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AACCI NSW Tourism and Aviation Seminar 2017

AACCI NSW Tourism and Aviation Seminar 2017

16.06.2017 AACCI NSW

The Gulf is home to three goliath airlines, Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways, that share a keen relationship with Australia. After years of uninterrupted growth, the environment they operate in is shifting with persisting low oil prices, political instability and the rise of the low-cost airlines. AACCI, in conjunction with Clyde & Co and the NSW Government, invite you for a seminar with special guest, Mr Moin Anwar, Commissioner MENA, NSW Government.

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The Transforming Picture Of “America First”

The Transforming Picture Of “America First”

09.06.2017 Deborah Elms

Washington, DC—It’s been nearly six months since the Trump administration came into office. Viewed from the outside, it appears that American trade policy has undergone a shift over this period. What hasn’t been so clear is whether this change is one of emphasis or a deep transformation.

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Further Strong Trade Outcome for Australia

Further Strong Trade Outcome for Australia

08.06.2017 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

The value of Australian exports surged to a new record level in the March quarter, reinforcing the value of the Turnbull Government’s continued commitment to open trade and investment.

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First Women in Export Scholarship Winner

First Women in Export Scholarship Winner

07.06.2017 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

I am pleased to announce Dr Noelle Sunstrom as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship. Dr Sunstrom is the founder and CEO of NeuClone Pty Ltd, which develops and commercialises high quality biosimilar medical products.

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2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Ipswich

2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Ipswich

05.06.2017 Export Council of Australia

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) in collaboration with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) are delighted to present an event for prospective and established exporters in Ipswich who are looking to expand their business operations and connect into ASEAN. This event will be held in Ipswich on the 13th of June, from 10.30am-12pm, and you can register here.

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Living With American Uncertainty

Living With American Uncertainty

05.06.2017 Deborah Elms

Vancouver, Canada—As the United States continues to defy expectations, choosing to stand with Nicaragua and Syria in issues like climate change, and refusing to sign off on boilerplate diplomatic language in various international forums like the G20 and APEC, other nations have struggled to figure out their own path forward.

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2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Cairns

2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Cairns

02.06.2017 Export Council of Australia

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) in collaboration with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) are delighted to present an event for prospective and established exporters who are looking to expand their business operations and connect into ASEAN.

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China’s bold Belt and Road Initiative worth joining

China’s bold Belt and Road Initiative worth joining

01.06.2017 Tony Cripps

Australia's far north is a natural fulcrum from which it can leverage its relationships with key trading markets in Asia to capitalise on China's rise as a dominant global economy. China's little-known proposal to include Australia's northern development plan in its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative will facilitate this process by better connecting Australia with China and more than 60 other countries, via both essential infrastructure and a financial framework for cross-border trade. 

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New Business Events Portal

New Business Events Portal

30.05.2017 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

To show the world why there’s nothing like Australia for business events the Australian Government has launched a new business events portal to give visitors an enhanced user experience and more opportunities to connect with Australian business events suppliers.

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Doing business down under

Doing business down under

29.05.2017 Steve Hughes, HSBC

With over 22,000 foreign companies registered in Australia, it’s no secret that Australia is an attractive destination for corporates looking to invest in a new market. Having experienced close to 26 consecutive years without a recession – nearly the longest period of expansion of any economy across the developed world – Australian GDP has increased by 23 per cent since 2008, compared to growth of three per cent across Europe.

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Survey on using Free Trade Agreements

Survey on using Free Trade Agreements

29.05.2017 PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC is undertaking an independent study of FTA utilisation for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).The study will analyse FTA utilisation and the broader impact of FTAs on Australian business activity and will make recommendations to support FTA policy, implementation and advocacy. The research covers all of Australia’s FTAs, with an emphasis on the most recent agreements with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea. 

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TPP Revival Good News For Australian Exports And Jobs

TPP Revival Good News For Australian Exports And Jobs

29.05.2017 Brendan Pearson

Moves to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership are good news for Australia, which stands to gain significant economic benefits from the regional trade agreement. The TPP will deliver benefits for Australia by reducing barriers to trade in a wide range of goods and services and improving access to export markets in the Asia-Pacific.  

 
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55th Australian Export Awards

55th Australian Export Awards

26.05.2017 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

The success of Australia’s exporters will be celebrated through the 55th Australian Export Awards program, which opens today. The awards highlight the international business success of Australian companies based on export growth, marketing and financial strategies. I encourage exporters from all states and territories to enter.

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Apply now for the 2017 WA Industry & Export Awards

Apply now for the 2017 WA Industry & Export Awards

26.05.2017 Lisa McAuley

The Export Council of Australia (ECA), with the WA Department of Commerce and our valued award partners, are pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 Western Australian Industry & Export Awards are now open.

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2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Toowoomba

2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Toowoomba

26.05.2017 Export Council of Australia

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) in collaboration with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) are delighted to present an event for prospective and established exporters who are looking to expand their business operations and connect into ASEAN.

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Funding Available For Women’s Leadership Development

Funding Available For Women’s Leadership Development

25.05.2017 Women and Leadership Australia

All women are invited to apply for a limited pool of residual scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range of leadership development courses. The grants are allocated for the current financial year and must be awarded prior to June 30th, 2017.

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EU-Singapore FTA Moving Forward At Last

EU-Singapore FTA Moving Forward At Last

25.05.2017 Deborah Elms

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has finally issued a ruling on the vexing issue of what to do about a pending trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Singapore. Nearly all of the agreement will now start coming into force after an exchange of signatures and companies can prepare for the benefits of this FTA.

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Market Access For Goods In TPP11

Market Access For Goods In TPP11

25.05.2017 Deborah Elms

The trade ministers from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries will be gathering this weekend in Hanoi to discuss bringing the agreement into force. While the TPP didn’t require many changes from the United States, which is already relatively open, and then structured the overall agreement largely to match its own domestic procedures, the same cannot be said for the remaining TPP members.

 

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