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Observations from a Senior Trade Commissioner: Elodie Journet — Austrade Manila

9 Dec 2019 Education news

Elodie Journet, Senior Trade Commissioner in Manila speaks to the challenges for Australian education providers and opportunities in market. This article shares headline findings to assist in planning ...

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Asia turns to Australia for smart cities solutions

26 Nov 2019 Latest from Austrade

Developers across Asia are seeking innovative solutions to help them create more liveable and environmentally sustainable cities, opening up opportunities for Australian designers, constructors and bu ...

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Malaysia’s Gamuda buys 50% stake in Australian rail infrastructure firm

7 Nov 2019 Investor Update

Malaysian engineering, property and infrastructure company Gamuda Berhad has acquired a 50% share of Martinus Rail, a New South Wales-based railway infrastructure firm.

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Rise in demand for Australian fresh fruit to the Philippines

17 Oct 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian fresh fruit producers can take advantage of newly approved local cold treatment facilities and increased flights to boost exports to the Philippines.

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FTAs Making a Splash for Olive Oil Exports

26 Sep 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) helped South Australian olive oil grower and packager Oleapak to kickstart its international business. The company has grown tenfold since it started exporting ...

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Alchemy Cordial Drinks to Export Success

9 Sep 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements have helped Queensland business Alchemy Cordial to find new markets for its cordials and syrups. Exports now comprise 15 per cent of the company’s turnover.

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The Philippines continues to prepare for the future of work

9 Sep 2019 Education news

Austrade Manila recently organised a Future of Work Symposium on behalf of Macquarie University in Makati City, Philippines. The symposium focused on the implications of the future of work on the labo ...

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Insight – Thailand launches economic transformation plan and increases R&D investment

4 Sep 2019 Insights

The Royal Thai Government has launched a comprehensive new economic-transformation strategy, called ‘Thailand 4.0’. The 20-year plan is designed to promote and support innovation, creativity, research ...

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Knowing our competitors — Austrade transnational education report released

30 Jul 2019 Education news MIP subscriber content

Driven by global demand for quality education and skills and underpinned by strong national policies and strategies supporting international education, Australia maintains a well-established reputatio ...

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Cerebral Palsy Alliance looks to Vietnam to grow its impact

30 Jul 2019 Success stories

With its crowdsourced security testing platform, Bugcrowd has changed market perception of hackers from digital burglars to digital locksmiths.

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Austrade Vietnam uses Webex for education agent briefing

26 Jul 2019 Education news

Austrade Vietnam recently used the Webex platform for the first time to deliver the annual Australia Future Unlimited education agent briefing to more than 250 education directors and counsellors in V ...

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Free Trade Agreements Boost Australian Fruit Grower’s Exports

3 Jul 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

In 13 years, family-owned AGRIFresh has become Western Australia’s largest citrus grower, packer and exporter. Australia’s wide-ranging Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are helping the company expand it ...

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Australian chocolate maker raises the bar in Asia

28 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Origin Chocolate started out in a small home kitchen in Orange in rural NSW four years ago. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is selling its bean-to-bar organic ch ...

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FTAs Success Formula for Natural Healthcare Company

14 Jun 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

GMP Pharmaceuticals has been manufacturing a range of consumer-ready healthcare and dairy products since 1994. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs), the company is growing its bu ...

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Royal Australian Navy takes top defence products and services to our neighbours

6 Jun 2019 Latest from Austrade

For the past two months, the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy ― the 28,000 tonne HMAS Canberra ― has provided a platform to promote some of Australia’s leading defence and humanitarian technologi ...

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Australian manufacturer bathes in global export success

27 May 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Stormtech has been designing and manufacturing drainage systems since 1989. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is now sharing its innovative ideas with the world.

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Malaysia turns to Australia to build defence capabilities

26 Apr 2019 Latest from Austrade

The Malaysian Government and industry are actively seeking partnerships with Australian defence companies to build their maritime and aerospace capabilities.

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E-commerce paves way for Australian exporters in Vietnam

25 Mar 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade’s new report, A Tiger Awakens: E-commerce in Vietnam, introduces Australian e-commerce companies and potential exporters to digital retail in Vietnam.

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Myanmar company looking for Australian education partner

28 Feb 2019 Education news

A private company is looking to partner with an Australian institution to operate education establishments that deliver programs in English from kindergarten to university levels.

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Vietnam: Asia’s creativity hub for 2019

27 Feb 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has released a new report on Vietnam’s Innovation Ecosystem 2019 to help Australian businesses understand the market and the opportunities for investment and partnership.

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