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The Australia-Singapore business connection: February '13

The Australia-Singapore business connection: February '13

Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Gadens, Perfection Fresh and Inex were some of the companies that made headlines in February.


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Thursday 7 March 2013

'The Singapore-Australia business connection’ recaps some of what’s been happening in business that links Australia and Singapore.

In this, the second edition:

  • Australian food producer to open export division in Singapore
  • ASX links Australian Liquidity Centre to Singapore
  • Singapore company’s prenatal test hits Australian market
  • Australian law firm considers equity stake in a Singapore firm
  • Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines join forces
  • Qantas announces overhaul of scheduled flights to Singapore

Headlines and links below:

Perfection Fresh establishes export base in Singapore
22 February
Australian food producer and exporter, Perfection Fresh Australia, will open an Asian export division in Singapore by June 30.  

ASX Links Liquidity Centre to Singapore, London and Chicago
21 February
ASX has launched ASX Net Global, a low-latency network that will allow global customers to connect to the ASX and ASX24 trading platforms and services located in the ASX Australian Liquidity Centre (ALC).,-London-and-Chicago/43509  

Inex iGeneScreen Prenatal Test hits Australia
February 19
Primary Health Care to distribute Singapore-based Inex Innovations Exchange's iGeneScreen Prenatal Test in Australia. The blood test is non-invasive and detects Down Syndrome and Edwards Syndrome with 99 percent accuracy  

Gadens wants deeper immersion in Asia
19 February
AFTER opening an office in Singapore, Gadens Lawyers is considering a long-term plan that could give it an equity stake in one of the island state's law firms.  

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines join forces
5 February
Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have partnered on a national advertising campaign inviting British holidaymakers to experience Australia for their next long haul trip.  

Qantas revs up for Asia: new lounges & services
4 February
Following an extensive overhaul of scheduled flights to Singapore and Hong Kong, Qantas will cap its new Asian focus with the introduction of new lounges and in-flight services along with a potential upgrade to business class seats on the route.  

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