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The Australian Government hosted United States Secretary of State John Kerry and United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in Sydney for the 2014 Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations.
Australia has experienced its strongest services trade growth since 2007, led by the business and travel sectors. Services trade increased 9.1 per cent year-on-year to $124.8 billion in 2013, according to Trade in Services, Australia 2013 released today by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
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