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Insight – Brands tap into Chinese culture for e-commerce success

23 Aug 2021 Insights

Cultural heritage is becoming a bigger driver in the Chinese market. Consumers are showing more national pride in their own heritage and stories. Brands that engage with these pieces of culture are re ...

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Insight – New EU Code of Conduct has implications for Australian exporters

23 Aug 2021 Insights

On 5 July 2021, the European Commission implemented the European Union (EU) Code of Conduct for Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices (the Code).

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Regtech startup LAB Group expands into global markets

23 Aug 2021 Success stories

LAB Group is an Australian regtech (regulation technology) startup that provides compliance services to the financial services industry.

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Assistance grants for WA tourism businesses impacted by COVID-19 (Ministerial)

22 Aug 2021 Media releases

Western Australian tourism businesses impacted by COVID-19 will soon be able to apply for funding support under a new joint Commonwealth-State program valued at up to $16.8 million.

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Chobani tastes success in Australia’s thriving food manufacturing industry

20 Aug 2021 Success stories

US food maker Chobani is expanding its Australian manufacturing operations to increase production capacity.

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Keywords Studios ready to play in Australia

18 Aug 2021 Investor Update

The studio behind Fortnite, Mortal Kombat and Halo has found a home in Australia. Keywords Studios will set up its Australian Headquarters and Development Studio in Melbourne.

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Foreign investment helping Australia transition to a green future

18 Aug 2021 Investor Update

Foreign direct investment is supporting Australia to lower carbon emissions and move towards sustainable energy sources.

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Grants to boost Australian exporters’ global growth (Ministerial)

16 Aug 2021 Media releases

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment said recent reforms to export grants would better support Australian exporters to succeed on the world stage, supporting local jobs and businesses.

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Investment by Revolut helps build fintech IP and skills in Australia

16 Aug 2021 Success stories

Revolut is a startup superstar. The London-based fintech was founded in 2015 and is now worth US$33 billion.

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Home fitness pioneer Peloton takes Australians for a high-tech spin

16 Aug 2021 Success stories

Peloton believes its digital interactive experience is the perfect fit for sports-mad Australians. With its launch in Australia, the company aims to be the go-to anytime, anywhere fitness solution.

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Investment by US-based Moog Inc. triggers high-tech defence exports

13 Aug 2021 Success stories

Moog Inc. is a US-based engineering company. It makes motion control and electronic solutions for industrial, defence and aerospace customers. These include flight controls for the new F-35 Joint Stri ...

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Australian infrastructure still holds appeal for investors

12 Aug 2021 Investor Update

Australia remains an attractive location for infrastructure investment, according to the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Investment Report.

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Insight – The limited impact of the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Australian agriculture

12 Aug 2021 Insights

The European Commission has presented its ‘Fit for 55’ package. The package aims to meet the European Union (EU) target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% on 1990 levels by 2030. T ...

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Australia: home to 48 of the world’s top 50 most innovative companies

11 Aug 2021 Investor Update

International companies are leveraging Australia’s talent, government support and research to boost productivity, competitiveness and growth.

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UK fintech disruptor lowers cost of currency transfers

11 Aug 2021 Success stories

Today’s fintech is tackling an ancient challenge: how to move money across the world as fast and cheaply as possible. Bank-based methods are costly because commissions are charged by intermediary bank ...

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Developing critical mineral trade and investment to India (Ministerial)

10 Aug 2021 Media releases

Australia has the opportunity to become a major supplier of critical minerals to India, supporting jobs, supply chains, and innovation in both countries.

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Insight – Australia can help Malaysia develop its senior living sector

10 Aug 2021 Insights

Australia can play a significant role in helping Malaysia prepare for the needs of its ageing population. Austrade has identified an immediate need for solutions and services providers, consultants an ...

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Insight – E-commerce and live streaming remain strong in China

6 Aug 2021 Insights

China’s second-biggest shopping festival of the year, 618, took place on 18 June. The e-commerce event produced sales records and surprising figures.

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Study Australia launches Work Readiness Micro-credential

4 Aug 2021 Education news

As part of our ongoing Digital Education Hub program, Austrade is pleased to launch a new suite of micro-credentials for both international students and graduates. The first of these is our Work Readi ...

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Australian METS breaks new ground in India’s booming coalmining sector

2 Aug 2021 Success stories

VLI is a mining equipment technology and services (METS) company that is growing steadily in India’s mining sector. The company’s underground diesel transport vehicles are helping improve output and s ...

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