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Inquiry into Western Australia's economic relationship with the Republic of India

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Inquiry status:Current
Date commenced:15 Aug 2019
Tabling date:27 Aug 2020
Deadline for submissions:31 Jan 2020
Committee:Economics and Industry Standing Committee
House:Legislative Assembly
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:the Economics and Industry Standing Committee will inquire into and report on matters relating to Western Australia’s economic relationship with the Republic of India. In particular, the Committee will evaluate:

1) Economic developments in India over the last decade and their implications for the bilateral trading relationship;

2) Current status of India’s trading relationship with Western Australia;

3) Existing barriers or impediments to trade; and

4) Opportunities to strengthen the trading relationship, including:

    a) the Sister State Relationship between the State Government of Western Australia and the State Government of Andhra Pradesh;
    b) the role of the Indian diaspora business and entrepreneur community;
    c) strategies to attract inbound investment to Western Australia; and
    d) developing existing and new export markets in India in target sectors, including:

      i) international education;
      ii) tourism;
      iii) minerals and energy;
      iv) advanced manufacturing; and
      v) agribusiness.

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
19 Feb 202009:45 AMMeeting Room 2Perth USAsia CentreProfessor Gordon Flake, Chief Executive Officer; Professor Stephen Smith, Director, Distinguished Fellow; Hugo Seymour, Research Analyst.Yes
Videos: Perth USAsia Centre
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Professor Stephen Smith (Board Member, Perth USAsia Centre), Professor Gordon Flake (CEO, Perth USAsia Centre),
Mr Hugo Seymour (Research Analyst, Perth USAsia Centre) on 19 Feb 2020
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents