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Federal Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan

Tehan Heads To Europe

Tehan Heads To Europe

Federal Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan

Tehan departs to advance FTA negotiations and vaccine diplomacy

Minister for Wannon Dan Tehan, will this afternoon head overseas, as part of his role as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.

Mr Tehan will travel to Europe and the United Kingdom for further Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations, to encourage investment in Australia and to discuss vaccine supply.

His first stop will be Geneva, where he will meet with the World Trade Organization Director-General Okonjo-Iweala.

“Trade creates jobs, it supports economic growth and our standard of living, it promotes international engagement and collaboration and it’s mutually beneficial,” Mr Tehan said.

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“Trade Agreements with the EU and UK would give Australian producers preferential access to more than 500 million consumers and that will translate to more jobs, growth, economic and trade opportunities and innovation in Australia"

“I will also be discussing the supply of EU-produced COVID-19 vaccines that Australia has contracted and how we can work with the EU to enhance the global supply of vaccines.”

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