Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

Government Updates

It gives me great pleasure to table the Agreement to Amend the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement and the accompanying National Interest Analysis for Parliament’s consideration.

This is our most comprehensive update to an FTA to date,...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

London’s iconic black cabs have been wrapped in iconic Australian images as part of Tourism Australia’s campaign to attract more British visitors down under for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The campaign kicked off in London...

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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games QLD Reception

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today invited Commonwealth Trade Ministers to join their nations’ elite athletes in Queensland for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The invitation was made at the launch of Trade 2018 in London.

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The Hon Steven Ciobo MP attended Commonwealth Trade Ministers’ Meeting in London yesterday. 

Australia is keen to expand trade and economic links within the Commonwealth and to build on the existing US$685 billion worth of annual trade...

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The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP

This week I will lead a major trade mission to Indonesia for Indonesia-Australia Business Week (IAWB).

IAWB will help create more export opportunities for Australian businesses by focusing on industry sectors where Australian expertise is well...

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We welcome the strong statement of support and ambition made by President Widodo and Prime Minister Turnbull in their Joint Communique for the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. Their leadership will help deliver a...

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Next week I will lead a major trade mission to Indonesia to help create more export opportunities for Australian businesses.

Indonesia-Australia Business Week follows the successful visit by President Widodo over the weekend.

The 120-strong...

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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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