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Global agricultural processor opens flavour creation facility in Australia
7 Apr 2017
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has opened a new flavour creation facility and customer service centre in Sydney to service customers in Australia and New Zealand.
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Australia Unlimited feature
From fish and chips to michelin stars
6 Apr 2017
Brett Graham began his career serving seafood in Newcastle and has used his down-to-earth Australian take on hospitality to claim two michelin-stars for his restaurant, The Ledbury, which is based in ...
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Investor Update
Singapore’s Equis invests A$400 million in new Australian solar projects
6 Apr 2017
Equis Energy (Equis), Asia’s largest independent renewable energy developer, has approved two solar projects involving capital investment of approximately A$400 million.
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Media releases
New direct flights between Australia and Vietnam a boost for tourism and business (Ministerial)
5 Apr 2017
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Keith Pitt MP, says new direct flights between Australia and Vietnam will boost tourism and business opportunities in both countries.
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Education news
Analysis of offshore student visa applications by citizens of The People’s Republic of China
5 Apr 2017
This analysis aims to provide a detailed overview of student visa applications lodged offshore by citizens of The People’s Republic of China from July 2015 –June 2016. The application data is segregat ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian aerospace capabilities in the spotlight at Avalon 2017
5 Apr 2017
Australia showcased its significant aerospace and aviation capabilities to the world at the Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition 2017 (Avalon 2017), held at Avalon Airport in Vict ...
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Media releases
Korea’s top asset managers look to emulate Australia’s world-class superannuation system
4 Apr 2017
Twenty of Korea’s top asset management CEOs will visit Sydney this week to explore opportunities in the Australian asset management industry.
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Latest from Austrade
Aussie agtech SproutX sows seeds for success across Latin America
4 Apr 2017
Australian agribusiness startup and innovation hub, SproutX has joined forces with Latin American-based early stage venture fund, NXTP Labs to launch AgtechPassport, an exchange program for agtech sta ...
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Investor Update
Verizon chooses Australia for its Asia-Pacific cyber security facility
4 Apr 2017
US telecommunications multinational Verizon has strengthened its cyber security capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region by opening a new security operations centre in Canberra.
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Media releases
Visit to build closer links with Vietnam (Ministerial)
3 Apr 2017
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will visit Vietnam this week to promote commercial ties with one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia.
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Media releases
Helping Aussie businesses be part of the export boom (Ministerial)
3 Apr 2017
Australian exports are booming under the trade agreements the Coalition concluded with Japan, China and Korea.
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Media releases
Business booms for Aussie exporters as Japan FTA cuts tariffs again (Ministerial)
3 Apr 2017
Tariffs under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) have been cut for the fourth time. JAEPA has eliminated tariffs on more than 3,400 Australian product lines since it entered in ...
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Investor Update
Canadian pension fund continues to invest in Australian cattle stations
3 Apr 2017
Australian agriculture continues to be an important asset category for Canadian pension funds, as demonstrated by the latest Canadian fund–backed investment by Hewitt Cattle Australia (HCA).
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
31 Mar 2017
This week the IMF explores the puzzle of productivity, and Brexit spurs reflection on the UK’s path forward.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Safe, simple and needle-free vaccinations
30 Mar 2017
Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save the lives of millions of people worldwide by giving them access to safe, effective an ...
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Media releases
$5.6 billion growth drives tourism spending above $100 billion (Ministerial)
29 Mar 2017
Spending by international and domestic visitors grew by $5.6 billion last year, with spending by Australian and international tourists exceeding $100 billion for the first time.
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Latest from Austrade
Top Japanese chefs get a taste of Australia
29 Mar 2017
Twenty of Japan’s up-and-coming chefs are in Australia from 29 March to 4 April 2017 to sample the best of the country’s premium food and beverages.
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Economic analysis
Australia has experienced the longest period of economic growth in the developed world
29 Mar 2017
Australia's economy grew a strong 1.1 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4), lifting Australia's annual economic growth to 2.5 per cent in 2016, according to the latest National Accounts figures release ...
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Investor Update
Leading UK and local investors to open new Brisbane hotel
28 Mar 2017
UK-based InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in partnership with Pro-invest, a leading hospitality investment platform in Australasia, have announced plans to open a new Holiday Inn Express hotel in B ...
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Media releases
New agreement with China to drive economic co-operation (Ministerial)
24 Mar 2017
Today, I signed an important agreement with China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan that will underpin greater trade and investment between our two countries.
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