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Helping Aussie businesses be part of the export boom (Ministerial)
3 Apr 2017
Australian exports are booming under the trade agreements the Coalition concluded with Japan, China and Korea.
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Business booms for Aussie exporters as Japan FTA cuts tariffs again (Ministerial)
3 Apr 2017
Tariffs under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) have been cut for the fourth time. JAEPA has eliminated tariffs on more than 3,400 Australian product lines since it entered in ...
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Investor Update
Canadian pension fund continues to invest in Australian cattle stations
3 Apr 2017
Australian agriculture continues to be an important asset category for Canadian pension funds, as demonstrated by the latest Canadian fund–backed investment by Hewitt Cattle Australia (HCA).
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
31 Mar 2017
This week the IMF explores the puzzle of productivity, and Brexit spurs reflection on the UK’s path forward.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Safe, simple and needle-free vaccinations
30 Mar 2017
Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save the lives of millions of people worldwide by giving them access to safe, effective an ...
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$5.6 billion growth drives tourism spending above $100 billion (Ministerial)
29 Mar 2017
Spending by international and domestic visitors grew by $5.6 billion last year, with spending by Australian and international tourists exceeding $100 billion for the first time.
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Latest from Austrade
Top Japanese chefs get a taste of Australia
29 Mar 2017
Twenty of Japan’s up-and-coming chefs are in Australia from 29 March to 4 April 2017 to sample the best of the country’s premium food and beverages.
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Economic analysis
Australia has experienced the longest period of economic growth in the developed world
29 Mar 2017
Australia's economy grew a strong 1.1 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4), lifting Australia's annual economic growth to 2.5 per cent in 2016, according to the latest National Accounts figures release ...
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Investor Update
Leading UK and local investors to open new Brisbane hotel
28 Mar 2017
UK-based InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in partnership with Pro-invest, a leading hospitality investment platform in Australasia, have announced plans to open a new Holiday Inn Express hotel in B ...
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Media releases
New agreement with China to drive economic co-operation (Ministerial)
24 Mar 2017
Today, I signed an important agreement with China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan that will underpin greater trade and investment between our two countries.
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Joint Statement to grow agricultural trade with China (Ministerial)
24 Mar 2017
The Coalition Government today signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia's red meat and live animal export industries. The deal which also promotes food safe ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
24 Mar 2017
This week’s articles touch on LNG, services trade and the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as the bilateral economic relationship between Australia and each of its top two trading partners.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australians leading the way in science
23 Mar 2017
Meet the next generation of scientific leaders who are developing our knowledge of the universe and finding new ways to solve complex problems. From a heart device that works without a pulse, to the r ...
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Media releases
Tourism drives Australia’s trade in services (Ministerial)
21 Mar 2017
Australia’s trade in services recorded strong growth in 2015-16, increasing 7.7 per cent to $146 billion.
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Latest from Austrade
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Austrade sign fintech collaboration agreement
21 Mar 2017
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Austrade have signed a new collaboration agreement to support the flow of fintech innovation between Australia and the UK.
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Investor Update
US-based cyber security company UpGuard launches Sydney office
21 Mar 2017
UpGuard, an Australian-founded cyber security startup, is opening an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, five years after moving to Silicon Valley.
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Success stories
US headquarters benefits Australian startup
21 Mar 2017
LiveTiles’ launch in the US paved the way to success for this innovative Australian startup – a leader in creating digital experiences to help organisations collaborate and prioritise the human experi ...
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Media releases
Australian innovators eye China’s vibrant fintech hubs
20 Mar 2017
Australian financial technology companies will have their sights set firmly on China during an Austrade delegation to Shenzhen and Shanghai on 21–23 March, 2017.
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Latest from Austrade
Mexico’s oil and gas sector flowing with opportunities
20 Mar 2017
Sweeping reform of Mexico’s energy sector is creating new business opportunities for Australian companies as the country’s oil and gas industry opens up to foreign investment for the first time since ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
20 Mar 2017
This week’s readings highlight the important role of economic policies across diverse markets.
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