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Ombudsman urges support for SME export opportunities

Ombudsman Kate Carnell has welcomed a report on small and medium enterprises and their access to free trade agreements. The recent Joint Standing Committee report looked at how SMEs could participate in FTAs. Ms Carnell threw her weight behind its key recommendations and urged “bi-partisan support” for the sake of …

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INS to put grocery shopping on blockchain

The founders of Instamart have established a new global project called INS and plan to build a decentralised grocery shopping ecosystem based on blockchain technology. The new project has already declared a non-binding MOU with Unilever and plans to raise US$60 million. According to Persistant Market Research, the global grocery …

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The Distributors Mid-Year Conference

Industry members from around the country gathered in Melbourne last week for The Distributors Mid-Year Conference, Gala Dinner and Trade Show. Following the conference at The Westin Melbourne, guests assembled for the masquerade gala dinner and awards ceremony held next door at the Regent Theatre’s Plaza Ballroom. Twelve awards were …

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Exporters on the up

Australian exporters say the outlook for their business has improved in the past 12 months and they plan to expand into new international markets. The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has released Australia’s International Business Survey 2016 (AIBS 2016) Highlights Report, which shows 67 per cent of exporters believe the …

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