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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 Efic

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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ECA statement on 2019-20 Budget

ECA statement on 2019-20 Budget

02.04.2019 Heath Baker

What's in the 2019-20 Budget for exporters? 

Short answer: a $60m boost to EMDG.

Long answer: a $60m boost to the Export Market Development Grant. (And a bit for agricultural and Tasmanian exporters.)

 

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Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme

Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme

29.03.2019 Najib Lawand

There are many export opportunities for Australian producers and manufacturers, and countries within Asia in particular are experiencing growing demand for healthy, functional, free-from, organic and good-for-you foods and beverages - exactly what Australia is excellent at creating. Statistically, the markets below are experiencing growth in terms of GDP, consumer spend, and growing middle class. The best way to make the most of these opportunities is to go there yourself.

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Statement on EMDG budget boost

Statement on EMDG budget boost

29.03.2019 Heath Baker

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) welcomes the government’s announcement to increase funding of the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme.

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Have your say: Australia's largest international business survey now open

Have your say: Australia's largest international business survey now open

28.03.2019 Kristina Koprivica

The AIBS is one of the largest studies of its kind into Australia’s international business behaviour. Now in its sixth year, AIBS 2019 continues to gauge Australian business’ experiences and perspectives on international markets and continue to assess access to finance for international activities. This year AIBS features additional questions key markets like India, as well as Australian business’ use of innovation in their international market development activities.

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Australia and Hong Kong pen historic trade deal

Australia and Hong Kong pen historic trade deal

27.03.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australia and Hong Kong have today signed the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A‑HKFTA) and associated Investment Agreement, securing more certainty and opportunities for Australian farmers, businesses and investors.

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Brexit: The only certainty is more uncertainty

Brexit: The only certainty is more uncertainty

27.03.2019 Tim Michael

The European Union (EU) has agreed to postpone Brexit until May 22 to give UK Prime Minister Theresa May more time to get her deal approved in Parliament. But unsurprisingly, there are a strings attached.

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NT businesses going global

NT businesses going global

19.03.2019 Heath Baker

Join the Export Council of Australia (ECA), with support from the NT Government, for this one-day event that will introduce you to the fundamentals of international business.

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Australia’s Trade Through Time website goes live

Australia’s Trade Through Time website goes live

15.03.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Australia’s Trade Through Time website will be a vital tool for students and the Australian public to explore and understand the significant events that have shaped our nation’s trading history.

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China Payment Survey 2019: Longer delays as growth falters

China Payment Survey 2019: Longer delays as growth falters

14.03.2019 Chris Little

2018 proved to be a relatively challenging year for China. Growth slowed to 6.6% and is expected to decline further in 2019 (6.2%, according to Coface forecasts). As a result, 59% of the 1500 Chinese companies that participated in Coface’s survey believe the economy will not improve in 2019, the worst since 2003. 

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Export Documentation Workshop Brisbane

Export Documentation Workshop Brisbane

14.03.2019 Richelle Ward

The preparation of export documentation can be confusing, time consuming, costly and prone to human error, and yet correct export documentation is vital for any exporter to transact business in an efficient and cost-effective way.

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