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Trade Winds
29 Sep 2017
This week’s readings include a report on Australia’s regional fintech leadership (second behind China and ahead of Japan), and a description of the Agrifood technology industry - an industry attractin ...
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Economic analysis
Australia’s AAA credit rating and its outlook remain strong
29 Sep 2017
The international credit agency Moody's Investors Service assessment of the Australian outlook is that the economy will extend its uninterrupted 26-year record of economic growth into the foreseeable ...
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Education news
Perceptions of agents and employers Report
28 Sep 2017
This report focuses on the perceptions of education agents and employers of Australia.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Betty Tran: A cross cultural couture journey
28 Sep 2017
Since launching her fashion brand in 2012, Betty Tran has built a global empire fuelled by glamorous gowns and a commitment to giving back. The Vietnamese-Australian designer is renowned for her red c ...
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Investor Update
Italian F&B company invests in Australian fine foods
26 Sep 2017
Italy’s Inalca Food & Beverage (IF&B) has increased its majority stake in Australia’s Fresco Gourmet Pty Ltd (Fresco) and Itaus Pty Ltd (Itaus), to 100 per cent ownership.
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Investor Update
Irish fintech company enters Australia
25 Sep 2017
Ireland-based company, AutoEntry has opened its first Australian office at a fintech hub in Melbourne’s east. Its app helps accountants and bookkeepers automate processes.
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Insights
Insight - Modernising India’s logistics and transport infrastructure
25 Sep 2017
The Indian government’s massive initiative to modernise India’s logistics sector provides significant opportunities for Australian companies to contribute with products and services.
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Education news
Help us shape the MIP – participate in the MIP User Survey
22 Sep 2017
Austrade has engaged an independent research company, Wallis Market and Social Research, to undertake a survey of the Market Information Package (MIP). You are strongly encouraged to participate in th ...
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Education news
Austrade releases new student testimonial videos
22 Sep 2017
A series of videos showcasing first-hand perspectives of international students currently studying in Australia are now available for use by institutions.
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Investor Update
Monash University Incubator attracts world-class manufacturer
22 Sep 2017
Leading Greek yoghurt manufacturer, Chobani, is the first client to use the new Monash University A$3 million incubation facility.
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Media releases
Celebrating trade and investment ties with Japan
21 Sep 2017
Austrade and the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee will launch a Japanese-language version of Japanese Investment in Australia – A trusted partnership at a special lunch in Sydney tomorr ...
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Education news
Perception of Australia Future Unlimited Report
21 Sep 2017
This report focuses on the perceptions of prospective students and parents in China, India and Indonesia on the Future Unlimited brand.
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Economic analysis
Funding Australia’s current account deficit
21 Sep 2017
The current account deficit for 2016-17 dropped to just $29.5 billion, down from more than $74 billion in FY 2016.
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Education news
Online education and edtech opportunities in China: A focus on the K–12 sector
21 Sep 2017
This China market report on online education (including edtech) in the K–12 sector aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the K–12 online education landscape in China and to provide insight and ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Paul Dastoor: In sunshine or in shadow
21 Sep 2017
Professor Paul Dastoor leads a team of 30 researchers who have shown that sheets of transparency plastic printed solar panels with light-absorbing electronic inks can conduct electricity. This technol ...
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Investor Update
Leading US data centre provider opens fifth Australian centre
20 Sep 2017
San Francisco-headquartered data centre provider, Digital Realty, announced construction has commenced on its new facility in Western Sydney.
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Success stories
Bottles of Australia: Finding Export Success in Korea
20 Sep 2017
Australian company, Bottles of Australia, has grown its business to become one of the top sports bottle manufacturers in Australia.
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Economic analysis
E-commerce and Australian business
20 Sep 2017
While Australian businesses are taking advantage of the digital economy, the rate of adoption is perhaps not yet as widespread as might be assumed based purely on some of the breathless talk about the ...
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Education news
Observations from a Trade Commissioner - Mexico
19 Sep 2017
Chris Rodwell, Trade Commissioner, Austrade Mexico provides his observations and insights of education opportunities, challenges, competitor activity and Austrade education initiatives in market.
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Economic analysis
An update on Australian businesses’ export propensity
19 Sep 2017
Each year we take a look at the ABS report on the Selected Characteristics of Australian Businesses, which provides us with some numbers on the share of Australian firms that sell overseas.
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