Efic’s Export Line of Credit gave technology business, Seeing Machines, the ability to deliver 8,000 units of the Guardian driver monitoring system to a Thai-based transport logistics company.
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Let me start by saying – not all customers are made equal. What I mean by this is that there are some customers who make exporting a breeze. They’re open and transparent; they pay on time and are responsive. They make consistent orders and in fact have expanded with your business. These guys are great but unfortunately, history tells us that this isn’t always reality.
Australian fruit and vegetable exporters wanting to go global can now access advice on every step of the export journey in a single online guide. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, and the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, launched, ‘Fresh fruit and vegetable export requirements: A guide for Australian business’ a Turnbull Coalition Government initiative ensuring Australia’s horticulture producers have the necessary information to capitalise on the sizeable business opportunities on our doorstep.
Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s international trade sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3,000 and $8,000 to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs.
The Food & Beverage Exporters Forum is a rare opportunity to hear from Senior Buyers from international retailers including Planet Organic UK, Choithrams
UAE, Village Grocer & Ben’s Independent Grocer Malaysia. The panel will share insights and trends about their markets and how to engage with them.
At Efic we work with businesses across a range of industries – from professional services and technology to manufacturing and education and training. During our conversations with these businesses we’ve found that a recurring critical factor for export business success is export relationships and networks.
Australia’s services sector can better access the full potential of our Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), with a recent upgrade to the award-winning (FTA) Portal.
A delegation of more than 60 cyber security industry leaders will put Australian expertise on the global stage in a visit to the United States that will build transnational partnerships to fight cybercrime.
Efic’s Small Business Export Loan helped micro wine business, Evoi Wines, take its Western Australian wines to the Caribbean.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) interviewed a meat importer that specialised in Australian beef. Meat is one of Australia’s biggest exports to Korea, and Korea is one of Australia’s biggest meat export markets.
Exporting goods and services to countries around the world is a complex game. We know, because here at Coface, Export Council of Australia and FTI Consulting, we're constantly seeing our clients and members run into roadblocks that prevent their businesses from operating as efficiently and profitably as they should. Luckily, many of these obstacles don't need to cause as much of an issue as they currently do.
Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) welcomes the announcement of three times weekly Jetstar flights between Brisbane and Uluru commencing 3 August 2018. The new flights operating on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will inject more than 55,000 return seats into the market each year, enhancing Brisbane’s regional reach and providing a convenient gateway for international travellers to Australia’s world renowned Uluru.
Are you a horticulture producer interested in exploring new opportunities to export your product? Are you a cane farmer looking to diversify, expand and discover new opportunities? Come along to this one day forum to gain insight into exporting your produce and the benefits of tapping into the international market.
Australian capability in Food Technologies (FoodTech) will be showcased to global investors visiting the Gold Coast during the Commonwealth Games. As global demand for food grows, particularly in Asia’s expanding middle class, Australian talent can seize on opportunities to differentiate its exports from that of global competitors.
The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. Taking place in every state and territory capital between May and August, the Symposiums are an unparalleled gathering of the best and brightest female talent.
Signs of Argentina’s re-emergence as a regional and international player are growing. The Macri Government expects the agricultural sector to be a key driver for economic growth and prosperity and is working in partnership with farm groups to expand production. Argentina is undertaking a raft of reforms to make the sector more competitive, including trade liberalisation and infrastructure investment. The government’s vision is to make Argentina ‘the world’s supermarket’.
Efic’s latest Exporter Sentiment Index shows that business sentiment among Australian SME exporters continues to rise, with five of the six sentiment measures higher than the last wave.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) is proud to launch the 2018 edition of Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS). AIBS is a collaboration between the ECA, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), and the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic).
It’s time to launch to export and take your ideas global! If you’re a start-up or small business looking to expand overseas, you won’t want to miss IP Australia’s first ever IP Summit. Through a series of workshops, panel sessions and a keynote address, you’ll learn about the initiatives available to help you take on the world.
It’s been a long time in the making. Negotiations for the long-awaited Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement began more than seven years ago. And earlier this month, Australia joined 10 other nations to finally sign off on the deal.
A range of skincare products has topped a list of the most trusted Australian brands among mainland Chinese consumers.
NYC Immersion Program is a three month program designed for Australian businesses that are ready to expand into the US, with New York as their market entry point. The fully curated program offers a maximum of 15 carefully selected companies the opportunity to prepare for and be connected with providers across Australia and USA to facilitate a successful USA launch.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) interviewed a major Korean importer of fresh fruit about its mango imports from Australia. Australia’s key fresh fruit competitors in Korea include Peru (which has an FTA with Korea that came into force prior to KAFTA) and Brazil (which does not have an FTA with Korea).