As in all sectors of our economy, innovation and R&D play a vital role in increasing agricultural productivity and rural/farmer profitability – benefits of which flow through the whole of the regional economy and are fundamental to our Asia Pacific prosperity. With the global population growing rapidly and arable lands shrinking, our farmers, service companies, and technologies are uniquely placed to help fill the world’s food basket.
Held in commemoration of the USQ Singapore Alumni Society's 7th Anniversary, this Rural Australian-Asia Trade Summit is designed to bring together Senior Government, Trade, Investment, Scientific and Corporate representatives from across the region.
More than half of Australia's top two-way trading partners are located in Asia. Australia’s two way trade in goods and services was worth nearly $670 billion in 2015 — a vital component of our regional economic prosperity. Half of Australia's top 10 two way trading partners are located in Asia: China (1), Japan (2), Singapore (5), Malaysia (8) and Thailand (9). 70% of Australia's trade is with member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (Austrade, 2016).
Hear the latest regional economic outlook and take home highlights and lessons learned from our APAC business leaders.
A structured networking event will be held at Deloitte Singapore on the 6th October from 6pm - 9.30pm. The aim of this event is to facilitate structured networking and dialogue to inspire the engines of trade and investment for our region's mutual economic growth.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Summit will be of interest to the following individuals
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