The 2013-14 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Annual Report has been tabled in Parliament. The report addresses the department's performance and achievements across the range of its responsibilities, including foreign and trade policy, investment, aid policy and programs, the New Colombo Plan, international climate change engagement, and consular and passports services.
DFAT's flagship publication, Australia in Brief, has been updated with a fresh, new look. With more than 70 images as well as easy-to-read graphs and quick facts, the publication is a key public diplomacy tool. A PDF and eBook can be downloaded from the DFAT website. The eBook will also be available on Apple iBooks and Google Play.
Three new geographic trade statistical publications released today showed that in 2013: Australia's trade with East Asia was valued at $366.7 billion, up 7.6 per cent on 2012; Australia's trade with Europe was valued at $91.1 billion, down 1.9 per cent on 2012; and Australia's trade with the Americas was valued at $69.8 billion, down 3.8 per cent on 2012.
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