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TPP – New Opportunities

New Opportunities with TPP – Increasing U.S. Exports to Australia

May 27, 2016

Karen Ballard is the Vice Counselor for Commercial Affairs for Australia and New Zealand at the U.S. Consulate in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Doug Hartley is the Commercial Specialist for Aerospace and Marine industries at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra.

The Commonwealth of Australia and the United States enjoy a very close alliance.

Australia shares many cultural traditions and values with the United States, and has played a key role as part of the United States’ rebalance to Asia strategy.  The country is a rules-based democracy with a familiar legal and corporate framework, sophisticated consumer and industrial sectors, and a straightforward, English-speaking business culture. Continue reading

Mr Turnbull goes to Washington

At the invitation of President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is visiting Washington DC this week in his first official visit to the US as Prime Minister. High on his agenda for discussion are the economic relations and security ties between Australia and the US, as well as the dynamics animating key regions in which both countries have a strategic stake.

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