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Australian fintech is key to global success, says Airwallex SVP

18 Jan 2022 Success stories

Airwallex is a fintech phenomenon. Founded in Melbourne in 2015, the company’s technology helps businesses manage payments and expenses across borders. Its success is global. By late 2021, Airwallex h ...

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Insight – Australian wheat and frozen pork exports face increased competition in Vietnam in 2022

18 Jan 2022 Insights

On 15 November 2021, the Government of Vietnam issued a decree eliminating or reducing tariffs on some agriculture products.

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Czech health and social services adopt Australian dementia training

17 Jan 2022 Success stories

Australia’s dementia care gains Czech accreditation for new learning courses.

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Fresh thinking benefits tourism businesses

11 Jan 2022 Success stories

The Reimagining the Visitor Economy report identified the need for destinations to diversify their products and experiences. Doing so will help attract more visitors from Australia and overseas. This ...

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Moderna to build mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Australia

11 Jan 2022 Investor Update

US biotech company Moderna has reached an in-principle agreement to build an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Victoria. It will become the first mRNA manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemis ...

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Jacobs looks to the stars to expand its portfolio of projects and capabilities in Australia

11 Jan 2022 Success stories

Jacobs is a leading global technology-forward solutions provider. It focuses on solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, opera ...

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One in a melon: Growers remain resilient despite challenges

7 Jan 2022 Success stories

For many of Australia’s melon growers, it’s been a roller-coaster 24 months. After struggling to export due to border restrictions caused by COVID-19, resulting in a 40 per cent decrease in exports in ...

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Insight – Post-COVID-19 consumer food trends in Asia

7 Jan 2022 Insights

COVID-19 has changed the way people buy and consume food. This will have implications for Australian food and agriculture exporters.

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Insight – High global food prices present opportunities for Australian agriculture exporters

4 Jan 2022 Insights

Global food prices have risen to their highest level since June 2011. Price rises are being driven by poor growing conditions in some production regions. Steep increases in logistics and fertiliser co ...

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World’s largest free trade agreement enters into force (Ministerial)

1 Jan 2022 Media releases

Today the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) comes into force, giving Australian farmers and businesses access to the world's largest free trade agreement.

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Serving up Aussie ice cream to the world (Ministerial)

28 Dec 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is helping Australian made ice cream reach taste buds around the world, with record exports worth $46 million in 2020-21.

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New funding for export grants (Ministerial)

23 Dec 2021 Media releases

Australian exporters are playing a key role in creating jobs and boosting Australia's economic recovery and will now benefit from an additional $80 million in funding for the Morrison Government's Exp ...

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Insight – Singles Day 2021: Lower-tier cities drive sales in another blockbuster year

22 Dec 2021 Insights

Singles Day 2021 revealed new consumption patterns. Brands must consider their market beyond top-tier cities and consider catering for people of different ages and abilities.

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Deepening the Australia-Vietnam trading relationship (Ministerial)

21 Dec 2021 Media releases

The Australian Government is unlocking more opportunities for Australians to do more business in Vietnam’s $340 billion economy.

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Joint press statement on the India-Australia CECA by Trade Ministers of Australia and India (Ministerial)

21 Dec 2021 Media releases

Joint press statement on the India-Australia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement(Ceca) by Trade Ministers of Australia and India

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NTT and UTS to design smart city solutions

21 Dec 2021 Investor Update

The University of Technology Sydney and NTT Corporation are joining forces to develop smart city solutions.

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Insight – Australia’s premium food and beverage impresses in Korea

21 Dec 2021 Insights

Australia’s premium food and beverage are attracting growing attention in Korea.

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Insight – Australian seafood catches Korean attention

21 Dec 2021 Insights

Australian seafood caught the attention of Korean buyers and importers at two major seafood events. Austrade promoted 14 exporters at the events, eight of whom are now in commercial discussions. The e ...

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Study Australia Masterclasses

21 Dec 2021 Education news

The Study Australia Masterclass Live Series and Library project was designed to engage the entire global student and education community. A live Masterclass Series was run for a South Asia audience in ...

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Study Australia Industry Experience Program

21 Dec 2021 Education news

Following the successful launch of the pilot Study Australia Industry Experience Program (SAIEP) in July 2021, this update gives an overview of Phase One, an update on Phase Two, and the news that a s ...

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