Interview on ABC Insiders with Barrie Cassidy

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Insiders with Barrie Cassidy Topics: Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement; US-China trade tensions; Brexit 18/11/2018 9:10AM   Barrie Cassidy: Simon Birmingham, good morning, welcome.   Simon Birmingham:     Morning, Barrie, great to be with you.   Barrie Cassidy: When do you expect the free trade agreement with Indonesia to be signed?…

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Indian sugar subsidies

The Liberal-National Government is standing up for the right of Australia’s sugar industry to a competitive environment by taking action in the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding India’s use of sugar subsidies. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the use of domestic subsidies by India had contributed to a significant downturn in…

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Doorstop interview, Singapore

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Singapore Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP); Indonesia trade deal 13/11/2018 2:00pm   Simon Birmingham: Thanks guys, for being here in Singapore, it’s great to welcome you here, to be here for the ASEAN Summit, for related summits and particularly for the RCEP Dialogue the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership which I’ve…

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New deal set to bring more Chinese tourists to Australia

The Liberal-National Government through Tourism Australia and one of world’s largest international airline carriers, China Eastern Airlines, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at further growing travel between Australia and China. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said aviation partnerships like this one were critical to bringing more travellers to Australia.…

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Australian and Chinese companies pen landmark agreements

Eleven major commercial agreements between Australian and Chinese companies worth almost $15 billion over the next five years have been signed today, reflecting the high level of commitment of the Australian business community to continued engagement within China.  Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the commercial deals spanned across a range of…

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Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

 E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Melbourne Cup; China International Import Expo, Mark Latham joining One Nation, Schools Funding 07/11/2018 8:37AM   David Bevan: Let’s welcome Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment, speaking to us from China today. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good…

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