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Australia and New Zealand Criticize the US Subsidies to Dairy Exports [25 May 2009]  
The US move to re-introduce subsidies to 92,000 tons of dairy exports including milk powder, butter and cheese has been decried by both major dairy producing nations New Zealand and Australia. Prime M  ...More
Tags: Australia     New Zealand     agriculture    
Australian SMEs Optimistic – Jobs by Next Quarter [17 Sep 2009]  
A survey indicated Australian small businesses are confident after two strong quarters of business to reach a record high above the peak confidence level of August 2007. The recent survey by Sensis Bu  ...More
Tags: Australia     SME     job    
Negotiations on Indo–Australian FTA Soon [29 Sep 2009]  
The Indian origin Australian high commissioner during his recent visit to India said the negotiations on the proposed FTA would begin after governments of both the countries examine the feasibility st  ...More
Tags: India     Australia     FTA     natural gas    
Aus Vegetable Farmers bogged down by Imports and Input Costs [06 Oct 2009]  
According to AUSVEG, the peak industry body that represents the Australian vegetable growers, the vegetable industry is troubled by imports and rising input costs. AUSVEG CEO Richard Mulcahy referred  ...More
Tags: Vegetable     AUSVEG     Australia     ABARE     HAL    
Australia Outperformed Rest of Advanced Nations [14 Dec 2009]  
The Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan claimed that his country continued to outperform most other nations even as the impact of the global economic crisis eroded almost all economies. He made this state  ...More
Tags: Australia    economy    ABS    RBA    Reserve Bank    
Philippines Will Adopt Aus Halal Model to Boost Meat Exports [02 Jan 2010]  
The Philippines will be aiming for a larger share of the global halal market worth $150bn by adopting the Australian standards on halal products. The government and the industry have taken such a deci  ...More
Tags: Philippines    ISO    NMIS    Export    Australia    
Removal of Ban on Beef Imports by Australia Sets off Dissent [02 Mar 2010]  
Protectionism versus safety took the centre stage of debate between the Rudd administration and the domestic beef industry along with the main opposition while the Australian government declared the r  ...More
Tags: beef import    Australia    FSANZ    Canada    BSE    
ACTA to Play God on Online Activities – Overrides WIPO Role [20 Apr 2010]  
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) which will be released on Thursday from New Zealand is expected to put tabs on most e-activities on the basis of piracy or copyright infringement. Moreov  ...More
Tags: ACTA    WIPO    online    New Zealand    Australia    Singapore    
Australian Opposition Unfurls Trade Map Ahead of Polls [09 Aug 2010]  
The Nationals' leader Warren Truss revealed that a Coalition government at the centre would restore funding to exporters and appoint an ambassador for trade reforms and specialist trade representative  ...More
Tags: Australia     Warren Truss     Labour     AUD     Trade    
Competitive Consumable Prices can Enhance Fiji Tourism [25 Nov 2010]  
A consumer group has informed Fiji government that exorbitant prices of tourism products and services were discouraging tourist and transport operators. According to the tourism industry, Fiji is targ  ...More
Tags: Fiji     Tourism     SME     New Zealand     Australia    
Emerging Seven to Usurp G7 in a Decade [12 Jan 2011]  
The latest reports by authoritative sources conclude the E7, lead by China and India will be larger than that of the G-7, the world’s largest industrialized markets in 2020. The reports published by P  ...More
Tags: PwC    HSBC    G7    E7    Italy    Austria    
IN-TIME to Streamline Travel and Logistics across Europe [31 Jan 2011]  
An EU-funded project, the IN-TIME (Intelligent and efficient travel management for European cities) is expected to primarily reduce delivery and distribution costs to firms, and will allow people to f  ...More
Tags: Czech     Romania     Italy     Germany     Norway     Austria    
Trade and Monetary Issues Top Agenda at G-20 Meeting [16 Feb 2011]  
Developed economies still recovering from the financial crisis are looking for ways to regain momentum as the global economy shifts in favor of China and other emerging markets.

That task will  ...More
Tags: G-20 Meeting    Dominique Strauss-Kahn    International Monetary Fund    
Australia - India in better position to finalize free trade agreement [05 Jun 2012]  
MELBOURNE: Despite the "shocks and jolts" in the past, Australia and India are in a better position to finalize a free trade agreement (FTA) that would further expand bilateral relations, according to  ...More
Tags: Australia India free trade agreement