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Insight – Simplifying wine exports to the UK

23 Sep 2021 Insights

On 25 July 2021, the United Kingdom’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced it will remove the requirement for all wine imports to be accompanied by VI-1 certificates. The UK is ...

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Insight – Argentina introduces quota limits on beef exports

23 Sep 2021 Insights

Argentina has introduced quota limits on beef exports until 31 August 2021, with a possible extension to 31 December 2021.

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Insight - India suspends quantitative restrictions on mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo)

23 Sep 2021 Insights

India has temporarily removed quantitative restrictions on imports of mungbeans, pigeon peas and urad (vigna mungo) until 31 October 2021.

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Joint Statement: New Zealand and Australian Trade Ministers (Ministerial)

20 Sep 2021 Media releases

Hon Damien O'Connor MP, New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth, and Hon Dan Tehan MP, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, met virtually on Monday 20 September to advance t ...

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More opportunities for Australia as Peru becomes a Party to CPTPP (Ministerial)

20 Sep 2021 Media releases

Australian farmers and businesses will get more opportunities to reach new markets and create more jobs through global trade as Peru becomes the eighth economy to bring the Comprehensive and Progressi ...

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Readying Australia's international aviation industry for take-off (Ministerial)

20 Sep 2021 Media releases

The Liberal and Nationals Government has committed a further $183.65 million to help maintain Australia's sovereign international aviation capability in readiness of international borders reopening.

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New Study Australia Employability Hub is live

20 Sep 2021 Education news

Study Australia Employability Hub is live and available for international students who study with Australia. Developed as a Digital Education Hub initiative, the Hub provides access to customised reso ...

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Next step in WTO process to support Australia's wine industry (Ministerial)

16 Sep 2021 Media releases

Australia has requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a dispute settlement panel to adjudicate anti-dumping duties imposed on Australian wine by China.

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Strengthening economic ties with Bangladesh (Ministerial)

15 Sep 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is strengthening economic ties with Bangladesh, expanding trade opportunities in this fast-growing economy that will support jobs and business growth in both countries.

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Queensland businesses on New South Wales border to benefit from multi-million-dollar funding injection (Ministerial)

14 Sep 2021 Media releases

The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments will deliver a $52.8 million emergency support package to help businesses suffering due to the border restrictions with New South Wales and to provide targe ...

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Korea whets appetite for Australian critical minerals

14 Sep 2021 Investor Update

Korean organisations are signing major offtake agreements to secure critical minerals from Australia.

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Insight – Beefed-up opportunities for export to Mexico and Chile

14 Sep 2021 Insights

The Mexican and Argentinian governments have announced recent policy changes to beef imports. This may create export opportunities in Mexico and Chile once Australian beef production increases.

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Openpay: Exporting Australian payments fintech to the UK & US

13 Sep 2021 Success stories

Openpay is an Australian fintech offering 'buy now, pay later' (BNPL) and business-to-business (B2B) payments services. The company began operating in Australia and New Zealand in 2013 and listed on t ...

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Cochlear finds new markets in sub-Saharan Africa

13 Sep 2021 Success stories

Cochlear is bringing its pioneering cochlear implants to adults and children across countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Cochlear builds on 30-year success in the Middle East and Africa

13 Sep 2021 Success stories

Cochlear is seeing the strongest growth in its 30-year history in the Middle East and Africa after establishing an office in Dubai to spearhead expansion across the region.

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Insight – E-commerce in Southeast Asia: 5 factors for Australian exporters to consider

13 Sep 2021 Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed consumers into buying an ever widening range of products online.

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Australia to host BHP’s first large-scale onsite solar farm and battery

13 Sep 2021 Investor Update

Canada’s TransAlta is building a US$54 million hybrid solar battery project for BHP. It is the first large-scale onsite solar farm and battery that BHP has commissioned.

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Japanese giants investigating Australian green hydrogen supply chains

9 Sep 2021 Investor Update

Intertek has opened a new Minerals Global Centre of Excellence in Western Australia. The facility is in Perth, home to many of the world’s minerals and mining giants. It can process 2.5 million sample ...

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Insight – Malaysia’s growing halal manufacturing sector offers export opportunities

9 Sep 2021 Insights

Malaysia’s growing halal manufacturing sector offers opportunities for Australian exporters.

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Intertek launches Minerals Global Centre of Excellence in Australia

8 Sep 2021 Investor Update

Intertek has opened a new Minerals Global Centre of Excellence in Western Australia. The facility is in Perth, home to many of the world’s minerals and mining giants. It can process 2.5 million sample ...

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