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.

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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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ASEAN Connected Why ASEAN and why now? »
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone & Australia Purchase Publication »
Trade Policy Recommendations 3: 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.

Looking to start in the world of international business?

Looking to start in the world of international business?

The ECA is pleased to launch a new contemporary online, interactive program for companies looking to start their journey of expanding into overseas markets.

This course is:

  • Contemporary: a highly unique online, award-winning and interactive program 
  • Collaborative: a platform to encourage engagement and
    peer-to-peer learning
  • Connected: leverage a network of international trade experts to deepen engagement 
  • Flexible: the freedom to learn in your own time and at your own pace
The Going Global program aims to help you to demystify developing your international business strategy so that you are armed with the right skills and the right toolkit to embark confidently in the next stage of growing your business. Enrol today >


 

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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.

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Australian International Business Survey (AIBS) 2017

Australian International Business Survey (AIBS) 2017 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.

Click here to download the report.

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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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