Interview on 2CC Breakfast with Stephen Cenatiempo.

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; 16/11/2020 08:52AM   Stephen Cenatiempo:   Now I mentioned earlier that Australia has signed the long awaited regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership with 14 other Indo-Pacific nations. This has been negotiated for eight years. Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and joins us now. Minister, good morning.  …

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Interview on Radio National, AM with Sabra Lane.   

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; Australian Exporters; Australia-China Trade Relationship; Free Trade Agreements. 16/11/20 07:17AM   Sabra Lane:     Australia signed up to a new trade deal yesterday, and it’s a mouthful: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. It’ll mean greater access to 14 nations in the Indo-Pacific with uniform trade rules. Australia already has bilateral agreements…

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Interview on 2GB Breakfast with Ben Fordham.

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; New COVID Cluster in SA. 16/11/2020 08:10AM   Ben Fordham:  Well the Federal Government is trumpeting a new trade deal; it’s being described as the biggest ever. Fifteen countries are involved and it covers about 30 per cent of the global economy. Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and even…

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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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