Helping Australian businesses engage with the world

The Liberal-National Government has ramped-up its support to Australian companies doing business overseas, launching its new Economic and Commercial Diplomacy Agenda.   Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said feedback from industry during the development of the Foreign Policy White Paper suggested areas where the government could enhance the way it engages with business seeking…

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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: Uyghur’s; Pamela Anderson 21/11/18 8:33AM   David Bevan:   Welcome to Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, and South Australian Senator. Simon Birmingham:    Good morning David, Ali and listeners. David Bevan:   Sarah Hansen-Young, Greens Senator for South Australia. Sarah Hanson-Young: Good morning…

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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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