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Business Envoy May 2019 - Economic and Commercial Diplomacy

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Business Envoy May 2019

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  • On 4 March 2019, Australia and Indonesia signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) in Jakarta. IA-CEPA will enter into force once both countries have ratified the Agreement.

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    Trade and investment
  • Effective engagement on cross-border issues through a regional disease control model is critical in a region like ASEAN that shares land borders, formal and informal trade, and cultural understanding. Regional cooperation and national action can protect Australia's livestock industry from animal disease risks, support market access and trade relations.

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    Trade and investment
  • The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is seeking to align its efforts with those of the business community to help promote Australia's enduring prosperity.

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    Trade and investment
  • Market Insights are a new suite of online resources for business drawn from the Australian Government's vast international network.

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    Trade and investment
  • The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is pleased to launch the inaugural iSAY Essay Competition.

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    Trade and investment
  • The sight of freight containers on ships, trains and trucks is so familiar that we hardly notice them, and yet repurposed shipping containers are popping up everywhere as homes, cafés and even swimming pools.

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    Trade and investment
  • Starting with a wifi dongle and a laptop in the northern rivers region of NSW, on-line travel store Trip-A-Deal is an e-commerce success story with over $100 million in revenue in 2017 and over 100 employees based in Byron Bay, NSW.

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    Trade and investment
  • In February, DFAT hosted Mr Pekka Pesonen, Secretary-General of Copa-Cogeca, and Mr Joe Healy, President of the Irish Farmers' Association, for a week of engagement with ministers, government officials, agricultural industry representatives and farmers.

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    Trade and investment
  • Trade is anything but constant, what is traded, with whom, at what value and quantity are factors that change and fluctuate every single day. This article steps back to take the 'long-view' on Australia's trade, from Federation to today.

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    Trade and investment
  • Here at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade we are bursting with pride over our selection as a finalist in the Supply Nation's Supplier Diversity Awards 2019 'Government Member of the Year' category.

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    Trade and investment

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Business envoy brings insights from Australia's global diplomatic network to the Australian business community. It considers global geopolitical events and trends, their economic implications and what they might mean for Australian business.

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Last Updated: 10 May 2019
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