Feature stories - October 2010

Trade Minister launches service industry report

5 October 2010

Trade Minister, Dr Craig Emerson, emphasised the importance of services in global trade liberalisation efforts as he launched a new report from the Australian Services Roundtable at Parliament House.

Transcript: Q and A at the launch of the Australian Services Roundtable's report

Speech: Trade liberalisation the pathway to growth, jobs and prosperity

Trade surplus in August

5 October 2010

Trade Minister Dr Craig Emerson has welcomed a seasonally adjusted trade surplus of $2.3 billion in August.

It was the third highest trade surplus on record, Dr Emerson said in a media release: Australia records its third-highest monthly trade surplus

Australia's trade balance to August 2010

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