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Japanese Investment in Australia (Ministerial)
28 Jul 2017
Today I launch Japanese Investment in Australia: A Trusted Partnership, which shows how one of Australia's oldest economic partners is building on established ties to support the next wave of innovati ...
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Australia’s smart energy supply and storage expertise highlighted in new report
28 Jul 2017
Australia’s expertise in innovative energy generation, storage and management solutions is highlighted in Austrade’s new Microgrids, smart grids and energy storage solutions industry capability report ...
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New International Trade Facilitation Arrangements
27 Jul 2017
Australia has entered into several new international arrangements which will improve the nation’s competitiveness and ability to trade globally.
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Investor Update
World’s largest battery to be built in South Australia
25 Jul 2017
A consortium involving Tesla, French company Neoen and the South Australian Government will deliver what is reputed to be the world's largest lithium ion battery.
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Education news
Australian education technology capability report
24 Jul 2017
Australia leads the way with education technology solutions for policy makers and governments, education providers and employers, learners and investors. This report discusses why Australia is a high ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
21 Jul 2017
This week’s readings begin with the concept of soft power, its measurement and its impact on international business and foreign policy.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian power for the future
20 Jul 2017
Professor Rose Amal is developing technology that uses sunlight to transform unwanted carbon dioxide into environmentally friendly fuels that could power the future.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
20 Jul 2017
This week’s articles provide an update on the state of G20 trade, and present views on economic reform in India.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australian solar company lighting up India's slums
13 Jul 2017
Pollinate Energy is helping to change the lives of poor families in India by providing solar-powered lights as an alternative to kerosene lamps, which emit deadly toxic fumes.
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Investor Update
AstraZeneca invests a further A$100 million into its Sydney facility
13 Jul 2017
AstraZeneca is reinvesting a further A$100 million to expand its manufacturing facility in North Ryde, Sydney.
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Investor Update
Goldwind invests in the largest wind project in Australia
12 Jul 2017
Leading Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, Xinjiang Goldwind (Goldwind), is investing A$110 million to acquire Australia’s largest wind development projects, Victoria’s Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, fro ...
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
10 Jul 2017
This week’s readings include recent Australian essays on Asia, reports on the education opportunity in India and emerging technologies.
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Investor Update
Spanish agricultural biotech invests in Australian agtech
7 Jul 2017
The Spanish agricultural biotech R&D company, Symborg, has invested in Australian agricultural biotech company, thinkbio.
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Thailand is enamoured with Aussie mandarins
7 Jul 2017
Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative.
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Success stories
Equinix is meeting Australia’s business needs for more data at faster speeds
5 Jul 2017
Equinix has invested approximately US$400 million in Australia and currently operates five data centres in Australia – four in Sydney and one in Melbourne – servicing the growing business populations ...
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Success stories
MTR transforms Australia’s largest cities with world-class fast and frequent trains
5 Jul 2017
Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation is one of the world’s leading multinational railway companies. In 2015, MTR serviced more than 3.5 billion passengers on railway networks in Hong Kong, Sweden, the UK, Chin ...
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Success stories
Mitsui & Co. played a pivotal role to develop and expand Australia’s export commodities
5 Jul 2017
Mitsui was the first Japanese company to invest in Australian coal mines in the 1960s. Mitsui initially partnered with Thiess to develop and invest in the Moura coal mine in Central Queensland, just s ...
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Success stories
Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, made Australia its largest base outside the US
5 Jul 2017
Celebrating its 90th anniversary in Australia in 2017, Boeing has invested approximately A$1 billion in its Australian operations over the years.
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Success stories
Ferrero builds on its 40 year investment with a commitment to Australian communities
5 Jul 2017
Ferrero Australia started in 1974 and since that time has sold in Australia and New Zealand famous Ferrero brands such as Tic Tac, Nutella, Ferrero Rocher, Kinder Surprise and Bueno.
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Success stories
Tasmanian startup gets a boost in Bosch’s first global agtech investment
5 Jul 2017
In 2016, Tasmanian agricultural technology startup, The Yield, received A$2.5 million from one of Europe’s largest conglomerates, the Bosch Group on top of a seed investment of $500,000 in 2015.
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