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Insight – Investment continues despite perceptions of uncertainty in Mexico

2 Dec 2019 Insights

Perceptions of political uncertainty and community opposition continue to weigh heavily on Mexico’s mining sector.

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Insight – Industry 4.0 transforms prospects for Australian manufacturing

26 Nov 2019 Insights

Across the world, the pace of innovation is increasing and transforming the way services are delivered and goods produced.

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Australia: Future-proofing farm management

18 Nov 2019 Insights

Systems and solutions that manage agricultural activities have been instrumental in helping Australian farmers to improve productivity, increase operating efficiency and reduce costs.

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Insight – India on the rise in latest ease of doing business rankings

8 Nov 2019 Insights

India has moved up 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations for ease of doing business, in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, released on 24 October.

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Australian agtech startup SwarmFarm wins global accolade

18 Oct 2019 Insights

Australian agtech innovation was in the spotlight recently when SwarmFarm Robotics founder Andrew Bate was awarded third place in the Agripreneur of the Year contest at the 2019 Future Agro Challenge ...

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Australia: A land of food innovators

1 Oct 2019 Insights

Renowned for clean, green and safe food production, Australia provides a strong foundation for developing ground-breaking products and technologies. Strong expertise has been developed through the cou ...

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Insight – Austrade and Export Finance Australia help defence companies go global

6 Sep 2019 Insights

Government support for Australia’s defence industries is on the increase, as two government agencies extend collaboration.

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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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Insight – Overseas R&D programs a viable export route for Australian defence contractors

4 Sep 2019 Insights

Increases in global defence spending are creating fresh opportunities for Australian companies to participate in overseas defence-innovation programs – especially in North America.

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Australia: pioneers in food waste prevention

29 Aug 2019 Insights

Australia is becoming a world leader in harnessing technologies that reduce food waste. Aided by a population that is environmentally conscious, the Australian foodtech industry has evolved products a ...

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Insight – Sri Lanka’s strategic position in the global trade route

13 Aug 2019 Insights

From elephants and spices to gems and timber, Sri Lanka has played a pivotal role in the East to West trade route for hundreds of years.

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Insight – New Korean bio-health strategy triggers opportunities for Australia in the life sciences sector

18 Jul 2019 Insights

In May 2019, South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, announced an ‘Innovative Strategy on the Bio-health Industry’. This new strategy for bio-health will provide partnership and collaboration opportuniti ...

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Insight – Australian virtual reality a real-world success in North Asia

4 Jul 2019 Insights

Australia has a long history of success in visual effects, film and post-production. Australian digital studios such as Animal Logic – who created the imagery and visual effects behind blockbuster mov ...

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Insight – What the Modi Tsunami means for Australian trade and investment in India

12 Jun 2019 Insights

With trade wars, powerful neighbours, and the odds on a recession narrowing within the next two years, considering Indian market entry has never been more mission-critical for Australian business.

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Insight – Succeeding in India’s METS sector

18 Apr 2019 Insights

India is one of Australia’s most valuable economic partners. The India Economic Strategy to 2035 states ‘there is no market over the next 20 years which offers more growth opportunities for Australian ...

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Insight – Mexico's need for upstream oil and gas solutions

21 Nov 2018 Insights

Following years of decline, oil and gas production in Mexico is on the rise, opening up opportunities for Australian suppliers and service providers.

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Insight – Capturing Hong Kong’s cyber security opportunities

30 Oct 2018 Insights

As Asia’s leading financial hub, Hong Kong is highly vulnerable to malicious cyber attacks. The territory is on the hunt for solutions and services to strengthen its cyber security defences, opening u ...

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Insight – Korea and Australia - time to join forces for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

18 Oct 2018 Insights

As Korea transitions its economy, Australia is well positioned to play a complementary role and move from a traditional supplier of raw materials and commodities, to a partner in innovation, services ...

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Insight – Finding Australia’s niche in Japan’s wine market

17 Oct 2018 Insights

The Japanese market is currently experiencing its ‘seventh wine boom’ as a surge in affordable ‘new world wines’ fuels record levels of imports. In 2017, Japan was the sixth-largest wine importing c ...

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Insight – Power play: Mexico in the market for energy solutions

15 Oct 2018 Insights

A series of reforms have dramatically reshaped Mexico’s energy and utilities sector, creating opportunities for Australian providers in construction, transmission, generation build and customer servic ...

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