Tourism spending soars above $40 Billion

The record run for Australian tourism rolls on with spending by international visitors reaching a new high of $41.3 billion for the year ending December 2017. This is an increase of six percent on the previous year and represents an additional $2.2 billion to the Australian economy – helping create and support Australian jobs. Almost … More Tourism spending soars above $40 Billion

Confidence rises for Aussie exporters

Rising confidence among Australia’s exporters is expected to grow trade and create new jobs this year. A survey of Australia’s small to medium exporters reveals confidence is 10 percentage points higher compared to this time last year. The Exporter Sentiment Index, released today, shows strong confidence among Australian SME exporters with five of the six … More Confidence rises for Aussie exporters

TPP-11 delivers extra wins for Aussie exporters

Today’s signing of the TPP-11 delivers extra outcomes for Australian exporters that will help create new Australian jobs. Australian beef will benefit from further tariff cuts in a new bilateral agreement the Turnbull Coalition Government secured with Canada through a side letter. Canada will eliminate its 26.5 per cent tariff on Australian beef imports over … More TPP-11 delivers extra wins for Aussie exporters