AACCI Newsletter #1
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Message from the AACCI CEO

Hello! and welcome to the AACCI Newsletter. I am delighted to deliver this communication in recognition of the importance of keeping our members and stakeholders informed of our activities advancing the Australia-Arab trade relationship. We exist to serve your needs by connecting you with business opportunities in the Arab world. AACCI is determined to be relevant and deliver tangible benefits for our members.

For this reason, AACCI is urging the Australian Government to enter into Negotiations with Gulf States for Double Taxation Agreements. Click here to read more

For the last six months, AACCI has rigourously tried and successfully achieved a refreshed look and a new momentum in it's profile and presence. We have had a great year of success in ascertaining and implementing the key goals for AACCI,  in providing to members and the business community high-profile and content driven events and seminars, and advocating for our members in easing the process of export certification to the Arab world. Click here to read more
AACCI hosts MENA Connections Seminars

Australian Ambassadors & Austrade Trade Commissioners gave presentations at high-profile events in VIC, QLD & SA.
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AACCI hosts NSW Agribusiness Seminar

The Saudi Ambassador, HE Nabil Al-Saleh spoke about modern Saudi Arabia. The other speakers included Rabobank, ECA, MLA and AACCI CEO.
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Upcoming Events
AACCI welcomes UAE Ambassador to Australia

The SA Chapter hosted the new UAE Ambassador Dr Obaid Alhairi Salem Alketbi to Adelaide for a lunch in his honour.
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AACCI at UAE infrastructure event, NATRANS 2015
AACCI recognised as supporter of the largest UAE infrastructure event, with NSW Chair, Mohamed Hage there as speaker. $200 billion worth of transport projects approved at event.
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Past Events
Our longest standing supporter and member, Joseph Rizk, Managing Director & CEO of Arab Bank Australia is honoured with the Order of Australia Medal in July 2015.  We extend our congratualtions to you! Read more
One of our esteemed meat exporter member, Cedar Meats Australia wins the 2015 Ethnic Business Award in the Medium to Large Business Category, Founder Joseph Kairouz accepts. Read more
Egyptian president approves $2.2bn oil and gas exploration contracts

Reuters, 04/11/2015
Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi approved six new oil and gas exploration contracts for investments worth at least US$2.2 billion, the Oil Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Jordan to negotiate new IMF aid deal as growth flags

Reuters, 04/11/2015
Jordan will begin negotiating a new funding program with the International Monetary Fund this week to help boost its growth which is flagging after regional turmoil hit its main trade links.
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Morocco sees $10bn from auto industry exports by 2020

Arab News, 04/11/2015
Morocco expects auto industry exports to reach an annual 100 billion dirhams ($10.2 billion) by 2020 as a result of PSA Peugeot Citroen starting production at its new 557 million euro ($630 million) factory. 
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MENA carriers to invest $730bn in new fleet over next 20 years

Arabian Business, 04/11/2015
The Middle East demand for new aircraft will see carriers in the region invest $730 billion in new airplanes over the next 20 years, according to research by Boeing. 
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