Australia’s chief negotiator for the EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement, Alison Burrows, delivered a Special Briefing on the status of the negotiations to members of the organisations that comprise the ABIE network
Our joint ABIE submission on the proposed Au-EU FTA has been uploaded to the DFAT website
Sydney, Australia, 12 Jul 2019
Our joint ABIE submission on the proposed Au-EU FTA has been uploaded to the DFAT website.
ABIE Submission on the EU FTA
Sydney, Australia, 03 Jul 2019
The relationship between the European Union and Australia has been maturing over many years. The Australian federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade notes that, at present, Australia and the European Union (EU) launched negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) on 18 June 2018.
Special Briefing by Australia’s lead negotiator Alison Burrows, Special Negotiator EU-FTA
Sydney, Australia, 04 Jul 2019
The international network of Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) organisations will host a briefing on the status of the negotiations for the EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement in Brussels.
ABIE in Brussels: 2018 EU-Australia Leadership Forum
Sydney, Australia, 04 Dec 2018
ABIE was well-represented by its participating organisations this week at the 2018 EU-Australia Leadership Forum in Brussels, part of the EU's suite of public diplomacy actions to build on the existing strong bilateral relationship and to broaden and deepen existing ties.
ABIE Statement of the EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Sydney, Australia, 18 Sep 2018
In total trade and investment, Europe remains Australia’s largest economic partner, and Australia is for Europe a strong economic and like-minded partner, strategically located and deeply connected within the fastest growing economic region in the world. Australia and Europe share fundamental values and a common commitment to open, transparent and well-regulated markets, and of high levels of social and environmental protection.
Australian Business in Europe (ABIE) brings together multiple organisations representing Australian and Australian-interested organisations across Europe with the shared objective of growing and strengthening the trade, investment, business and diplomatic ties between the two regions.