Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Government Updates

IP Australia has launched the new Australian Trade Mark Search, a simpler and better way for you to check if your proposed trade mark is available.

Each year, IP Australia receives over 60 000 trade mark applications from businesses and...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

I will visit Beijing and Shanghai this week to advance the Australia China trade relationship and to launch the China Australia Year of Tourism.

A delegation of chief executives from the Australian tourism sector will join me. We will meet with...

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Today we launch the Cyber Security Industry Capability Report, which highlights Australia’s strengths and capabilities in combating the growing threat of cyber-attacks on people, businesses and governments. These strengths demonstrate...

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Korea welcomes Aussie eggs

By Austrade · February 15, 2017

To address a shortage of fresh eggs caused by a bird flu outbreak, the South Korean Government has temporarily removed tariffs for egg imports from a number of countries, including Australia.

Australian egg exporters are taking advantage of this...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

International and domestic visitors have contributed a record $116.7 billion to the Australian economy, creating new jobs and reconfirming tourism’s status as a super growth sector.

The State of the Industry 2015–16 report confirms...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

The value of Australia’s exports reached $32.6 billion in December, the highest level ever in our history, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This record export performance resulted in a trade surplus...

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The Export Council of Australia (ECA), Australia’s peak body for exporters, welcomes the appointment of the Hon Niall Blair MP as the NSW Minister for Trade and Industry.

This appointment comes at a crucial time for the NSW economy, with...

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Austrade in partnership with Chief Executive Women (CEW) has introduced a Women in Export Scholarship which will award a female leader in an internationally-focussed role with the opportunity to attend Harvard Business School’s...

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The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the Lima 2019 Pan American Games are providing a range of opportunities for Australian businesses.

The sporting events require architects, designers, construction companies, event planners and...

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Lisa McAuley, CEO, Export Council of Australia

International trade literally makes the world go round. Without it, we wouldn’t be drinking that Colombian coffee every morning, or sprinkling that truffle oil on our eggs. We wouldn’t be using that smart phone designed in California...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an agreement of unprecedented scope and ambition.

It promises new export opportunities for our farmers, services suppliers and goods exporters. It promises to support the growth of trade in our region,...

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G’Day USA

By The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP · January 23, 2017

The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

Australian experiences will be brought to life in New York tomorrow at Virtual Australia - the premier tourism event of the 2017 G’Day USA program. The Tourism Australia event will showcase Australia’s world-class aquatic and coastal...

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Source: www.lloydslistaustralia.com.au

Today I am pleased to announce Stephanie Fahey as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).

Dr Fahey will be the first woman to lead Austrade. She brings a wealth of international trade and...

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Tomorrow marks two years since the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force and the Agreement continues to deliver a competitive advantage for Australian businesses in our second-largest export market.

For the past...

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The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Today I announce that Tourism Australia’s signature business showcase event, Dreamtime, will be held in Brisbane for the first time in 2017.

Dreamtime is Australia’s largest trade-marketing events showcase and attracts tourism buyers...

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IP Counsellor to China

By IP Australia · December 21, 2016

David Bennett, IP Counsellor to China

To assist Australian businesses entering the Chinese market, IP Australia has created a suite of resources, starting with trade marks. This new content highlights the important steps businesses should take before they expand into China.

The new IP...

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Nelson Bay, Australia

Australians are loving a holiday at home and are voting with their wallets with spending by domestic tourists hitting an all-time high of $59.8 billion in the last year.

Today I release the National Visitor Survey which shows an increase in the...

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Julieanne Alroe

Brisbane Airport Corporate (BAC) welcomes the announcement by Singapore Airlines that it will boost flights between Brisbane and Singapore to four return services per day from August 2017. 

The increase equates to an additional 2168 seats per...

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The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the ground-breaking China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).

For the past year ChAFTA has given Australian businesses a competitive advantage that is driving Australian exports and creating new jobs.

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Australia’s world-class cyber security capabilities and researchers will be showcased to global players attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco from 13–17 February 2017.

Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister...

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