
METS trade and investment opportunities at IMARC 2017
17 Nov 2017
Australian companies in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector are gaining a foothold in every aspect of the mining and resources industry’s global supply chain.
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