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Carve up the competition this Thanksgiving

Carve up the competition this Thanksgiving

22.11.2018 IP Australia

It’s Thanksgiving in the USA, a time for food, football and family. If you’re thinking about expanding your business and entering the US market, it’s important to understand how to protect your brand while you’re there.
To assist Australian businesses entering the United States (US) market, IP Australia has created a suite of resources, starting with trade marks. This new content highlights the important steps businesses should take before they expand into the US.

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HSBC International Business Guides

HSBC International Business Guides

15.11.2018 ​HSBC Bank Australia

HSBC has recently launched 17 new International Business Guides which provide business leaders with key facts and insights on doing business in countries and territories around the world.

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The most valuable assets in your factory are the ones you can’t see

The most valuable assets in your factory are the ones you can’t see

14.11.2018 Michael Masterson

“Manufacturing” conjures up images of machines, production lines and products. In the past, the value of a manufacturing company lay primary in its tangible assets such as land, buildings and equipment. However times have changed. Today, the real value of a manufacturer is more likely to lie in its intangible assets such as the industrial know-how, systems and processes that keeps such organisations running safely, efficiently and competitively.

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How to increase your business export capability

How to increase your business export capability

09.11.2018 Angela Wright

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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Efic’s global economic update out now

Efic’s global economic update out now

05.11.2018 Efic

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.

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The New Be Trade Ready tool is out now to enable Australian exporters to grow in more markets

The New Be Trade Ready tool is out now to enable Australian exporters to grow in more markets

01.11.2018 Jacqueline Wong

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.

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Winners announced at 2018 Premier's NSW Export Awards

Winners announced at 2018 Premier's NSW Export Awards

25.10.2018 Kristina Koprivica

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).

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Winners of the 30th Western Australian Industry and Export Awards Announced

Winners of the 30th Western Australian Industry and Export Awards Announced

24.10.2018 Honor Iosif

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.  


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Outstanding Queensland businesses win export awards

Outstanding Queensland businesses win export awards

12.10.2018 Richelle Ward

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).

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Efic’s Chief Economist on emerging markets

Efic’s Chief Economist on emerging markets

25.09.2018 Efic

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.

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ECA announces Premier of QLDs Export Award Finalists

ECA announces Premier of QLDs Export Award Finalists

14.09.2018 Richelle Ward

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.

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Introducing our 30th Western Australian Industry and Export Awards Finalists

Introducing our 30th Western Australian Industry and Export Awards Finalists

13.09.2018 Honor Iosif

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.

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The ECA commends Labor for supporting the TPP-11

The ECA commends Labor for supporting the TPP-11

11.09.2018 Heath Baker

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.

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Recognising the benefits of the TPP-11

Recognising the benefits of the TPP-11

05.09.2018 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

The Morrison Government welcomes new analysis confirming the real benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) to Australian businesses and the overall economy.

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