ECA

The Peak Membership Body for companies involved in International Business

 

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) has a long, proud history of supporting Australian international business. For the past 60 years we have encouraged, educated and assisted Australian companies to take on the world.

The ECA has the development of Australia’s resources via the promotion of Australian industry in international markets as our primary goal.

We achieve this goal by:

  • Developing international business skills
  • Building Australian business capacity
  • Conducting international market research
  • Helping to break down barriers to trade
  • Building global networks
  • Informing Australian trade policy

Think globally. Think ECA!


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Dee-Ann Prather, Down Under Enterprises International
NSW Women in Global Business Award winner
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The Export Council of Australia

Building Australian business capacity
Building Australian business capacity

A range of business reports and apps to help you navigate doing business in new markets

Building global networks
Building global networks

Keeping you  up to date with international trade news and connecting you with international networks

 

 


 

Conducting international market research
Conducting international market research

Access to a range of business reports to help you navigate doing business in new markets

Developing international business skills
Developing international business skills

Educational programs for companies engaged in international business


 

Helping to break down barriers to trade
Helping to break down barriers to trade

Engaging with our members on trade policy related issues

 

 

Informing Australian trade policy
Informing Australian trade policy

Playing an active role in advocating on behalf of Australian companies.

Rewards
Rewards

Rewarding excellence in international business

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Award Winning
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Trade Policy
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Business Tools
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Events

The ECA runs a range of seminars and networking events. To learn more about important trade topics that affect your business please make sure to sign up to the ECA’s newsletter and receive notifications of upcoming events.

Courses & Workshops

Take advantage of our new range of educational programs with topics that target new, established, and advanced companies engaged in international business.

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NSW
NSW
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7 February 2017 Pricing for International Success. Sydney, February 21 February 2017 Introduction to rules of origin. Sydney, February 21 February 2017 Pricing for Import Success. Sydney, February 7 March 2017 Getting the Documentation Right. Sydney, March 28 March 2017 Getting the Import Documentation Right. Sydney, March 4 April 2017 Managing Your International Freight Risks. Sydney, April 5 April 2017 Managing Your International Freight Risks. Melbourne, April 25 April 2017 Managing Your International Freight Risks for Import. Sydney, April 2 May 2017 Financing for Global Growth. Sydney, May 30 May 2017 Import Financing for Growth. Sydney, May 6 June 2017 Growing Your Business Offshore. Sydney, June 20 June 2017 Regulation and Compliance for Importing. Sydney, June 4 July 2017 Pitching for International Success. Sydney, July 8 August 2017 Supply Chain Security. Sydney, August 29 August 2017 Getting the Documentation Right. Sydney, August 5 September 2017 Introduction to rules of origin. Sydney, September 3 October 2017 Introduction to the Principles of Tariff Classification. Sydney, October 7 November 2017 International Trade Regulation and Compliance. Sydney, November
ACT
ACT
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NT
NT
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QLD
QLD
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SA
SA
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TAS
TAS
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VIC
VIC
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8 February 2017 Pricing for International Success. Melbourne, February 22 February 2017 Pricing for Import Success. Melbourne, February 8 March 2017 Getting the Documentation Right. Melbourne, March 29 March 2017 Getting the Import Documentation Right. Melbourne, March 26 April 2017 Managing Your International Freight Risks for Import. Melbourne, April 3 May 2017 Financing for Global Growth. Melbourne, May 31 May 2017 Import Financing for Growth. Melbourne, May 7 June 2017 Growing Your Business Offshore. Melbourne, June 21 June 2017 Regulation and Compliance for Importing. Melbourne, June 5 July 2017 Pitching for International Success. Melbourne, July 9 August 2017 Supply Chain Security. Melbourne, August 30 August 2017 Getting the Documentation Right. Melbourne, August 6 September 2017 Introduction to rules of origin. Melbourne, September 4 October 2017 Introduction to the Principles of Tariff Classification. Melbourne, October 8 November 2017 International Trade Regulation and Compliance. Melbourne, November
WA
WA
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Publications

ASEAN Connected
ASEAN Connected

This report discusses the opportunities that Australian companies can leverage today, keeping our focus practical while also highlighting emerging trends which are building the more connected ASEAN of tomorrow.

Why ASEAN and why now? »
ICC Guide to Incoterms 2010 Buy Now »
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone & Australia Purchase Publication »
Trade Policy Recommendations 3.0: 2015/2016 Download Publication »
Demystifying Korea Purchase Publication »
Mexico: Gateway to the Americas Download Publication »

Keep up to date with international trade news, from the ECA, Government, our partners and sponsors.

ASEAN Connected
ASEAN Connected Export Council of Australia

The ECA is pleased to launch the ASEAN Connected report to highlight regional opportunity for Australian companies, together with our partner HSBC Australia. This report is aimed at assisting Australian exporters in navigating the region by highlighting a small slice of the opportunity available, as well as provide a practical resource in how to access it. We hope this report will encourage more Australian companies to seriously consider and actively engage in the vast opportunity available to us in the ASEAN region. Download this essential report by clicking here  >

 

 

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Australian Export Handbook 21st Edition
Australian Export Handbook 21st Edition Export Council of Australia

The essential international business tool kit is a comprehensive guide to ALL of the practical aspects of managing an international business. Anyone involved in selling products/ services internationally should have a copy of this sitting on their desk!


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Book in before it books out – Launching one on one mentoring for ECA business members!
Book in before it books out – Launching one on one mentoring for ECA business members! Export Council of Australia

Does 45 minutes with an expert to talk about YOUR business, YOUR challenges or YOUR opportunities sound appealing? Click here for more information.

If you’re a business member with the ECA, you’re in luck! The opportunity to sit down with an expert, from Friday August 26th, is available to you for FREE as part of your membership.

Marshalling our network of experts, the ECA is proud to present our first series of mentoring sessions designed for you, our business members!

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Doing Business in China
Doing Business in China Export Council of Australia

The ECA has developed a quick reference guide to doing business in China. The app contains the basics of everything you need to demystify business in this important market, from market opportunities to ChAFTA at a glance.


 

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New app to help Australian businesses export
New app to help Australian businesses export Export Council of Australia

Doing Business overseas can be daunting and without the right tools, knowledge and support, it’s easy to make a mistake. The Export Essentials App helps SME’s understand the fundamentals of exporting and the key areas you will need to consider as part of their export ready journey.

The App takes you through technical information and describes it in a clear, digestible and engaging manner, from analysing whether exporting is right for you through to checklists and steps for export success.

It also includes key contacts for more help, key export finance terms to help business understand the jargon, case studies and business tools.

Download Apple >

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The biggest survey of its kind and the results are now in!
The biggest survey of its kind and the results are now in! Export Council of Australia

On behalf of the Export Council of Australia (ECA), Austrade and Efic I would like to sincerely thank all the companies that participated in the Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) survey late last year.

Your ongoing support of AIBS has greatly assisted the ECA over the years so that we can support our members.

The results are NOW in, the data has been analysed and YOU can now find out what the state of play is for Australia’s international businesses.

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