News you can use


One of the features being introduced this year is “<strong>News You Can Use</strong>”, which will be at the end of the newsletter. If you have tips like these to contribute, email them to us or post them on the Facebook page.

<h5><!--more-->From PT&amp;I’s China desk:</h5>
An importer seeks suppliers of vanilla beans from the Pacific Islands. PT&amp;I would like to hear from Pacific islands suppliers who can provide FOB price and volume details for Vanilla Beans. The specific requirement is that the beans must be 18cm or longer in length.

Interested suppliers please contact <span style="text-decoration: underline; color: #0000ff;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"></span></span> with relevant details.

<h5>From PT&amp;I’s Sydney desk:</h5>
An Australia based timber wholesaler seeks to import sustainably harvested timber. Preferred species are rosewood, kwila, merbau, vitex and selected hardwood species. Prefer kiln dried if possible. All export certificates, company registration and government approvals for export of timber will need to be sighted.

Contact Jeremy Grennell, Export Services Manager from the Sydney office of Pacific Islands Trade and Invest at E: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;"></span></span> with product and pricing information.

<h5>PT&amp;I managers in the Solomon Islands:</h5>
Jeremy Grennell, Export Services Manager and Tim Martin, Executive Manager, Investment and Tourism of PT&amp;I’s Sydney offices will be in the Solomon Islands from Monday, February 25 till Friday, March 1. Jeremy is keen to meet with any export ready companies looking to enter the Australian market in 2013. Tim and Jeremy will be in the country as part of the Australia Solomon Islands Business Mission

Please contact Jeremy on E: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;"></span></span> to book in a meeting for that week. For Investment or Tourism projects, please contact Tim Martin, on <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;"></span></span>. .