Interview on Sky AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert and Laura Jayes

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert and Laura Jayes Topics: Wentworth; Saudi Arabia; NZ refugee resettlement 22/10/2018 6:45AM   Kieran Gilbert: Trade Minister Simon Birmingham, on Wentworth.   Simon Birmingham: You have to say this result was not unexpected, clearly voter anger over Malcolm Turnbull’s removal as Prime Minister was profound,…

Australia joins major trade agreement on government procurement

Australia has been accepted to join the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) overnight, ensuring Australian businesses can compete for government contracts in more markets around the world. After three years of negotiations, GPA parties unanimously agreed to Australia’s final offer to accede to the agreement, which will give Australian businesses the opportunity…

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Indonesia; Nats leadership 18/10/2018 7:30AM          Reporter: In terms of moving the Australian Embassy from Jerusalem. How will that impact trade deals and TPP?   Simon Birmingham:     Well it shouldn’t have any effect or bearing in that regard. We’ve seen very positive comments from, for example,…

Doorstop interview, Fairbairn

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Fairbairn Topics: TPP; Nauru; Wentworth by-election; Australian embassy in Israel; Ian Kiernan; 18/10/2018 7:30AM               Prime Minister: This is one of just thousands of businesses around the country that are going to be able to benefit from the TPP new trade deal that has been brought together by our Government.…

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TPP-11 to open new doors for Aussie farmers and businesses

Joint release with Prime Minister Scott Morrison  Australian farmers, businesses and investors will get access to new markets across the Americas and Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) Agreement passing Parliament today.   The Agreement means more market access for our farmers, greater opportunities for our businesses, more jobs and increased investment for Australia.  …

Interview on Sky News with David Speers

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with David Speers Topics: Israel; Wentworth by-election; Trans-Pacific Partnership; Nauru resettlement 17/10/2018 5:15PM   Simon Birmingham: …and that’s why this is a careful and deliberative process. Prime Minister’s made clear that he has indicated we’re going to look at this matter. And we will look at it thoroughly, carefully, deliberatively.…