Africa and the Middle East
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The U.S. is the second-largest supplier of food ingredients to Australia, and Wisconsin companies can help meet rising demand.
Various opportunities exist in this growing industry.
Its population is expected to double by 2070, and Wisconsin companies can help meet the transportation needs that accompany this growth.
The federal government is in investing in artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning.
Australian businesses have expressed a commitment to sustainability throughout their entire supply chain, creating opportunities for Wisconsin companies.
No other nation has more franchises per capita, and opportunities exist in retail, food, healthy and beauty, and business-to-business services in particular.
The Australian government has declared this a priority and is allocating funds to assist companies.
Australia is a leading producer of several key minerals.
Australia already exports two-thirds of its agricultural produce, and is looking to increase output as demand continues to grow.
Australian government spending on information and communications technology is steadily increasing.
Pet insurance, pet food and pet care products are among the growth categories.
Wisconsin companies can assist in the construction of new facilities.
With the country no longer able to export waste to China, opportunities abound for companies offering solutions.
Details on how Wisconsin companies can bid on these projects
Growth in these sectors is being driven by an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic and degenerative diseases, and changing lifestyle behaviors.
Wisconsin companies can provide the technologies to help Australia become a leading player in financial technology, precision agriculture, agribusiness, health care and senior care.
A recently released plan calls for spending $3.6 billion on infrastructure upgrades in the state of New South Wales over the next five years.
Companies are encouraged to take advantage of WEDC's services for market intelligence, including company-specific research and global trade ventures to the market.
Wisconsin exporters can get involved in providing intelligent transportation solutions, connected and automated vehicles, and mobility as a service.
Australian consumers are comfortable purchasing internationally online, and regard U.S.-based websites as among the safest to purchase from.
The planned investments are expected to lead to increased demand for construction machinery, equipment and services, in addition to creating new opportunities for collaboration on geoscience and aerospace research.
Australia is one of only two OECD nations that does not yet have a space agency.
The Australian capital is undertaking a plan for infrastructure development in the Western City, where most of the growth is occurring.
As Sydney experiences unprecedented growth, Wisconsin water technology companies are in a position to help the growing city meet its water needs.
Wisconsin exports can help fuel the additional growth that is projected for Australia's manufacturing sector.
Wisconsin companies can contribute to these vital infrastructure projects.
The U.S. is one of the largest exporters of mining equipment to Australia, and there is an ongoing demand for high-tech equipment, creating opportunities for Wisconsin manufacturers.
About $7 billion is expected to be spent in the next five years, mostly by state and territorial governments, to build new schools and upgrade existing ones. All types of building products and services are needed.
Wisconsin research institutions and bioscience enterprises should consider collaborating with their Australian counterparts to conduct clinical trials due to the favorable conditions created by Australia’s regulatory, economic and health care systems.
With high prevalence of dementia in Australia, Wisconsin companies that provide services and technologies for elder care and dementia care can help meet growing demand.
The newly announced state budget contains opportunities for foreign companies to participate in infrastructure, health care and education projects.
Recent changes in government policy in several Australian states have sparked a renewed interest in waste-to-energy opportunities.
Wisconsin companies may find opportunities in the Australian state.
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The Australian state is planning large projects that will provide opportunities for Wisconsin companies.
With a new cybersecurity strategy, the government will invest more than $176 million over the next four years, and Wisconsin companies can help provide solutions.
Advanced manufacturing; food and agribusiness; medical technologies and pharmaceuticals; mining equipment, technology and services; and oil, gas and energy have been identified as the priority sectors.
The majority of Australia’s 24-million-plus population lives in its cities, which are responsible for more than 80 percent of national economic output. However, the rise of knowledge-based industries and a growing population present both opportunities and challenges for Australia’s metropolitan and regional city administrators. Consequently, there is a growing need for improved infrastructure, intelligent transport systems and cities that can operate in a more efficient and environmentally friendly manner.
Australia’s department store and supermarket industries are worth a combined $91 billion ($120 billion Australian), and are forecast to grow further. The supermarket and grocery industry alone is expected to grow to $87 billion ($115 billion Australian) by 2020-21, creating significant opportunities for Wisconsin exporters of products suited to the supermarket and grocery store sectors.
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is home to about 7.3 million people, has Sydney as the state capital, and is viewed as a major global and Asia-Pacific cultural hub. In addition to being Australia’s oldest, largest and most cosmopolitan state, it is also an economic powerhouse with an economy larger than Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
Queensland is geographically the second-largest of Australia’s six states, occupying about 25 percent of the continent. Its population of 4.7 million is expected to increase to 6.1 million within 10 years, and most of this growth will occur in the southeast corner. Queensland has the most geographically dispersed
In 2015, Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) spokesman Peter Gibson was quoted as saying that CASA was being inundated with an unprecedented number of applications to commercially operate drones: "They're being used in agriculture, mining, by police forces, fire brigades, aerial photography, survey work, mapping, all sorts of things… and the applications people are putting them to broadens all the time.” In September 2016, new, relaxed drone regulations come into force, and it is expected that this will help the industry take off.
Australia is a strategic export market for U.S. exporters of agricultural machinery and equipment, and in 2014-15, the U.S. was Australia’s largest import source for agricultural machinery and parts. At $372 million, imports from the U.S. accounted for nearly half of Australia’s total imports in this category.