Regional Development Australia Sydney, Camden Region Economic Taskforce & NSW Department of Industry invite you to a free “Building Export Capability for Small to Medium Enterprises” workshop to be held at Camden Council on 22 November 2018.
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Rising trade tensions, ongoing geo-political ructions and tighter financing conditions saw the IMF cut its global growth forecast by 0.2 percentage points to 3.7% per annum in 2018 and 2019. While the global economy remains on track to match last year’s performance, which was the strongest pace of growth since 2011, this was the first IMF downgrade in more than two years.
Do you have experiences to share regarding trade and investment with the European Union? We’d like to hear from you.
Have your say through our consultations process and join the growing number of individuals, businesses and chambers that have provided detailed input so far.
Did you know 1 in 3 Australian businesses with Asian operations make more than 40% of their revenue from Asia? Have you thought about exporting to other international markets? Do you know how to get started? Visit ANZ Be Trade Ready, a digital tool developed in collaboration with the Export Council of Australia, to enable Australian businesses to research, plan and prepare for international expansion.
Exporters, businesses looking for funding, family offices, fund managers and professional services are invited to join the mission to the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) and Asia Family Office (AFO) conferences as well as our tailored itinerary including a trip to Shenzhen.
The Global Trade Accelerator Program (GTA) is a virtual program enabling NSW-based exporters and trade professionals to gain market research advice from teams of international university students.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement to bring forward a review of port regulatory pricing and charges.
Nineteen New South Wales businesses have been recognised and celebrated for their outstanding success and contribution to the state’s trade output at the Premier’s New South Wales Export Awards which were held at the Star last night (Wednesday 24 October 2018).
It’s official! Another 12 businesses have joined the prestigious list of Western Australia’s best at this year's 30th Western Australian Industry &
Export Awards. In the presence of peers from the international business community, winners of this year’s awards were announced at a gala ceremony
on Thursday 18 October 2018.
It’s been more than a decade in the making. And it’s been the subject of heated debate between supporters and opponents since it was first mooted. But finally, the TPP-11 or Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership as it is more formally known, is now set in stone.
Sixteen Queensland businesses have been recognised and celebrated for their outstanding success and contribution to the state’s trade output at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards which were held at the Hilton Brisbane last night (Thursday 11 October 2018).
AIBS 2018 results are here: brighter days are expected ahead, leading to strong employment plans in Australia.
Are you thinking of expanding your business into an emerging market? Efic’s Chief Economist, Cassandra Winzenried, talks about the broader macroeconomic and country risks facing Australian export businesses wanting to expand overseas.
The Export Council of Australia congratulates the finalists announced for the 2018 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. As exporters from across the state compete for 13 industry categories and 3 state-based awards, the program celebrates business excellence in international trade.
The Export Council of Australia, together with the WA Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, is pleased to announce the finalists for this
year's 30th Western Australian Industry & Export Awards. From all reaches of the state, 28 businesses have been nominated for this year’s awards
across 14 categories.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA), along with our principal partner the New South Wales Government, and our 2018 Award Sponsors, is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2018 Premier’s NSW Export Awards.
Tickets are now on sale to attend the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Join us for Queensland’s most prestigious export recognition program the annual Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) commends Labor on its decision to support the TPP-11. Modelling commissioned by major Australian industry associations (including the ECA) shows that as it stands, Australia’s economy will be $15.6bn bigger if it joins the TPP-11. If just five more countries join the agreement, that would increase to $22.1bn.
FD Global Connections, in partnership with Tyro FinTech Hub, Lab1492 and supported by Australian FinTech, is offering the NYC Immersion Program for Australian companies ready to scale into the US.
Five new benefits for Australian Trusted Traders, were announced at the annual symposium held on 8 August 2018. There are over 200 accredited Trusted Traders who are able to access these benefits with estimated savings of $3.2 billion projected for Australian business over the 10 year period to 2025.
The ECA is proud to partner with other major industry associations on a report modelling the benefits the TPP-11. The report, written by internationally-respected economists, finds that Australia’s GDP in 2030 will be $15.6 billion higher under the TPP-11.
In the latest edition of World Risk Developments, Efic highlights the fragilities in the Chinese economy and how this could affect Australia’s education exports.
Don't miss the chance to attend the last series of Getting the Documentation Right course in this year. Registrations are still open if you or your staff are interested in attending the course in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.