Doorstop interview, Shanghai

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Shanghai Topics: China International Import Expo 05/11/2018 7:30pm   Journalist: Minister, tell us about Australia’s participation at the CIIE this year, why it’s important for Australia.   Simon Birmingham: Well China is Australia’s largest trading partner and we’re thrilled to have more than two hundred Australian businesses here, across food, wine,…

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Doorstop, Adelaide

  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop, Adelaide Topics: Ministerial visit to China; Huawei; Malcolm Turnbull; Iran sanctions; Child care costs 03/11/2018 12:10pm             Simon Birmingham:    Thanks very much for coming along today. I’m pleased that tonight I will be leaving Australia and heading to China, to Shanghai, to attend the China International Import Expo. I thank Chinese…

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Australia ratifies the TPP-11

Joint release with Prime Minister Scott Morrison  Australia has today ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) trade agreement giving our farmers access to more markets, greater opportunities for our businesses, more jobs and increased investment. Australia is the sixth country to ratify the agreement, meaning it can now enter into force on 30 December this year.…

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Interview on Sky News with Tom Connell

 E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with Tom Connell Topics: TPP-11; Indonesia Trade Deal; Religious freedoms 31/10/2018 10:15AM   Tom Connell: Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment on the TPP-11 ratification.   Simon Birmingham: We got confirmation from states and territories, that government procurement processes would be consistent with the TPP. There were some regulatory…

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