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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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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Publications

ICC Guide to Incoterms 2010
ICC Guide to Incoterms 2010

This ICC Guide to Incoterms® 2010 will help importers and exporters avoid costly misunderstandings by clearly defining the responsibilities of sellers and buyers for the delivery of goods.

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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 »
Advancing Trade Development Purchase Print Publication »

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

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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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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