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Geraldton - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Geraldton - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

05.03.2019 Austrade

Join Austrade for this free information seminar in Geraldton WA and find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

04.03.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australia and Indonesia have today signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic management in one of our most important relationships.

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Efic’s latest economic update on the global economy

Efic’s latest economic update on the global economy

04.03.2019 Export Finance Australia

Increased policy uncertainty stemming from the ongoing US-China trade stoush, other geopolitical disturbances, and tighter credit conditions at the back end of 2018 are sapping both trade and investment (see chart below).

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Orange - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Orange - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

04.03.2019 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) countries.

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Penrith - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Penrith - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

04.03.2019 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) countries.

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Imminent changes to air cargo security arrangements

Imminent changes to air cargo security arrangements

20.02.2019 Heath Baker

In just nine days there will be major changes to the way air cargo exports are screened.From 1 March 2019, all outbound international air cargo, regardless of destination, must:

  • be examined—at piece-level—by a Regulated Air Cargo Agent (RACA); or
  • originate from a Known Consignor. 

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Meeting your supply chain cashflow needs with Efic

Meeting your supply chain cashflow needs with Efic

20.02.2019 Export Finance Australia

Finding new opportunities and partnerships to grow your business is exciting – but also comes with key financial challenges. As an export supply chain business, you may find that delivering on your contracts can put extra strain on your operating costs and cashflow.

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Capturing the Global Private Brand Opportunity

Capturing the Global Private Brand Opportunity

19.02.2019 Tom Stephens

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic growth in private brands around the world. In 2017 every continent showed growth in the market share of private brands with Europe now just under 50% in unit sales. The global market share approaches 17% of all food products sold and is increasing at an accelerating rate.

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The 2nd China International Import Expo Business Forum

The 2nd China International Import Expo Business Forum

14.02.2019 Richelle Ward

CIIE is the world’s first national-level Import Exhibition and a significant innovation in the history of international trade. Following the highly successful inaugural event last year, the Chinese Government will again host the Expo on 5 - 10 November at the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center. The Expo will be attended by Central Government trade delegations with purchase demand as well as buyers from other countries.

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WA: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

WA: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

11.02.2019 Honor Iosif

Is your business ready to "Get Set and Go Global in 2019?" A major step in your export journey is choosing who to entrust with your product or service internationally. Join us on Thursday 28 February for Choosing and Managing Your Export Partners - a one-day "ask and learn" intensive program covering decision making when choosing your exporting partners, and the options available to manage the complexities of both long-distance and local business relationships.

Limited spaces available. Bookings and more information click here

 

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Efic’s 3 steps to building relationships in the export supply chain

Efic’s 3 steps to building relationships in the export supply chain

11.02.2019 Export Finance Australia

At Efic, we work with a wide range of supply chain businesses and understand that partnering with other businesses in the export supply chain can be a powerful growth strategy. A strong relationship allows you to work together to leverage each other’s strengths and create time and cost efficiencies.

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Understanding Trade Marks Webinar - IP Australia

Understanding Trade Marks Webinar - IP Australia

06.02.2019 IP Australia

Your brand is your identity; it’s how your customers know who you are. This could be your business name, logo or a catchy slogan. The more successful your business, the more valuable your brand becomes, so it’s worth protecting.

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Queensland Businesses: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

Queensland Businesses: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

04.02.2019 Richelle Ward

Strap yourselves in for an ECA “Get Set and Go Global” intensive program as we cover topics that are crucial for new or established companies involved in international trade. This one-day program is jam-packed with export essential discussions delivered by industry experts covering trade barriers, business structure and operations, intellectual property, asset management, plus so much more.

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Seminar: Franchising in New Zealand March 2019

Seminar: Franchising in New Zealand March 2019

04.02.2019 Austrade

Thinking about exporting your franchise system? Visiting New Zealand and hearing first hand from local experienced specialists will assist in your understanding of the potential of the market for your franchise. Use the seminar to do your homework.

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5 tips to break in to the export supply chain

5 tips to break in to the export supply chain

22.01.2019 Export Finance Australia

Tapping into a large international market can help you rapidly grow your business. As a vital link in a strong chain of businesses, you can gain access to networks, opportunities, industries and regions that you might not be able to achieve alone.

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Lunch and Learn - Get set and go global in 2019

Lunch and Learn - Get set and go global in 2019

17.01.2019 Kristen Mulligan

Join us for ECA’s FAST FEBRUARY, a jam-packed month of Lunch & Learn events covering topics crucial for all companies involved in international business, both established and new. Come and hear from our experts on getting started in export, who is out there to help, the scary bits, getting paid, dealing with financing, navigating policy and FTAs and much more. These are small group fast paced info sessions with plenty of time to drill down on your burning questions!

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IP for Digital Business Webinar - IP Australia

IP for Digital Business Webinar - IP Australia

14.01.2019 IP Australia

The digital economy is awash with fast-paced innovation, and for tech start-ups there is constant pressure to keep up. With so many other competing business priorities, thinking about intellectual property (IP) for ICT products and services can sometimes seem like a waste of precious time and money.

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Intellectual Property 101 Webinar - IP Australia

Intellectual Property 101 Webinar - IP Australia

08.01.2019 IP Australia

We know that start-ups are busy and thinking about intellectual property (IP) management can often seem like a waste of precious time and money. However, finding ways to protect your ideas is one of the best investments you can make in the long run, even with financial and time pressures.

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New Year brings good news for Australian exporters

New Year brings good news for Australian exporters

08.01.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australian farmers and businesses will continue to reap the benefits of Australia’s free trade agreements with further tariff cuts set to boost Australia’s competitive advantage in two of our major export markets.

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Tighter liquidity in Asia: not all gloom and doom in 2019

Tighter liquidity in Asia: not all gloom and doom in 2019

20.12.2018 Chris Little

Asia has been under pressure following tighter global liquidity in 2018. Coface’s index for measuring relative vulnerability to outflows points to increasing divergence in Asia. A few markets will benefit from strong fundamentals, proactive monetary policies and ample buffers to resist outflows but others will be under pressure. Above all, the relative sustainability of the real external position is the most significant factor. Lastly, countries that do not possess flexible exchange rate regimes may struggle to smooth out currency fluctuations.

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New series of webinars on a range of international trade topics

New series of webinars on a range of international trade topics

19.12.2018 Angela Wright

The ECA is pleased to launch a series of webinars that will assist you to understand a range of international trade topics, including e-commerce for International Markets, Free Trade Agreements, making the most of the TPP11, understanding Incoterms, and Proof of Origin declaration. These webinars are aimed at providing a snapshot of the fundamentals of each of these topics, and are ideal as a starting point on your international business journey.

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Policy corner: Jason Clare, TPP11, Brexit and more

Policy corner: Jason Clare, TPP11, Brexit and more

18.12.2018 Heath Baker

This edition of policy corner provides an update on the ECA members-only luncheon with Labor’s Shadow Minister for Trade, Jason Clare. It gives you advice to help you get ready for some big changes on the horizon: the TPP-11, a possible no-deal Brexit and changes to air cargo security requirements. Plus the launch of the government’s non-tariff barrier action plan and its proposed biosecurity levy.

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2019 APAC Corporate Payment Trends Survey

2019 APAC Corporate Payment Trends Survey

14.12.2018 Chris Little

To better understand the corporate credit risk status in Australia, Coface conducts the 8th Survey of Corporate Credit Risk Management in Asia Pacific in 2018. You are cordially invited to participate. By completing this brief survey, you will go into the draw to win a $500 David Jones gift card. 

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Efic reports on improving business conditions in Emerging Asia

Efic reports on improving business conditions in Emerging Asia

11.12.2018 Export Finance Australia

Improving business conditions in Emerging Asia, which account for 45% of Australia’s goods and service exports, are positive for Australian exporters. India has shot up the World Bank’s annual Ease of Doing Business (EDB) rankings, climbing 23 spots to 77th out of 190 countries in the last 12 months.

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