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New direct flights to boost visitor numbers into northern Australia

20 Jun 2018 Investor Update

New direct flight routes between Singapore and Broome, and Shenzhen and Darwin are expected to boost visitor numbers into northern Australia.

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Canadian long-duration bulk energy storage company enters Australian market

19 Jun 2018 Investor Update

Hydrostor, a Canadian company specialising in advanced compressed air energy storage (A CAES), is establishing a new head office and demonstration power plant in Australia.

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Free Trade in Asia Driving Export Expansion

18 Jun 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Australia’s largest manufacturer of enclosures, racks and cabinets has built a strong international presence with the help of the North Asian Free Trade Agreements

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Women in Export Scholarship winner (Ministerial)

18 Jun 2018 Media releases

I am pleased to announce Dalene Wray as the winner of this year’s Chief Executive Women (CEW) Austrade Women in Export Scholarship.

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A look at the Foreign Investment Review Board 2016–17 Annual Report

18 Jun 2018 Investor Update

Australia continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investment, with China and the US the top two sources of approved investment.

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Australia remained in the top ten global destinations for FDI in 2017

15 Jun 2018 Investor Update

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Australia, which more than doubled in 2016, maintained their high level at US$46 billion in 2017.

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Australian filmmakers explore opportunities in China (Ministerial)

14 Jun 2018 Media releases

Australian film production capability will be showcased in China this week during a delegation visit to discuss opportunities for joint projects.

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US private equity investor acquires Accolade Wines for A$1 billion

13 Jun 2018 Investor Update

The Carlyle Group has acquired South Australian wine company Accolade Wines for A$1 billion.

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Aussie Cleaning Manufacturer Shines in North Asia

13 Jun 2018 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Established in 1995, OzKleen is one of Australia’s largest cleaning product manufacturers. Thanks partly to Australia’s Free Trade Agreements, the company has secured strong international partnerships ...

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Trade, Tourism and Investment Ministers' Meeting (Ministerial)

13 Jun 2018 Media releases

Today I will chair a meeting of Australia’s Trade and Investment Ministers and Tourism Ministers in Adelaide. We will discuss ways to further grow Australia’s exports, increase investment and attract ...

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Tapping global growth in online sales (Ministerial)

12 Jun 2018 Media releases

I am pleased to launch a new guide to help Australian export businesses harness the power of e-commerce to expand into global markets.

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Australian business leaders to spearhead new unifying nation brand initiative

8 Jun 2018 Media releases

Australian business leaders from a cross section of some of the country’s most iconic businesses, technology firms and arts institutions today joined in Canberra to spearhead an ambitious new project ...

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Nominations open for Australian Export Awards (Ministerial)

8 Jun 2018 Media releases

Australia's exporters will be awarded for their work creating jobs and driving economic growth at the 56th Australian Export Awards.

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A new nation brand for Australia (Ministerial)

8 Jun 2018 Media releases

Australia's Nation Brand Advisory Council will meet for the first time today as the Turnbull Government works to create a new nation brand for Australia to drive exports and investment.

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ASEAN — Report on student pathways and implications for promotional strategy

7 Jun 2018 Education news

Many ASEAN students who choose Australia as their study destination for VET or higher education have visited before as a tourist, a working holiday maker or even as a student in another sector.

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Chinese education exports reach $10 billion

7 Jun 2018 Economic analysis

Chinese education related personal travel exports reached $10 billion for the first time, an increase of $1.9 billion. Despite the percentage growth slowing from 35 per cent in 2016 to 24 per cent in ...

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A Pure Water Future

5 Jun 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

CSIRO research scientist Dr Dong Han Seo has made groundbreaking discoveries that could solve the global problem of water scarcity and provide clean drinking water for millions of people around the wo ...

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Insight – Supplying India’s growing food and grocery retail sector

4 Jun 2018 Insights

Australian food businesses will find a warm reception in India, where the expanding middle class population, modern retail formats and entry of international e-commerce platforms are driving growth in ...

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Brand Extension: Connecting with China

31 May 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Australian startup Sinorbis is making it easy for Western companies to establish a digital presence in China.

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