Tuesday, Aug. 04, 2015

Research shows need for better education on Free Trade Agreements

By Export Council of Australia

Australia’s International Business Survey 2015 (AIBS 2015) results were launched late...


Join us for a breakfast event: Navigating the world of exports

By Export Council of Australia

CommBank would like to invite you to a breakfast to help you navigate the world of exporting.

This event is an opportunity for you to learn from the shared experiences of other successful exporters, and find out where the...


Servcorp competition for aspiring Aussie entrepreneurs

By Servcorp

Servcorp's new study, Whats Holding You Back, demonstrates that 53% of Aussies take 12 months to take the leap and start their business.

Would-be entrepreneurs have never been so...

Andrew Robb

TPP talks make significant progress

By Trade and Investment Minister’s Office

Significant gains have been made this week in negotiations for the world’s biggest regional trade deal, and a conclusion definitely remains within reach, the Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said today.



The results are in! Get your copy of Australia's International Business Survey 2015!

By Export Council of Australia

Australia's International Business Survey (AIBS) is one of Australia’s largest and most in-depth surveys of...


Government Updates

Andrew Robb

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - A platform for growth and jobs

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will participate in ministerial talks in Hawaii from 28-31 July with the aim of concluding negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).


13 more Accelerating Commercialisation projects announced
China-Australia FTA (ChAFTA): myths versus realities

ECA News

Landmark Deal Reached to Expand Information Technology Agreement

Fifty-four World Trade Organization members representing major exporters of information technology products agreed on July 24 to expand the Information Technology Agreement to provide duty-free...

A massive week in trade law, air cargo and policy in Washington DC
ANZ has pledged $3 Billion in Trade Lending to help Australian businesses expand overseas!


ECA launches FTA’s 101: How to practically navigate Australia’s FTA's

Following on from the successful launch of the FTA Tool, a website  designed to help Australian exporters navigate the basics of Australia's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) quickly and easily,...

Before you go global- get educated
Export & Import Courses for Western Australian Companies 2015


AABC - Ignition Africa Sector Seminar: Infrastructure in Africa

Ignition Investment, an Australian based investment and advisory firm with a sole dedication to the key growth sectors in sub-Saharan Africa, is proud to partner with the Australia Africa...

Training Program: Working with culturally diverse and virtual teams
Access to finance for women-led businesses going global

Hear from the Experts

Fear of failure holding back Aussie entrepreneurs in starting their own business

New Servcorp study shows fear of failure holding back Aussie entrepreneurs.  53% of Aussies take 12 months to take the leap and start their business

Would-be entrepreneurs have never been so...

Efic World Risk Developments July 2015
Digital Transformation with Chinese Characteristics

Export Success

Join the Australian delegation visiting Futurecom 2015 in Brazil

Futurecom is the main ICT event in Latin America and the 2015 event will be its 17th edition. This year the event will be hosted at one of Sao Paulo’s most prestigious venues, the...

AFGC Survey: Food Certification Schemes
Top Tips for applying in the Australian Export Awards

Market Updates

Country risk map - 2nd quarter 2015

Aussie lower as Greece, China and Fed weigh
Sub-Saharan Africa: three East African economies are sheltered from the economic storm

Industry/ Reg Update

Important update: Agreement Established to Strengthen US-Bound Air Cargo Security

Australian exporters and freight forwarders air freighting goods that will arrive in or pass through the US need to be aware of the below developments regarding US-bound air cargo.

Currently, the...

Container Freight Rates Continue to Fall
NICTA launches new transport, logistics Knowledge Hub

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Tariff Concessions: When You Can And Cannot Claim A Tariff Concession Order

At a time when there is a lot of talk about liberalising trade through new free trade agreements and adopting trade facilitation measures, it may come as a surprise to learn that the use of tariff...

Machine Translation - Road to Hell or Heaven Sent?
Tapping Iran’s Dynamic Education Sector: An Introduction for Australian Institutions and Business


The Export Council of Australia (ECA) is the peak Industry body for the Australian export community.  The ECA is the next exciting step in the evolution of the Australian Institute of Export (AIEx) which, for over 50 years, has had the interests of Australian exporters at heart.

Owned by its members and steered by a Board and a Council of Industry specialists, the ECA is a not-for-profit organisation that has the development of Australia’s resources via the promotion of Australian more...