Interview on ABC Northern Tasmania, Country Hour (Tas), with Brett Worthington

Transcript, E&OE Topics: New FTAs with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru. 28 November 2019 Fiona Breen: Now, the Federal Government has signed off on three new free trade deals. The Parliament this week endorsed FTAs with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru. The Indonesian deal will see greater access for beef, grains and horticultural exports, while the…

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Interview on ABC South West WA, Country Hour, with Belinda Varischetti

Transcript, E&OE Topics: IA-CEPA 27 November 2019 Belinda Varischetti: First though, Western Australia’s agricultural industry will be one of the big winners of a new trade deal between Australia and Indonesia. It’s called the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, and the legislation making it official passed through Parliament yesterday. Simon Birmingham is the Federal Trade Minister.…

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Boosting exports for Australia’s services sector

Media release 27 November 2019 The Morrison Government will continue to focus on boosting Australia’s services exports, releasing its initial response to the first industry-led Services Exports Action Plan. Developed in close partnership with industry, the Action Plan recommends key measures designed to strengthen the competitiveness of Australian services exporters. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment…

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Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing with Patricia Karvelas

Transcript, E&OE Topics: The investigation involving Minister Angus Taylor, Westpac, trade with Indonesia. 26 November 2019 Patricia Karvelas:         Well the Trade Minister Simon Birmingham joins me now. There is some good news for you because you’ve managed to pass your free trade deal with Indonesia. But of course, events have unfolded since then, as you…

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Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru trade deals to open new doors for Australian exporters

Joint media release Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government Assistant Trade and Investment Minister The Hon Jason Wood MP, Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs 26 November 2019 Widespread benefits for Australian farmers, businesses…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland Transcript, E&OE Topics: Chinese attempted political interference in Australia; Thermal Coal in Chinese Ports; Free Trade Agreements. 25 November 2019 Lisa Millar: The head of ASIO issued a rare public statement, confirming the national spy agency was aware of an alleged Chinese plot to infiltrate Australia’s Parliament. The…

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