Victorian trade authorities have identified Malaysia and Singapore as key export markets for the technology sector in the coming decade.
The Victorian Government’s southeast Asia trade commissioner Tim Dillon
said new opportunities would emerge for the Australian tech companies
in both countries as they prepared to invest heavily in industry
Dillon will head a new Victorian Government trade office in Kuala Lumpur to be opened next month.
Australia’s signing of the free trade agreement with Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) would almost certainly boost trade in
the region, Dillon said.
With the food and beverage industry, Victoria has singled out ICT as
the sector with the best new opportunities in the Singapore and
In its export development strategies paper, the Victorian government
says both countries had good communications and technology
infrastructure and a strong, qualified labour force to service these
Dillon says in Malaysia there were especially good opportunities in
eHealth, eLearning, eSecurity and eGovernment, as well as in creative
multimedia – including games development – as well as
In Singapore, the recognised ICT hub for ASEAN, good opportunities
existed in eGovernment and eHealth, as well as web applications and
"In terms of economic growth and trade, South East Asia is on the move
and we need to be part of this," Dillon said. "Some Victorian
businesses are already capitalising on this growth, but we want to see
many more businesses taking advantage of … export opportunities on our
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