The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years.
Export Finance Australia mandate changes to drive trade and investment
Today I announce changes to the mandate of the Export Finance Australia (Export Finance Australia).
Export Finance Australia reforms create and protect against Australian jobs
The Export Finance Australia (Export Finance Australia) Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016 has passed the Parliament with bipartisan support.
Confidence among Aussie exporters grows
Confidence among small business exporters is on the rise as the Turnbull Government pursues an ambitious trade agenda to open new markets.
Volumes drive 2016 export growth
Trade continues to underpin our nation’s prosperity as Australia’s total trade in goods and services reached a record $673 billion last year.
Vessel boarding station to open on Gold Coast
Having the ability to welcome these vessels to Southport Yacht Club rather than having to go into Moreton Bay means more people visiting the city, more growth in our local economy and more jobs in our thriving tourism industry.
Wallets wide open - tourism spending boom
Tourists are spending record amounts in Australia.
Australian businesses tap in to India
Registrations are now open for Australia Business Week in India 2017 (ABWI), an opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Australia's Export Credit Agency appoints new Managing Director
I am pleased to announce the Board of Australia’s export credit agency, Export Finance Australia, has appointed a new Managing Director, Ms Swati Dave.
Pacific Trade and Development Agreement
The Turnbull Government has delivered another trade agreement that will help drive economic growth and raise living standards in our region.
Engagement with the Trump Administration on trade
I will visit the United States this week to further the Turnbull Government’s engagement with the Trump Administration on trade.
Australian signs new Multilateral Convention to Prevent Tax Treaty
Australia has signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the Convention).
First Women in Export Scholarship winner
I am pleased to announce Dr Noelle Sunstrom as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship.
OECD Ministerial Council meeting
This week I will Vice Chair the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris.
New business events portal
To show the world why there’s nothing like Australia for business events the Australian Government has today launched a new business events portal to give visitors an enhanced user experience and more opportunities to connect with Australian business events suppliers.
Launch of Australia - Hong Kong FTA negotiations
Today I announce the launch of the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) negotiations with my counterpart, Mr Gregory So Kam-leung, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.
Launch of Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Today I announce the launch of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) negotiations with Peru’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros.
55th Australian Export Awards
The success of Australia’s exporters will be celebrated through the 55th Australian Export Awards program, which opens today.
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