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Austrade launches new guide to exporting complementary medicines to China
9 May 2017
Austrade has released a new guide for Australian businesses that want to enter China’s US$30 billion health food market.
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Media releases
Aussie expertise exported to the United States (Ministerial)
7 May 2017
Today I release a landmark report, which sheds light on the significant impact Australian investors are making in the United States. The report, by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Aust ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
5 May 2017
This week’s readings touch on emerging trends impacting global trade and production – digitisation, robots and diaspora.
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Investor Update
Japanese university to open first offshore campus in Australia
5 May 2017
Nihon University is opening its first campus outside of Japan in Newcastle, New South Wales.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Grain gain: groundbreaking technology helps farmers
4 May 2017
Emma Weston is passionate about ensuring wheat farmers get paid fast and fairly. Her company, AgriDigital, is revolutionising the agriculture industry after conducting the world’s first live settlemen ...
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Catching deep sea fishing and aquaculture opportunities in India
4 May 2017
The Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu will provide A$300 million over the next three years to develop infrastructure for deep sea fishing off the coast of Tamil Nadu, opening up opp ...
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Economic analysis
2017 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index
4 May 2017
AT Kearney’s FDI Confidence Index for 2017 shows that investors’ confidence in Australia remains strong. The Index ranks Australia in the top 10 for the seventh year in a row (ninth place this year, ...
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Economic analysis
Australia is maintaining its attraction for Chinese investors
3 May 2017
Australia remains the second biggest recipient of Chinese overseas direct investment (ODI) globally, worth A$120 billion (about US$90 billion) of accumulated new investment since 2007, according to th ...
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Investor Update
Shanghai Zhongfu and CSIRO partner on cotton trials in northern Australia
2 May 2017
Kimberley Agricultural Investment (KAI), a subsidiary of Chinese company Shanghai Zhongfu, is working with CSIRO to trial a new genetically modified cotton variety in northern Australia.
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Media releases
FTA Portal extended to cover additional markets (Ministerial)
2 May 2017
I am pleased to announce the expansion of the Government’s FTA Portal, further delivering on our election commitment to assist Australian businesses take advantage of the opportunities provided by our ...
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Education news
Australia–India MOU builds relationship through sport
1 May 2017
The Indian sports ecosystem is developing quickly and Australian organisations are well placed to provide expertise in sports technology, training, consultancy and education.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
28 Apr 2017
This week’s readings include a closer look at the benefits of trade and outward investment to Australia’s economy, and includes a status report on the Tourism2020 Strategy.
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Myanmar mission to highlight mining, oil and gas opportunities
28 Apr 2017
Australian resources companies can hear first-hand about opportunities in Myanmar when a delegation representing the country’s top resources officials visits Australia in May.
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Investor Update
Shell to create 350 new jobs in Queensland coal seam gas projects
28 Apr 2017
Shell Australia’s QGC joint venture has announced plans to drill up to 161 additional natural gas wells in Queensland.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Light-stopping technology key breakthrough for quantum computing
27 Apr 2017
In their quest to develop an optical quantum computer, physicists at the Australian National University have brought light to a standstill inside a cloud of ultra-cold atoms, an important prerequisite ...
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Investor Update
Singaporean investment company and Starwood Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts sign hotel management agreement
26 Apr 2017
The Four Points by Sheraton, Melbourne Docklands hotel has opened in the new Marina Tower development at Melbourne’s Docklands. The Marina Tower development is a three-tower mixed-use site owned by Hi ...
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Success stories
Driving success in road safety management
25 Apr 2017
With one of the highest road fatality rates in the world estimated at more than 200,000 deaths per year, road safety is a major problem in India.
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Investor Update
Israeli cyber security and defence training company to open Australian HQ
24 Apr 2017
Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is relocating its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
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Media releases
Australian training operators ready to help meet China’s growing aged-care needs
21 Apr 2017
A ground-breaking delegation of Australian aged-care training providers to China will visit Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai from 24–28 April to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of China’s 222 mi ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
21 Apr 2017
This week’s articles include IMF and RBA’s latest views on the international economy. We also take a closer look at the impact of transitioning economies on the status of ‘middle-skilled’ labour, and ...
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