South Australia’s total services exports were $2.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year and better than the national average of nine per cent.
News releases - Martin Hamilton-Smith
The number of South Australian Aboriginal-owned businesses reported to have won State Government contracts has more than doubled since November 2016.
Local company SAGE Automation has joined forces with Navantia Australia to secure a $2.8 million contract to supply integrated platform management systems (IPMS), a core component of any naval control system, to Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for two ships under construction for the Royal Australian Navy.
The long-awaited National Ship Building Plan which identifies workforce, infrastructure and creation of an industrial ecosystem, does not go far enough and needs to be revised and reinforced with five key actions.
South Australia’s latest trade mission into China added to the continuing growth in our trade and export performance, with export to China from South Australia now topping $2.2 billion.
The Australian Government has today released the highly-anticipated Naval Shipbuilding Plan, however the South Australian Government says that a great deal of work is still needed to provide the detail required to build defence industry capability.
A $50 million proposal by Peregrine Corporation to redevelop its Kensington business headquarters, to include ground level retail and hospitality space, has received major development status.
South Australian Government leaders and their Chinese counterparts in Shanxi Province are today signing an agreement with potentially lucrative education, research and trade outcomes in sectors as diverse as water and Chinese medicine.
The relationship between South Australia and Shandong continues to grow with an agreement between the South Australian and Shandong Governments to strengthen the delivery of vocational education and training (VET) within the province.
The State Opposition’s half-baked idea to set up a chain of expensive overseas South Australian embassies around the world is based on a misunderstanding of trade data and shows a lack of business nous on the part of its Leader Steven Marshall.
A joint laboratory in terrestrial and marine biotechnology products between the Shandong Academy of Sciences and Flinders University was announced today as part of the State Government’s 2017 business mission to China.
Minister for Investment and Trade, Martin Hamilton-Smith, will today officially open a new and expanded office in Jinan to provide a focal point for South Australia’s growing trade relationship with Shandong Province.