Houston on board
NEWLY appointed special envoy for trade and investment Angus Houston will join State Government ministers and business leaders on a visit to South-East Asia nations.
The trade mission to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand will focus on defence and advanced manufacturing, food, wine and agribusiness, health and aged care, and tourism, arts and education.
The initiative is part of Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith’s strategy to bring improved structure and regularity to trade missions led by senior government ministers.
The Department of State Development will assist established businesses set up meetings with potential partners.
The mission will take place from August 16 to August 22.