Trade Talk 17 September 2015

Upcoming Trade Events

North Asia Free Trade Agreements Seminars: 18 Sep Kogarah NSW ǀ 22 Sep Cronulla NSW

If you are a current or prospective exporter don’t miss these free, interactive sessions which explain practical benefits your business could realise from Australia’s historic FTAs with our three largest export markets – China, Japan and Korea. Seminars also occurring in Henty NSW 24 Sept & Elmore Vic 7 Oct.

Register: North Asia FTA information seminars

Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015: 17-20 November Jakarta

Minister Robb is expected to lead an Australian trade and investment mission to Indonesia from 17 to 20 November.  The mission aims to enhance bilateral relationships through high-level political and commercial exchanges, and promote Australia and Australian capability. Register interest by 16 October.

Register: Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015

Launch of Australia – Open for Business

This new ‘one-stop shop’ website demonstrates Australia is ‘Open for Business’ by explaining how Australia’s FTAs will benefit Australian business and exploring the opportunities they present.

DFAT: Australia - Open for Business

International Investment Australia publication out now

Did you know that in 2014 the level of investment from China was valued at $64.5b, a 23.7% increase from the previous year? More facts, along with a comprehensive snapshot of Australia’s international investment position, are available in the latest edition of International Investment Australia.

DFAT: International Investment Australia

Exporting to China: Free e-Book for SME

Efic has released a new e-Book, Exporting to China, from its SME Information Series. This e-Book provides helpful guidance that businesses can take advantage of to help them enter and/or operate successfully in the Chinese market.

Efic: Exporting to China

Tourism Australia and Visa to launch ‘Nothing Like Australia’ campaign

Australia’s tourism industry will benefit from a new 3 year partnership campaign between Tourism Australia and Visa. Initially focusing on travellers from the Asia Pacific Region, the campaign encourages visitors to experience Australia as locals, promoting Australian destinations not regularly explored.

Tourism Australia: Tourism Australia and Visa form global partnership

Causes of the Eurozone Crisis: New e-Book

This VoxEU e-Book attempts to gather a consensus view on the causes of the Eurozone crisis. It provides an insight into how the situation developed and explores three possible ‘ultimate’ causes, including policy failure, lack of institutions to absorb shocks and poor crisis management.

VoxEU: The Eurozone Crisis: A Consensus View of the Causes and a Few Possible Solutions

Iconic Australian landscapes to feature in new Brazilian TV drama

In 2014-15 the number of Brazilians who visited Australia grew to 46,400 and is set to increase with a new partnership between Tourism Australia and Brazil’s leading TV network Globo. Four episodes of a new Brazilian TV drama will be filmed in Australia, showcasing Sydney and the Whitsundays.

Tourism Australia: Australia to star in new TV drama aimed at capturing Brazilian’s growing desire for holidays

Did you know?

The quantum of new foreign direct investment into Australia in 2014 was valued at $140.1b.  This was up $21.2b, or 17.8%, on the $119.0b invested into Australia in 2013.

Trade Articles sourced from non-Australian Government sources do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government.

Last Updated: 17 September 2015