Speeches from the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
Speeches: The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
India Economic Strategy
The Turnbull Government welcomes the release of An India Economic Strategy to 2035: Navigating from Potential to Delivery by Mr Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor of the University of Queensland and former Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Australia's trade reaches new high
Australia’s total trade in goods and services reached a record $763.2 billion in 2017, up 11 per cent from 2016, driving economic growth and creating new jobs.
NSW startups take their products global
Seven NSW startups will learn from global innovation experts in Tel Aviv, as part of a joint program hosted in one of the world’s most advanced innovation hubs.
WTO Government Procurement Agreement accession
Australia received support to join the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) overnight, following almost three years of negotiations under a Coalition Government.
Consultations begin for Australia's new nation brand
Businesses are encouraged to have their say on the development of Australia’s new Nation Brand in a series of forums starting around the country this week.
Women in Export Scholarship winner
I am pleased to announce Dalene Wray as the winner of this year’s Chief Executive Women (CEW) Austrade Women in Export Scholarship.
Support in place to capitalise on games
Op-ed by Steven CioboMP for the Gold Coast seat of Moncrieff and Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
This article originally appeared in the Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin on 07 Apr 2018.
More tariff cuts under Japan-Australia FTA
New jobs and more trade as confidence rises for Aussie exporters
The Exporter Sentiment Index, released today, shows strong confidence among Australian SME exporters with five of the six measures higher than the last survey in 2017.
Launch of job-creating Defence Export Strategy
The Turnbull Government is unlocking more jobs and investment in Australia’s defence sector, with the release of the new Defence Export Strategy.
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper
The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper is the first comprehensive review of Australia's international engagement for 14 years.
Efic mandate changes to drive trade and investment
Today I announce changes to the mandate of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic).
Efic reforms create and protect against Australian jobs
The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) Amendment (Support for Commonwealth Entities) Bill 2016 has passed the Parliament with bipartisan support.
Confidence among Aussie exporters grows
Confidence among small business exporters is on the rise as the Turnbull Government pursues an ambitious trade agenda to open new markets.
Volumes drive 2016 export growth
Trade continues to underpin our nation’s prosperity as Australia’s total trade in goods and services reached a record $673 billion last year.
Vessel boarding station to open on Gold Coast
Having the ability to welcome these vessels to Southport Yacht Club rather than having to go into Moreton Bay means more people visiting the city, more growth in our local economy and more jobs in our thriving tourism industry.
Australia's Export Credit Agency appoints new Managing Director
I am pleased to announce the Board of Australia’s export credit agency, Efic, has appointed a new Managing Director, Ms Swati Dave.
Wallets wide open - tourism spending boom
Tourists are spending record amounts in Australia.
Australian businesses tap in to India
Registrations are now open for Australia Business Week in India 2017 (ABWI), an opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
Pacific Trade and Development Agreement
The Turnbull Government has delivered another trade agreement that will help drive economic growth and raise living standards in our region.
Engagement with the Trump Administration on trade
I will visit the United States this week to further the Turnbull Government’s engagement with the Trump Administration on trade.
Australian signs new Multilateral Convention to Prevent Tax Treaty
Australia has signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the Convention).
First Women in Export Scholarship winner
I am pleased to announce Dr Noelle Sunstrom as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship.
Further strong trade outcome for Australia
The value of Australian exports surged to a new record level in the March quarter, reinforcing the value of the Turnbull Government’s continued commitment to open trade and investment.
OECD Ministerial Council meeting
This week I will Vice Chair the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris.
New business events portal
To show the world why there’s nothing like Australia for business events the Australian Government has today launched a new business events portal to give visitors an enhanced user experience and more opportunities to connect with Australian business events suppliers.
55th Australian Export Awards
The success of Australia’s exporters will be celebrated through the 55th Australian Export Awards program, which opens today.
Launch of Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Today I announce the launch of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) negotiations with Peru’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros.
Launch of Australia - Hong Kong FTA negotiations
Today I announce the launch of the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) negotiations with my counterpart, Mr Gregory So Kam-leung, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development.
Indonesia Australia economic partnership agreement
Media release from The Hon Steven Ciobo MP
Australia's strong trade performance
Australia-New Zealand Single Economic Market Ministerial Meeting
Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Australia Week in China
Australia’s largest ever trade mission – Australia Week in China 2016 (AWIC) – will drive export sales and investment into Australia, creating local jobs and driving economic growth.
The opportunity that is Indonesia
Media release from The Hon Steven Ciobo MP.
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