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Business Envoy May 2022 - Niche markets for Australian business

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  • As the global economy continues to rebound from the COVID pandemic, Russia's invasion of Ukraine will slow global growth, but not halt it. The Australian Treasury estimates that global growth in 2022 will be 3.75 per cent, with Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine causing a 0.75 per cent drag, in addition to untold human suffering.

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  • Spend a day walking around Tel Aviv and you are guaranteed to spot a pair of Tasmania's Blundstone boots on a busy sidewalk, a surfer on their way down to Gordon Beach sporting a Billabong wetsuit, or a packet of Arnott's Tim Tams in any local supermarket. 

    View of the Azrieli Center building in Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Egypt does not lack for wind or sun. With aspirations of becoming a regional power exporting hub, there are significant opportunities for investment in Egypt's renewables sector, particularly as the Egyptian Government looks to boost its climate credentials as the host of COP27 in November 2022.

    Large solar power plant with Egyptian pyramids in the distance
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  • Botswana is an African success story. Best known for natural resources, particularly its extraordinary diamond reserves and tourism opportunities, it is a country diversifying its economy and positioning itself as a hub in, and into, the African market.

    Engineer repairing a mining truck in Botswana
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  • Morocco and Australia have similar agricultural economies and water supply challenges. Both share a commitment to green energy and lowering their carbon footprints

    View of wind power turbines along an unsealed road in Morocco
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  • RMIT Europe and Eurecat, Catalonia's leading research and technology centre, have announced the establishment of a Metal Digital Manufacturing Hub to drive industrial innovation for companies in the aerospace, automotive and health sectors in Europe and Australia.

    State-of-the-art facilities at the Metal Digital Manufacturing Hub in Barcelona.
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  • There is great potential for expanding exports of Australian cotton to Vietnam, with Australia's global cotton output forecast to exceed $3.6 billion in 2022-23.

    Fashion Enterprise founder, Rodney Thanh, explains FibreTracing technology to Australian Ambassador to Vietnam, Robyn Mudie during her visit in February 2022.
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  • Australian businesses with proven expertise in developing market-ready, consumer-friendly digital payments solutions are invited to apply to the Pacific Islands Fintech Innovation Challenge.

    A Solomon Islands family checking their bank balance online using a mobile phone
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  • Dispatches from the diplomatic network and state and territory offices

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  • The TradeStart network is an extension of Austrade's own offices and is delivered in partnership with State, Territory and local governments, industry associations and chambers of commerce.

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  • Professionals who want to better understand if their qualifications are recognised across Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum economies can now access a database of all known Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) on licensing, qualifications and accreditation of professionals and skilled service providers.

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  • We are seeking applicants from regional and rural shire councils, chambers of commerce and economic development organisations to participate in the Horizons - International Engagement Leadership Program.

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