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Global Table 2019 – A new event for the future of food

Global Table 2019 – A new event for the future of food

22.07.2019 Clare Pearce

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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Registration for Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme is now open!

Registration for Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme is now open!

22.07.2019 Najib Lawand

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.

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How to avoid losing your intellectual property in China

How to avoid losing your intellectual property in China

15.07.2019 IP Australia

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.

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Help us decide!

Help us decide!

03.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) runs several workshops to help emerging and advanced exporters with their exporting needs. Whether you are new to export or have many years of experience, the ECA has a workshop just for you! 

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What is your IP Infringement strategy?

What is your IP Infringement strategy?

01.07.2019 IP Australia

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.

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FHC China - Shanghai 12th to 14th November 2019

FHC China - Shanghai 12th to 14th November 2019

01.07.2019 Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)

Food & Hotel China 2019 (FHC) is your opportunity to capitalise on China’s growing food industry that attracts local and international buyers including retailers, importers, distributors and e-commerce platforms!

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Protecting your trade mark overseas using the Madrid System

Protecting your trade mark overseas using the Madrid System

24.06.2019 IP Australia

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.
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Help to write your Western Australian Industry & Export Awards application now available

Help to write your Western Australian Industry & Export Awards application now available

04.06.2019 Honor Iosif

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.

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Getting your goods and services right in the USA

Getting your goods and services right in the USA

28.05.2019 IP Australia

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.

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Doing business in Australia

Doing business in Australia

14.05.2019 Steve Hughes, HSBC

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.

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Protect your tech with IP for Digital Business

Protect your tech with IP for Digital Business

09.05.2019 IP Australia

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.

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Despite five years of Modinomics, India continues to be constrained by economic fragilities

Despite five years of Modinomics, India continues to be constrained by economic fragilities

16.04.2019 Chris Little

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.

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A win for the Australian wine industry

A win for the Australian wine industry

10.04.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Canadian Government had agreed to eliminate discriminatory measures that limit opportunities for Australian wine sales in British Columbia, by 1 November of this year.

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Australia’s drought impacts Ag exports

Australia’s drought impacts Ag exports

05.04.2019 Export Finance Australia

Australian export earnings from agriculture are set to fall 4.5% over FY2019 and FY2020 as weaker production, stemming from the drought in eastern states, more than offsets the broad pickup in global prices.

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Australia registers record monthly trade surplus

Australia registers record monthly trade surplus

03.04.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

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.

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