Department of State Development


South Australia’s services exports outstrip national average

26 May 2017 Trade, Investment

South Australia’s total services exports were $2.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year and better than the national average of nine per cent.

Agreement to increase opportunities for South Australia

16 May 2017 Trade, Investment

South Australian Government leaders and their Chinese counterparts in Shanxi Province are today signing an agreement with potentially lucrative education, research and trade outcomes in sectors as diverse as water and Chinese medicine.

Shandong agreements promoting shared benefits of scientific collaboration

12 May 2017 Trade, Investment

A joint laboratory in terrestrial and marine biotechnology products between the Shandong Academy of Sciences and Flinders University was announced today as part of the State Government’s 2017 business mission to China.

New office to support increasingly productive Shandong relationship

11 May 2017 Trade, Investment

Minister for Investment and Trade, Martin Hamilton-Smith, will today officially open a new and expanded office in Jinan to provide a focal point for South Australia’s growing trade relationship with Shandong Province.

Rare opportunity for local artists to exhibit in China

10 May 2017 Trade, Investment

Five South Australian artists will have their work displayed in China for the first time, as part of the State Government’s cultural delegation to Shandong.

'Soccer Swap' to kick off next big co-production

10 May 2017 Trade, Investment

Following the global success of TV program Chef Exchange, the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith today announced the development of the next big Chinese co-production, Soccer Swap.

Regional Summit to spark conversation on the changing nature of work

09 May 2017 Investment

Innovators and regional leaders will come together in Clare later this month to explore the changing nature of the regional workforce at the third annual Regional Summit.

Business mission to visit China Southern freight facilities

09 May 2017 Investment

Minister for Trade and Investment Martin Hamilton-Smith and South Australian business representatives will today tour the facilities of China Southern Airlines in Guangzhou to explore the potential for increased goods trade between Adelaide and the s

Friendship blossoms as State’s businesses prepare to woo China

05 May 2017 Trade, Investment

More than 200 South Australians will be heading to China this weekend to seek new opportunities and consolidate existing relationships in order to boost exports and create jobs for the State.

Major international buyers arrive in South Australia

01 May 2017 Investment

Around 20 major international buyers are in Adelaide on a three-day trade mission showcasing South Australia’s high quality food and wine.