Skip to main content

Business envoy

Business Envoy February 2022 - Roadmap for recovery

Displaying 1 - 13 of 26
  • The Australian Government is working tirelessly to help Australian exporters diversify their international markets and access new and exciting opportunities because this supports jobs, businesses and the economy in Australia.

    Minister Tehan celebrated 60 years of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Republic of Korea and promoted Australian produce during a visit to Seoul in July 2021
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • In November 2021, Mr Tim Yeend was appointed to the newly created position of Associate Secretary for Trade and Investment in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

    Portrait of Tim Yeend
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Worth more than $166 billion in 2019 and our fourth largest export sector, Australia's visitor economy was one of the first casualties of COVID-19. When borders closed, it ground to a near-halt, losing tourists, international students and business travellers overnight.

    The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • As worldwide production increases, driven by the proliferation of internet streaming services and an increased demand on more conventional platforms, Australia has become a leading destination for large-budget film and television production, including post-production and VFX activity from global content makers like Marvel Studios, Warner Bros., Sony Television, HBO, Netflix, Amazon Studios, NBC Universal, and Paramount Pictures.

    Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. Made at Fox Studios, Sydney.
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Already one of the world's largest and fastest-growing entertainment sectors before COVID-19 hit, the digital games industry further expanded during the pandemic. Worth $240 billion globally in 2020, the market is set to reach $294 billion in 2024.

    Hollow Knight by Gameplay
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • In August this year, home-grown fintech Afterpay sold for a staggering $39 billion, heralding the arrival of a major new export Australian industry – fintech.

    Airwallex co-founders (from left) Xijing Dai, Jack Zhang, Lucy Liu and Max Li.
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Launch is no doubt the most exciting element of space. Seeing a rocket or satellite shoot into orbit sends a tingle down the spine – be it that of a bright-eyed young kid or the most seasoned space professional.

    Datron antenna in Alice Springs with Indigenous artwork to recognise the Arrente people as the traditional owners of the land. Image courtesy of Geoscience Australia.
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Expanding the global reach of world-class Australian service businesses is at the heart of Australia's Services Exports Action Plan, the first international strategy to boost services exports beyond tourism and international education.

    Mosaic of images forming a map of Australia
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Professional services are an increasingly important component of Australia's export economy. Mutual recognition agreements (MRAs), negotiated between professional associations, accreditation bodies and regulators, streamline professional practice requirements between Australia and counterpart countries.

    Category
    Trade and investment
  • International education is one of Australia's great success stories. Australia is a magnet for students from more than 190 countries and has educated more than three million international students in the past 20 years.

    Category
    Trade and investment
  • The Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce is on a global hunt for the best and brightest in a wide range of future-facing industries to help fill skill shortages and boost prosperity in Australia.

    Mohammad Assefi
    Category
    Trade and investment
  • Australia's trade systems are being revamped to make cross- border trade easier and less costly for business.

    Category
    Trade and investment
  • The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) will make it easier for Australian businesses to operate in the Indo-Pacific region. No other free trade agreement brings together the collective economic weight of the ASEAN nations and major economies of North Asia.

    Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Banner
    Category
    Trade and investment
Back to top