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‘Avo-cargo’ set for Asian markets in win for first-time exporters

3 Sep 2021 Success stories

Innovative Australian avocado producers are trialling exporting via sea freight for the first time, ahead of a bumper season where national production is tipped to increase by 60 per cent.

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Australia’s vibrant technology ecosystem attracts US business transformation company MTX

2 Sep 2021 Success stories

Global technology consulting firm MTX Group has established its first regional service hub in Australia. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, the hub will service the Asia-Pacific region. MTX expects t ...

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Freight lifeline gives Australian fishers time to adapt their export models

2 Sep 2021 Success stories

Mooloolaba fishing company 4 Seas is back to supplying some of Australia’s finest tropical fish to domestic and international markets after a challenging 2020 that saw the Queensland business struggle ...

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Region in focus — South Asia (part two)

1 Sep 2021 Education news

Welcome to part two of a ‘region in focus’ toolkit — a curation of new and existing resources that can help you better understand education markets in South Asia.

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WA strawberry grower adapting to new trade scenario in the wake of Covid

1 Sep 2021 Success stories

The breakdown of global supply chains due to the COVID-19 pandemic has seen Western Australian strawberry exporter Ti Produce endure a challenging 18 months, with the company facing the prospect of lo ...

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Growing interest in plant-based protein products in Malaysia create export potential

31 Aug 2021 Insights

Modern dietary trends are creating fresh demand for plant-based protein. Vegetarianism has deep cultural roots in Malaysia. However, younger generations are also developing a flexitarian approach to f ...

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Insight – Export opportunities increase as India reduces tariff on lentils

31 Aug 2021 Insights

On 27 July 2021, India reduced the import tariff on lentils for all countries. The tariff for lentils (HS0713.40.00) has dropped from 33% to 11%. Lentils from the United States, however, will be sub ...

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Turning over a new leaf: Innovative spinach grower flourishing despite obstacles

31 Aug 2021 Success stories

From devastating floods to crippling COVID-19 border restrictions, spinach producer Dicky Bill Australia has used innovative thinking to pivot around the many obstacles it has faced in the past decade ...

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Study Australia virtual education showcase a success

30 Aug 2021 Education news

Austrade South Asia recently delivered the ‘Study Australia Virtual Education Showcase’. The successful event assists in positioning Australian edtech and online education capabilities to the region.

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Emergency freight support extended to help Australian businesses (Ministerial)

27 Aug 2021 Media releases

The Coalition Government is supporting Australian jobs and businesses by providing an additional $260.9 million to maintain the critical airfreight links between Australian businesses and their intern ...

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Boost for Australia’s critical minerals sector (Ministerial)

26 Aug 2021 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan has welcomed the deal between Australia’s Renascor Resources and South Korea’s POSCO as another example of the opportunities for Australian compani ...

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Microsoft boosts hi-tech footprint in Australia’s surging space industry

25 Aug 2021 Success stories

Australia is a major focus for Microsoft’s cloud computing capabilities. There is rising demand among local businesses and ambitious space startups with innovative technologies.

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Latest insight on e-commerce in China

25 Aug 2021 Latest from Austrade

There are now more e-commerce consumers in China than in Europe and the US combined. In the last year alone, 72 million e-commerce shoppers joined this total.

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Festivals helping drive tourism recovery in Tasmania (Ministerial)

24 Aug 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is investing in Tasmanian tourism by funding four new festivals that will attract more visitors to the state and support local jobs and businesses.

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Insight – Growth opportunities in the Chilean infant food market

24 Aug 2021 Insights

The infant food market in Chile is growing rapidly, creating opportunities for Australian exporters.

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Region in focus – South Asia

24 Aug 2021 Education news

Welcome to part one of a two part ‘region in focus’ toolkit — a curation of new and existing resources that can help you better understand education markets in South Asia.

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Insight – Japan’s Green Food System Strategy

24 Aug 2021 Insights

On 12 May 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) finalised the Green Food System Strategy (the Strategy).

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Australian regtech reveals ‘low and fast’ strategy for a rapid global rollout

24 Aug 2021 Success stories

Canberra-based Castlepoint Systems has created a world first in regtech. The company built a standalone tool that can be deployed across any organisation to help audit and protect records, and manage ...

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Commercial rocket launch permit granted for South Australia (Ministerial)

23 Aug 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government has given regulatory approval for a commercial rocket launch to take place later this year from a newly licensed launch facility in South Australia.

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Study Australia Masterclass success in South Asia

23 Aug 2021 Education news

Austrade has delivered the ‘Study Australia Masterclass series’ to showcase Australian education capabilities in STEM, healthcare, IT and management to students and other key education stakeholders.

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