Samoa ratifies PACER Plus Agreement

Samoa ratifies PACER Plus Agreement Joint media release Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Women Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment 13 August 2019 The Australian Government welcomes Samoa’s ratification of the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus as a major step towards bringing…

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Record trade surplus for Australia

MEDIA RELEASE 6 August 2019   Record trade surplus for Australia   Australia’s export sector continues to boom with new data showing Australia recorded its largest ever monthly and financial year trade surplus.   New data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that Australia posted a record trade surplus of $49.89 billion…

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Maximising Australian exports to Korea

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia MEDIA RELEASE 04 August 2019  Maximising Australian exports to Korea Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham will travel to Korea today to promote further export opportunities with our fourth largest…

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Visit to China to advance regional trade

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment MEDIA RELEASE 1 August 2019   Visit to China to advance regional trade   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham will this week represent Australia at the 8th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting in Beijing.   Minister Birmingham said the talks…

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New campaign to boost Indian tourism

Joint Media Release   SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment   SENATOR THE HON RICHARD COLBECK Minister for Youth and Sport   The Morrison Government has thrown its support behind the ICC T20 World Cup being held in Australia next year, announcing a new campaign to promote the tournaments and Australia to…

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Landmark pilot hydrogen project underway

Joint Media Release Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment 19 July 2019 Construction has started on a half-billion dollar pilot hydrogen project which has the potential to create $2 billion in exports for Australia. Works began on liquefaction facilities…

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