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55th Australian Export Awards

55th Australian Export Awards

26.05.2017 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

The success of Australia’s exporters will be celebrated through the 55th Australian Export Awards program, which opens today. The awards highlight the international business success of Australian companies based on export growth, marketing and financial strategies. I encourage exporters from all states and territories to enter.

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Apply now for the 2017 WA Industry & Export Awards

Apply now for the 2017 WA Industry & Export Awards

26.05.2017 Lisa McAuley

The Export Council of Australia (ECA), with the WA Department of Commerce and our valued award partners, are pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 Western Australian Industry & Export Awards are now open.

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2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Toowoomba

2017 QLD Export Awards and ASEAN Market Briefing Toowoomba

26.05.2017 Export Council of Australia

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) in collaboration with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) are delighted to present an event for prospective and established exporters who are looking to expand their business operations and connect into ASEAN.

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Funding Available For Women’s Leadership Development

Funding Available For Women’s Leadership Development

25.05.2017 Women and Leadership Australia

All women are invited to apply for a limited pool of residual scholarship funding that has been provisioned for participation in a range of leadership development courses. The grants are allocated for the current financial year and must be awarded prior to June 30th, 2017.

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EU-Singapore FTA Moving Forward At Last

EU-Singapore FTA Moving Forward At Last

25.05.2017 Deborah Elms

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has finally issued a ruling on the vexing issue of what to do about a pending trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Singapore. Nearly all of the agreement will now start coming into force after an exchange of signatures and companies can prepare for the benefits of this FTA.

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Market Access For Goods In TPP11

Market Access For Goods In TPP11

25.05.2017 Deborah Elms

The trade ministers from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries will be gathering this weekend in Hanoi to discuss bringing the agreement into force. While the TPP didn’t require many changes from the United States, which is already relatively open, and then structured the overall agreement largely to match its own domestic procedures, the same cannot be said for the remaining TPP members.

 

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It’s less than six weeks until US-bound air cargo screening requirements change. Are you ready?

It’s less than six weeks until US-bound air cargo screening requirements change. Are you ready?

24.05.2017 Sachi Wimmer, OTS

In less than six weeks, changes to the screening of US-bound air cargo will impact your US export business. After 1 July 2017, you will be unable to export to the US by air unless you comply with US air cargo screening requirements that require strict 100 per cent piece-level screening. While these requirements are imposed by the US Government, it is your responsibility to check what impact the changes will have on your business. Many of businesses have already secured their export arrangements. Are you ready? 

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International Business Today Autumn 2017 is out now!

International Business Today Autumn 2017 is out now!

19.04.2017 Tim Michael

Welcome to the autumn edition of International Business Today – our first for 2017. In this edition we explore the Netherlands: the gateway to Europe. So dust off those old wooden clogs and break out the crackers and Dutch Gouda as Niels Strazdins gives you a special insight into this tiny powerhouse, strategically located between Europe’s two biggest continental economies. Niels explains why the Netherlands is now one of the hottest start-up hubs in Europe – and identifies opportunities for Australian exporters. The country provides an ideal place for Australian entrepreneurs and start-ups to begin their international journey.

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Roundtable Discussion: Certificates of Origin

Roundtable Discussion: Certificates of Origin

12.04.2017 Lisa McAuley

Have you ever wished for a streamlined process around Certificates of Origin? We want to know from you about key “pain points” and suggestions to make it easier for you. There could be a solution around the corner, but we need to hear from you.

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New Online Tool to Assist Exporters

New Online Tool to Assist Exporters

10.03.2017 Lisa McAuley

A new digital tool has been launched to help Australian businesses plan for international expansion with a one-stop-shop that provides data-driven insights to support export plans.

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Export Essentials App: The benefits of exporting

Export Essentials App: The benefits of exporting

03.02.2017 Lisa McAuley

Many SMEs struggle with the idea of exporting or doing business overseas, especially when their local business is going well. However, there are many benefits to taking your products or services to the world, such as: Increased sales revenue and profit; lowering risk & more innovation. And when your business succeeds, so does Australia, as exports are a driver of economic growth, job creation and long-term prosperity.

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New app to help Australian businesses export

New app to help Australian businesses export

04.10.2016 The Hon Steven Ciobo MP

The Turnbull Government is helping Aussie businesses become exporters through a new app launched today. Export Essentials, now available for Apple and Android devices from their app stores, is the first of its kind specifically targeting the export community.

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