South Australia’s October overseas goods exports

South Australia’s overseas goods exports totalled $10.8 billion in the year to October 2016, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This was down 7.7 per cent compared with the year to October 2015. Figures show national exports totalled $242 billion in the year to October 2016, down by 4.4 per…

Malaysia meeting further cements relationship

South Australia’s relationship with Malaysia received a boost today as Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Dato’ Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed visited Adelaide for the first time since 2014. At a meeting with Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith the Ministers discussed mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities across sectors such as: Education Health…

Time to start competing for lucrative subs work

Australia’s $50 billion-Future Submarine program design partner DCNS will hold a high level Future Submarine Industry Briefing at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre tomorrow. The briefing will cover opportunities available in the program and how industry and DCNS canwork collaboratively to deliver a sovereign and regionally superior submarine capability for Australia. The event is part of…

South Australian firms showcase defence capability

Starting today, Defence SA will host a three-day series of meetings between the local defenceindustry and LAND 400 Phase Two bidders, BAE Systems Australia and Rheinmetall DefenceAustralia. Sixty three South Australian companies will take part in the workshops, designed to give localbusinesses an opportunity to showcase their capabilities to the LAND 400 bidders, with a…

Small business front and centre

Today’s opening of a new small business shopfront in the CBD is part of the State Government’scommitment to back the sector, help it grow and create more jobs. The new Small Business Centre was opened this afternoon at 99 Gawler Place, by Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis. Housing the new…

Grants to create and grow small businesses in Adelaide’s north

Seventeen northern Adelaide-based businesses have been granted more than $810,000 toassist growth and create new jobs in the region. The funding is provided as round three of the State Government’s $10 million Small BusinessDevelopment Fund, which supports small businesses and start-ups in the Playford, PortAdelaide Enfield and Salisbury council areas. Six new small businesses will…