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Reid Fruits deploys Laava’s Digital Fingerprints to outsmart counterfeiters

21 Jan 2020 Success stories

Tasmanian cherry grower Reid Fruits has teamed up with brand and product integrity startup Laava to prevent counterfeiters from copying Reid’s distinctive packaging.

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Insight – Japanese defence market seeks international collaborators

20 Jan 2020 Insights

Like many countries, Japan is undertaking a significant renewal and upgrade of its defence and security capabilities. The Japanese Government is spending just under A$370 billion on defence up until e ...

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CRiskCo finds receptive new market in Australia

16 Jan 2020 Success stories

A government innovation program enabled Israeli fintech CRiskCo to establish a subsidiary in Australia to grow its business and benefit from the country’s integrated startup ecosystem.

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Chinese fund invests A$45 million into South Australian health and biotech industry

14 Jan 2020 Investor Update

A Chinese fund has invested A$45 million to accelerate the development and commercialisation of translational health and medical research outcomes from South Australia. The investment will enable rese ...

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Australia's Rubicon Water improves water efficiency for India's farmers

14 Jan 2020 Success stories

Rubicon Water shows how innovative Australian technology and a consistent market focus can lead to commercial success in India.

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More tariff cuts under Australia's free trade deals (Ministerial)

2 Jan 2020 Media releases

Federal Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said the latest round of tariff cuts under our trade agreements with China and South Korea as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) would build on the ...

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Australian institute teams up with China Grand Pharma to develop world-first drug

23 Dec 2019 Investor Update

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics has signed a significant commercial agreement with China Grand Pharma to develop the world’s first small molecule drug to treat diseases caused by human p ...

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Australia's Macquarie University leads the way in executive education

19 Dec 2019 Success stories

Macquarie Business School shows how specialist executive education can help drive growth in a major market like India.

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Insight – Uncorking the growing wine market in India

18 Dec 2019 Insights

In a country with a population of 1.3 billion and where around 700 million people are above the legal drinking age – a number growing by 19 million a year – India is a market with many opportunities f ...

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Australian international education milestones in 2019

17 Dec 2019 Education news

We’d like to thank all our Austrade clients and partners for your support in 2019. Its been a big year of change. The Austrade international education team has collated some facts and figures on our e ...

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Insight – The growing appetite for international food and beverage in India

16 Dec 2019 Insights

Australian food businesses will find a warm reception in India, where the expanding middle-class population, modern retail formats and entry of international e-commerce platforms are driving growth in ...

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RMIT brings a slice of Australian education to India’s hill stations

16 Dec 2019 Success stories

RMIT has been holding a series of Summer Schools in India’s north and is considering a Winter School in the south.

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FTAs help gourmet Victorian goats’ cheese crack US market

13 Dec 2019 Success stories FTA Case studies

Victoria’s iconic Meredith Dairy brand has leapt from local farmer’s markets to smart New York delis in just 15 years.

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Insight – India provides fertile ground for agtech collaboration

12 Dec 2019 Insights

The use of innovative technology in agriculture – agtech – has fundamentally disrupted conventional production techniques and market linkages in the Indian agricultural sector.

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Australian AI startup cracks China partnership opportunity

9 Dec 2019 Success stories

Rich Data Corporation is no ordinary startup. In just three years, the company has opened offices in China and Singapore, secured a strategic partnership with Chinese tech giant Inspur, and completed ...

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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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Bringing power to the people

4 Dec 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian startup Okra Solar has taken out the champion prize for the “Hardware Battlefield” at the TechCrunch conference and VC meetup in Shenzhen in November.

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Australia ratifies trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru (Ministerial)

3 Dec 2019 Media releases

Australia has today ratified its free trade agreements with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru, a move that will give our farmers access to more markets, greater opportunities for our businesses, create mo ...

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2019 Australian Export Award Winners Announced

3 Dec 2019 Media releases

Australia’s most successful exporters have been recognised at the 57th Australian Export Awards in Parliament House, Canberra this evening. Thirteen businesses from around Australia have been awarded ...

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Recognising Australia’s exceptional exporters (Ministerial)

3 Dec 2019 Media releases

Australia’s top exporters have tonight been honoured for the significant contribution they make to our economy at the 57th Australian Export Awards in Canberra. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Invest ...

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