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Strengthening our trade relationship with India (Ministerial)

31 Jul 2021 Media releases

Former Australian Prime Minister the Hon Tony Abbott AC will travel to India to progress our significant economic and trade relationship under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

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Australian canola seeds make welcome return to Pakistan

29 Jul 2021 Success stories

The Australian Government acted quickly to secure import permits for Australian canola seeds, reopening an export market that was dormant for several years.

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An extra $7 million to support regional arts and entertainment (Ministerial)

28 Jul 2021 Media releases

More than $7 million will flow to regional arts and entertainment organisations to attract additional tourists to Australian regions and to speed economic recovery in communities hit hard by COVID-19, ...

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Insight – EU ruling opens up marketing opportunities for Australian plant-based food exporters

28 Jul 2021 Insights

Australian plant-based food exporters have more flexibility to market their products after the European Commission withdrew a key amendment.

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Compass Cannabis moves into Australia with first internationally operated clinics

28 Jul 2021 Success stories

Compass Cannabis operates one of the longest-running networks of holistic medicinal cannabis clinics in Canada. The company is zooming in on Australia’s burgeoning medicinal cannabis market.

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Share your views on the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

28 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) would like your opinion of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA).

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Boosting Tasmanian tourism (Ministerial)

27 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is providing $5.14 million to fund new tourist attractions in Tasmania, including mountain bike trails, rock climbing and farm experiences, to attract more visitors to the isla ...

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Insight – Navigating the Halal market in Malaysia

23 Jul 2021 Insights

Malaysia’s population of 16 million Muslims is driving demand for Halal products. Its proximity to Muslim markets such as Indonesia and the Middle East also offers strong export opportunities.

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Applications open for COALAR grants supporting sustainable Australia-Latin America projects

22 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

Applications are open for the Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) Grant Round for 2021–2022.

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Insight – Korean battery manufacturers’ rapid growth presents opportunities for Australian critical minerals

22 Jul 2021 Insights

Korean battery manufacturers are seeking strategic partnerships with Australian miners as they look to secure stable supplies of critical minerals such as cobalt, lithium, nickel and manganese.

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Australian nano-satellite pioneer Fleet Space on a US trajectory

21 Jul 2021 Success stories

Australia’s Fleet Space Technologies is a satellite company whose leap-frog technology helps utility companies protect critical infrastructure in remote places

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Australian fire tank system to boost US firefighting efforts

21 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

Australian aerial firefighting company Helitak will play an expanded role in helping fight fires in the US after receiving FAA certification for its FT4500 Black Hawk Fire Tank.

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Insight – Australian retail and commerce technology making waves globally

21 Jul 2021 Insights

Australian companies offer retail and commerce technology that help companies better understand their customers and create compelling content.

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Insight – Russia and Thailand issue temporary bans on imports of live cattle, buffalo and their products

19 Jul 2021 Insights

Russia and Thailand have issued temporary bans on imports of live cattle, buffalo and their products due to the spread of lumpy skin disease virus.

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Business blooming for flower exporters (Ministerial)

19 Jul 2021 Media releases

Morrison Government support has helped Australia's largest wildflower exporter to weather the COVID-19 storm and support local jobs and businesses.

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Supporting local jobs and businesses through trade with Japan (Ministerial)

16 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia's relationship with Japan while supporting local jobs and businesses to succeed internationally.

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Strengthening tourism ties with Japan (Ministerial)

16 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is supporting Australian tourism jobs and businesses by strengthening ties with Japan, one of our largest visitor markets.

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Japan-Australia Ministerial Economic Dialogue (Ministerial)

15 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, and the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, HE Mr Kajiyama Hiroshi co-chaired the third Japan-Australia M ...

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Leggo’s launches classic Italian food brands in India via e-commerce

15 Jul 2021 Success stories

Food manufacturer Simplot Australia has used e-commerce platforms to launch its Leggo’s brand of Italian themed pestos and sauces in India.

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Made Group lands juicy deal in Japan

14 Jul 2021 Success stories

Made Group is exporting its Impressed cold-pressed fruit juices to Japan after it enlisted Austrade for assistance.

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