Australian Delegation Talks Internet-Enabled Trade in San Jose

January 21, 2014

Attendees, pictured above: Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade and Investment; Kim Beazley, Australian Ambassador to the U.S.; Nigel Warren, Consul-General, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner, Australian Consulate-General, San Francisco; Chris Decure, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Angus Barker, Senior Advisor to Minister Robb; John Brenton, Vice Consul, Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles.

Last week, a delegation from Australia that included Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, and the Australian Ambassador to the U.S., Kim Beazley, spent time at eBay Inc. headquarters in San Jose, California.  The eBay Inc. Government Relations team presented on the power of Internet-enabled trade and technology in supporting businesses in Australia and around the globe.  The Minister was in town promoting Australia's attractiveness for new or expanded investment and trade.

eBay Inc. has enjoyed a close partnership with Australia since launching operations in 1999.  With high mobile usage, the country is primed to take advantage of innovations emerging on eBay Inc.'s platforms which will create new business opportunities and make shopping a painless experience for eBay Inc. customers in Australia.