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Investor Update Spanish solar company establishes new HQ in Australia
22 Jan 2018
Spanish solar photovoltaic (PV) company Soltec EnergĂ­as Renovables has opened a new office in Australia as part of its Asia-Pacific regional expansion strategy.
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Latest from Austrade New report spotlights Australia’s capability in clinical trials
18 Jan 2018
Austrade’s new Clinical Trials industry capability report highlights why Australia is a leading destination for clinical research of new therapeutic products and medical devices.
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Investor Update Australia ranks third in 2018 International Innovation Scorecard
18 Jan 2018
A global ranking by the US-based Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has placed Australia third out of 38 countries in its inaugural 2018 International Innovation Scorecard.
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Success stories Hard work pays off for Acendre with successful US expansion
18 Jan 2018
Eighteen months after setting up in the US, Acendre secured its first enterprise-level customer, the US Department of Agriculture.
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Australia Unlimited feature Sparks in the desert
11 Jan 2018
Nestled deep in Australia’s red centre, the Desert Knowledge Precinct is home to innovative organisations and initiatives that create opportunities for desert communities. These include the Intyalheme ...
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Insights Insight - Australian investment in Brazil is bigger than you think
11 Jan 2018
A comprehensive stocktake of Australia’s business presence and investment position in Brazil recently completed by Austrade Sao Paulo provides compelling reading.
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Economic analysis Australia’s export performance in FY2017
22 Dec 2017
As is (almost?) traditional now, I thought I’d close the year off with a look at how Australia’s exports performed over the past financial year.
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Economic analysis Contacts are most valued by firms seeking to become internationally active
22 Dec 2017
When we reached out to internationally-active firms to ask them to complete the AIBS 2017 survey, we also interacted with 127 firms that were not internationally-active.
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Economic analysis Internationally-active businesses are Asia-capable
21 Dec 2017
The debate on Australia’s Asia capability doesn't seem to have moved very far, even when other areas of Australia's engagement with Asia have transformed significantly.
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Economic analysis Exploring firm responses to the question of FTA benefits
21 Dec 2017
Generally, broad industry surveys asking about the benefit of FTAs target a wider range of firms than those that actually use FTAs - so findings often do not accurately measure FTA utilisation.
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Media releases New Australian Accommodation Monitor for the tourism industry (Ministerial)
21 Dec 2017
The Turnbull Coalition Government will continue providing a national accommodation survey through the Australian Accommodation Monitor (AAM), a new arrangement with global data analytics provider STR.
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Economic analysis A closer look at services exports to FTA markets
21 Dec 2017
One of the features of this year's AIBS survey is the information we've collected on services exports to FTA markets.
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Economic analysis Export activity in FTA markets
20 Dec 2017
This year the AIBS survey asked respondents about their export activities across the 16 markets with which Australia had a free trade agreement (FTA) in operation.
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Latest from Austrade New Chinese tour guide course aids Australian tourism industry
20 Dec 2017
A new training course for tour guides servicing the valuable in-bound Chinese tourist market has delivered its first wave of graduates.
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Economic analysis Born Global firms - a growing feature of Australia’s internationally active business community
19 Dec 2017
This year we investigated the profile of AIBS respondents with regards to when they were established, and when they started earning international revenue. Combining these two pieces of information al ...
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Success stories | FTA Case studies North Asia goes Bananas for Australian Health Products
18 Dec 2017
Natural Evolution is the first Australian business to produce and export banana flour overseas. The company’s success has been a journey of innovation, hard work and perserverance.
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Latest from Austrade 2017 ASEAN Now report launched
18 Dec 2017
The ASEAN region is one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing and diverse markets in the world, and is ripe with opportunities for Australian companies, according to the 2017 ASEAN Now: Insights for Au ...
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Success stories Ferndale Confectionery finds a sweet spot in North Asia
18 Dec 2017
What started off as a dream in 1995 is now a reality, with Ferndale Confectionery supplying some of Australia’s most well-known sweets internationally, thanks to Australia’s North Asia free trade agre ...
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Media releases Anniversary of Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Ministerial)
15 Dec 2017
Today marks the third anniversary of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA), which entered into force on 12 December 2014.
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Media releases Digital trade breakthrough at MC11 (Ministerial)
15 Dec 2017
Australia has led an initiative at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) on e-commerce.
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