Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise with David Koch and Monique Wright.

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; Australia-China Trade Relationship 16/11/20 06:49AM David Koch: We’re joined by Trade Minister Simon Birmingham in Adelaide. Minister, thanks for joining us. Well, I’m trying to figure out how important this is because with all of these countries, we’ve already got free trade deals, don’t we? So are any barriers going…

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Interview on Sky News Live, Sharri, with Sharri Markson.    

Topics: Economic relationship with China; Senate media inquiry. 15/11/20 06:02PM   Sharri Markson:           Minister, China’s been increasingly antagonistic with Australia in our trade relationship. Obviously, this is a problem given they’re our largest trading partner. Are you hoping this major deal today will pave the way for a thawing in relations with China and potentially…

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Press Conference, Parliament House

TRANSCRIPT Press Conference Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; 15/11/20 12:49PM   Simon Birmingham:    This afternoon, I look forward to signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement on behalf of Australia, together with the Prime Minister. This is a huge accomplishment, especially for the ASEAN nations. The 10 nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations…

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Interview on 3AW Drive with Tom Elliot

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; Australian ship stranded in Chinese waters; interstate borders; 13/11/2020 5:07pm   Tom Elliott:     Look, this trade tension between China and Australia really is concerning. I mean, we need to export, particularly agricultural produce, because we produce a lot more agricultural goods than what we can possibly consume here. China is our…

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$693 million contract awarded for Inland Rail construction between Narrabri and North Star

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia   The Hon. Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of the Nationals Federal Member for Riverina   The Hon. Mark Coulton MP…

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