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Trade Winds
20 Mar 2017
This week’s readings highlight the important role of economic policies across diverse markets.
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Insights
Insight - Japan: Overview of Japanese pension fund market
17 Mar 2017
Japanese funds and companies have started to turn more attention offshore, to markets such as Australia, to diversify and bolster returns.
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Investor Update
US and Australian organisations partner to streamline border security through data analytics
16 Mar 2017
US-headquartered global IT company, Unisys, is joining forces with CSIRO’s Data61 to develop an advanced data analytics solution to streamline Australia’s border security assessments.
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Australia Unlimited feature
Paddy Neumann: rocket man
16 Mar 2017
New Australian technology from Dr Paddy Neumann could revolutionise space travel with a rocket drive that recycles space junk for fuel. The new rocket system, the Neumann Drive, will be tested on the ...
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Media releases
International Visitor Survey – December 2016 (Ministerial)
15 Mar 2017
Today I release the International Visitor Survey for the 2016 calendar year which shows spending by international visitors reached an unprecedented $39.1 billion last year.
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Investor Update
Acciona invests A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction company
15 Mar 2017
Spain’s Acciona plans to invest approximately A$262 million to acquire Australian engineering and construction group, Geotech. The acquisition helps expand Acciona’s presence in Australia and paves th ...
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Media releases
Government getting down to business on corporate travel (Ministerial)
14 Mar 2017
Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Keith Pitt will address the Canberra Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit on Wednesday (March 15), outlining Government policies designed to suppor ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian capabilities on show in the Middle East and North Africa
14 Mar 2017
The Australia Unlimited Middle East and North Africa (AU MENA) 2017 trade mission held this month will showcase Australia’s strong capabilities across a range of industries to deepen trade, investment ...
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Media releases
Landing Pad launched in Singapore (Ministerial)
13 Mar 2017
Today we launch Australia’s Landing Pad in Singapore with Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran. Australia and Singapore recognise the importance of innovation to modern and dynamic e ...
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Success stories
Australian startup takes digital marketing platform to US
13 Mar 2017
Core dna’s move to the US opens up a lucrative new market for its innovative platform, which combines digital marketing, e-commerce and portal tools in one managed solution.
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Economic analysis
Trade Winds
10 Mar 2017
This week’s readings provide views and analysis on Australia and the global economy.
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Economic analysis
Core Arguments and Facts of the 2017 Benchmark Report: Innovation
10 Mar 2017
Innovation is one of the six major reasons for investing in Australia underlined in Austrade’s 2017 Benchmark Report (BMR). The BMR also highlights our world-class scientific and academic institutions ...
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Economic analysis
Updating the Australian economic story
9 Mar 2017
The past month has seen several substantial data releases, including details on the Q4:2016 national accounts and balance of payments. This set of numbers provides a nice opportunity to assess the sta ...
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Investor Update
Huawei partners with James Cook University
9 Mar 2017
China’s leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, is partnering with James Cook University (JCU) to develop the latest connectivity innovation through Australia’s first Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) lab in C ...
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Latest from Austrade
Australian tech ingenuity heads to SXSW Interactive
9 Mar 2017
The promotion of Australian innovation and ingenuity across the United States continues with Austrade leading a delegation to South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2017 in Austin, Texas from 10-15 Mar ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Australia leading the global quantum race
8 Mar 2017
Physicist Michelle Simmons has turned Australia into a global powerhouse in the international race to develop a viable quantum computer.
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Australia Unlimited feature
The revolutionary blood test to detect breast cancer
8 Mar 2017
Scientist Dharmica Mistry has developed a new blood test for breast cancer that could see the end of intrusive mammograms for women.
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Investor Update
US DevOps consultancy opens Melbourne office to tap into Australia’s digital transformation
8 Mar 2017
Contino, a US-based enterprise DevOps and cloud transformation consultancy, has opened an office in Melbourne to take advantage of investment opportunities in digital transformation.
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Latest from Austrade
Developing pathways to maintain tourism growth
8 Mar 2017
Leading tourism policymakers and industry stakeholders held their first Tourism Access Working Group meeting for 2017, to ensure Australia’s tourism sector continues to grow and the government and ind ...
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Australia Unlimited feature
Social media: the new frontier in mental health
8 Mar 2017
Leading mental health researcher Helen Christensen is developing world-first digital programs designed to help reduce rates of mental illness and suicide.
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