Global Table is shaping up to be the most exciting event on the agribusiness and food producers calendar in 2019, with keynote speakers announced including Secretary John Kerry (68th US Secretary of State) Dr Howard-Yana Shapiro (Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Inc), and Shama Sukul Lee (Founder and CEO, Sunfed Meats), plus international and domestic leaders speaking as part of an industry-leading conference program, including Sophie Krantz of the Export Council of Australia. Check out the agenda and speaker line-up here.
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The NSW Government invites you to a Managing Your Exports in Advanced Manufacturing and Defence sector workshop in Newcastle. This workshop aims to help exporters increase their knowledge of export practice and regulations to maximise opportunities and profitability.
Knowing your market in-depth is a crucial first step to successful exporting. That’s why we’ve put together Export Connect’s Market Visit Programme – to get people from your company on the ground in the places you want to sell. See where your products would sit, meet vetted buyers, and get the inside scoop on your target markets.
If you’re looking at expanding your business to China, protecting your intellectual property (IP) should be one of your highest priorities. In my role supporting Australian businesses at the Australian Embassy Beijing, I’ve seen two main ways Australians fail to protect their IP in China, both of which are largely preventable.
If you are a small or medium business and are looking for advice on how to become export ready and practical steps to entering or growing your export market, this FREE workshop is for you!
The NSW Government invites you to a Managing Your Exports workshop in Tamworth.This workshop aims to help exporters increase their knowledge of export practice and regulations to maximise opportunities and profitability.
As the owner of intellectual property (IP) rights, it’s your responsibility to enforce them. Effective enforcement of your IP is necessary to maintain their value in legal terms, to deter potential infringers and to retain the ability to attract commercial value.
If you are looking to expand your business overseas, an important part of your strategy should be seeking trade mark protection in the countries where
you are doing business. There are two ways to protect your trade mark overseas:
- File an application directly to each country
- File an application using the Madrid System, via IP Australia.
Looking to give your business a competitive edge internationally?
Australian businesses of all sizes are invited to enter the Export Awards (EA).
You can apply in one or more of up to 17 categories from e-Commerce to Manufacturing and everything in-between.
In partnership with ACBC, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) will host a business event to promote bilateral trade relations between Guangdong and Australia.
Australia’s trade surplus reached a record high last quarter, highlighting the important contribution of the nation’s export sector to the Australian economy and to creating more jobs.
WA exporters - now there’s no excuse for not getting your application in to this year’s WA Industry & Export Awards. The ECA’s Perth office will help write a draft application for businesses applying to the awards for the first time. Read on to find out more about this offer and how your business can benefit from being a part of these awards. Don't delay - applications for 2019 close 10 July.
If you’re expanding your business to the United States (US), it’s important to understand how to protect your brand while you’re there. Your trade mark shows your customers who you are and the more successful your business, the more valuable your trade mark becomes.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) welcomes the reappointment of the Hon Senator Simon Birmingham as the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
'We are very pleased to see Simon Birmingham return to the Trade Portfolio' said Heath Baker, acting CEO of the ECA.
As the sixth biggest country and 13th largest economy in the world, Australia is very important to the global economy. It is also a great place to live with Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide recently voted in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world.
Have you got a brilliant new idea for an online business? Or have you’ve already launched a tech startup and you’re looking opportunities to take your
technology abroad? The value that you build in your digital business is worth protecting.
With its open economy, large consumer base, macro-economic stability and ongoing structural reforms, Mexico will continue to grow as an attractive destination for foreign investors and exporters.
Regional Development Australia Sydney, The Hills Shire Council and the Export Council of Australia invite you to: "Going Global: an export guide for small and medium businesses."
When Narendra Modi ran for Prime Minister in 2014, he pledged to boost the competitiveness of India’s industrial sector to promote growth. Modi will be running for president again in India’s general elections between 11 April and 19 May. The economy is in a better position than it was in 2014, but many of the structural fragilities that Modi inherited continue to afflict India today and a mixed track record in terms of economic reforms has dampened enthusiasm for Modi.
Hong Kong FinTech Week will take place on 4 - 8 November 2019 at the AsiaWorld Expo.
The Morrison Government has today welcomed new ABS data showing Australia registered a record $4.8 billion monthly trade surplus for February, highlighting the ongoing strength and international competitiveness of Australia’s export sector.
The ECA has reviewed the 2019-20 Budget’s economic outlook and identified the key points for its members.