Joint statement by Minister Birmingham and Secretary of State Truss on the launch of negotiations for the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement

Joint statement 17 June 2020     Today we are very pleased to announce the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Australia and the United Kingdom. An FTA between our two nations, close allies with deep historical and people-to-people ties, will support the economic recovery from COVID-19 and take our bilateral trade and…

Austrade CEO

Statement 12 June 2020   The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham has expressed thanks and acknowledged the contribution of outgoing Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Fahey. Dr Fahey has advised of her decision to step down as Austrade CEO with effect on 10 July 2020. “As CEO,…