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Insight – What the Modi Tsunami means for Australian trade and investment in India

12 Jun 2019 Insights

With trade wars, powerful neighbours, and the odds on a recession narrowing within the next two years, considering Indian market entry has never been more mission-critical for Australian business.

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G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will attend the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and the Digital Economy in ...

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Artisan crisp bread company breaks new ground

7 Jun 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Founded in 2003, Ricci’s Bikkies has taken its preservative-free crisp breads all the way from local delicatessens to national retail chains. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements, its di ...

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Australia’s quarterly trade surplus reaches record high (Ministerial)

7 Jun 2019 Media releases

Australia’s trade surplus reached a record high last quarter, highlighting the important contribution of the nation’s export sector to the Australian economy and to creating more jobs.

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Royal Australian Navy takes top defence products and services to our neighbours

6 Jun 2019 Latest from Austrade

For the past two months, the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy ― the 28,000 tonne HMAS Canberra ― has provided a platform to promote some of Australia’s leading defence and humanitarian technologi ...

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Hussey & Co Finds Fresh Markets in Asia

3 Jun 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements are helping Hussey & Co export fresh salad leaves to Asia’s health-conscious consumers.

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Australian macadamias crack China’s market

29 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

A family dream turned into a reality, Brookfarm has been producing homegrown macadamia products for the past 20 years. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is sharing ...

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The world’s an oyster for Australian manufacturer

28 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Adelaide-based company, SEAPA, has been exporting its innovative oyster farming baskets since 2001. Originally exporting to Europe and North America, the company is now hoping to expand to Asia, with ...

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Free Trade Agreements the backbone of global success for Medtech company

28 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Since 1993, Austofix has been designing and manufacturing a, range of medical devices for patients around the world. Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are helping the compan yto grow through e ...

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Mining manufacturer set to hit new heights in Latin America

27 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Scorpion Jacks has been supplying its heavy lifting equipment to Australia and overseas markets for over a decade. With the help of Australia’s free trade agreements, the company now has its sights on ...

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Australian manufacturer bathes in global export success

27 May 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Stormtech has been designing and manufacturing drainage systems since 1989. With the help of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the company is now sharing its innovative ideas with the world.

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Longer term perspectives from 2019 in the China education market

23 May 2019 Education news MIP subscriber content

Austrade was recently involved in the Australia China Education Business Planning Summit, which brought together over 130 participants including Australian education providers, state governments and e ...

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Australia’s nation brand

17 May 2019 Education news

We are currently developing a nation brand that will be easily understood, consistently recognisable, quintessentially Australian and adaptable for different uses and industries. This new nation brand ...

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Global MBA to boost Australia’s education exports

15 May 2019 Speeches

Keynote address at the Macquarie University Global MBA Launch by Dr Stephanie Fahey, CEO, Austrade

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Luxury resort’s A$120m upgrade revitalises storm-damaged Whitsundays tourism

14 May 2019 Investor Update

The Daydream Island resort in the Whitsunday Islands has reopened after a A$120 million rebuild by owners, China Capital Investment Group. The island and its iconic ‘living reef’ resort were badly dam ...

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Edu-tourism and the impact of international students

10 May 2019 Education news

Austrade’s Rebecca Hall and Amy Godfrey have written an article on the significant contribution that international education makes to Australia’s tourism performance, as part of IEAA’s ‘Broaden our Ho ...

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Australian space startup launches to the world

8 May 2019 Success stories

Through a first-of-its-kind online marketplace for Earth observation data, Australian startup Arlula is making space more accessible for organisations around the globe

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Australian innovators sharpen skills at the cutting edge of German manufacturing

3 May 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australia’s advanced manufacturing sector received a boost in April as Austrade and the Flinders University New Venture Institute led representatives from seven Australian businesses to Hannover Messe ...

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A$8 billion aerospace sector could add thrust to Australian exports

3 May 2019 Latest from Austrade

Singapore has a global reputation as an aviation hub, but its fast-growing aerospace industry – which includes aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and manufacturing – provides opportunitie ...

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Additional evidence required for Nepal VET student visa applicants

30 Apr 2019 Education news

From 1 May 2019, the Department of Home Affairs will require all VET student visa applicants from Nepal to provide evidence of English language skills and financial capacity.

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