Friday, Feb. 05, 2016

ICT to the USA & Europe: Expanding your Business Horizons

By Collins Rex

09 March | 2.30pm to 5.30pm | Investment Centre Victoria, Level 46, 55 Collins St, MELBOURNE

The tech and...


Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Progressed in New Zealand

By Richelle Ward

The Export Council of Australia is pleased to see the twelve-country Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) being signed today in Auckland, New Zealand. The TPP and accompanying National Interest Analysis will now be...


To continue to understand your business, we still need your input: last chance!

By Export Council of Australia

To continue to understand your business, we still need your input.

Particularly as the results of last year’s survey have helped the...


Mexico: Gateway to the Americas Report Launch in Brisbane

By Export Council of Australia

You are invited to attend the launch of the Export Council of Australia’s, Mexico: Gateway to the Americas report with Guest of Honour, His Excellency Mr Armando...


Domestic barriers to trade jeopardise gains from Free Trade Agreements

By Export Council of Australia

There is no doubt that Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are good news for Australian business but unless we address domestic barriers to trade and build...


Government Updates

"LaunchVic" board boasts big business names

The LaunchVic Board will be the first board in the innovation sector with more women than men – with female business leaders to make up 54 per cent of the team.

Minister for Small Business,...

SA creates new Food Innovation Centre
Queensland coal export figures, on track to be a record year!

ECA News

Europe Wants Your Tech Masterclass

The Export Council of Australia with Exportia are pleased to deliver the Europe Wants Your Tech Masterclass in Sydney

Looking to grow your high tech business? Now is the time to explore...

Nominations for Export Heroes Awards now open!
We make it easy for you to update your skills, especially with courses available online.


Do you know how to get the documentation right for import?

2016 Import Procedures & Documentation Courses - starting with Melbourne on Tuesday 8 March!

There are many opportunities for companies and individuals to profit through importing. No matter what you are importing, you need to make sure you fully understand the import process, the rules...

Seeking expressions of interest from experienced International Trade professionals looking for casual and contract presenting opportunities
Stage 1: Getting Ready for Export - Are You Ready to Go Global?


Goiás investment briefing & roundtable

A delegation of government and business leaders led by the Governor of the State of Goiás, Marconi Perillo,
will provide a briefing on the wide ranging trade and investment opportunities on...

FREE ECA event: Speed Networking for New Exporters
INVITATION: For Expressions of Interest - Agrifood Business Matching Event with Australia & China Businesses

Hear from the Experts

Speed networking for exporters - Melbourne

Thinking of embarking on your export journey?  The Export Council of Australia is delighted to present the first of our new quarterly events aimed at giving you the map to the export...

The top global risks to doing business - according to the WTO
Where to in 2016 for the Aussie Dollar?

Export Success

Graham Crozier appointed Chief Executive of Coface in Australia and New Zealand

Graham Crozier is appointed Chief Executive of Coface Branch in Australia, effective from 1st February 2016. He will oversee the business development and the operations of Coface‘s trade...

MEGT Institute / Ability English to implement “Train-the-trainer” professional development programs in Vietnam
MEGT Institute creates global opportunities

Market Updates

Everybody hurts when customers turn bad

COFACE: Everybody hurts when good clients turn bad

Sometimes your most important clients represent the biggest threat to your business. What happens when your best invoices turn into bad debts?

Businesses work extra hard to meet the expectations of...

COFACE: Bad debts costing a quarter of business their future
COFACE announces the appointment of Xavier Durand as Chief Executive Officer

Industry/ Reg Update

Personal Property Security Register to be implemented in PNG

Austrade has advised that if your business with Papua New Guinea involves providing movable property or fixtures (generally equipment or goods on leasing, deferred payment or other credit terms), it is important to know about the introduction of a Personal Property Security Register so you can protect your interest (or priority) against...

COFACE Report : Europe’s qualitative wine production model resists competition
Another door opens for state exporters’ hopes

Have your say

Aqua BIG to launch in Hong Kong

The Aqua BIG website is live, and you can register there to be kept informed about the event. Management of the event is by Momentous Asia Travel and Events Co, Ltd, a fully accredited...

Small time investment, big financial gain.
AUD stabilizes but for how long?


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...