Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015
Andrew Robb

Strengthening Investment Partnerships

By Trade and Investment Minister’s Office

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said the opening of US investment giant TIAA-CREF Asset Management’s Sydney office is the latest vote...


Learn About Business Opportunities In Southwest China

By NSW Trade & Investment

Australia’s Consul General to Chengdu, Nancy Gordon, and Austrade Trade Commissioner, Jeff Turner, will share their views on opportunities for Australian businesses in Southwest China. The Consulate-General in Chengdu covers the areas...


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

By Hunt & Hunt Lawyers

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...

Tea C. Dietterich

Machine Translation - Road to Hell or Heaven Sent?

By Tea C. Dietterich, CEO 2M Language Services

The other day one of my mining clients rang me and said: “Tea, we have 1,000,000 words here in Brazilian Portuguese and I need them translated into English within a few days – I need to...


ACT Exporters' Network: Networking breakfast- Demystifying the US Market

By Export Council of Australia

Drawing on the experience and knowledge of some key Canberra businesses currently doing business in the US, discover what are the challenges and...


Government Updates

What can the TPP deliver for Australia?

There has been much scaremongering surrounding the Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and significantly less publicity around the potential benefits of the agreement – of which...

Construction to begin on new Aviation Australia education campus
DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA: Invitation to attend FREE briefing (Brisbane)

ECA News

What has the ECA been doing to represent your business?

One of the core functions of the Export Council of Australia (ECA) is trade policy advocacy. The team at the ECA continues to work hard to represent the challenges and opportunities facing...

Demystifying Korea survey launch
ECA launching guide to the Shanghai Free Trade Zone


Upcoming AIEx training courses for April 2015

Courses with the AIEx will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of Australia’s export and import processes.

Whether you are new to trade, have new staff who require training, or you...

Getting paid in overseas markets
Investigation and Assessment of Export Markets


Polyglot Group celebrates 20 years of service

This year Polyglot Group proudly marks 20 years of providing solutions in Recruitment, Human Resources & Payroll Outsourcing, Language Solutions and Business Services since its foundation in...

Learn about business opportunities in Malaysia – Gateway to ASEAN and its 600 million consumers
An Essential Guide to Contemporary Chinese Government

Hear from the Experts

Coface announces the publication of its 2014 Registration Document

The Registration Document of COFACE SA for 2014 (Document de référence 2014) was filed with the French financial markets authority (Autorité des marchés financiers - AMF) on April 13th, 2015.

Copies of the 2014 Registration Document are available free of charge at COFACE SA, 1 Place Costes et Bellonte, 92270...

Efic March 2015 World Risk Developments newsletter
FTA Trifecta: Hitting the Export Jackpot! Melbourne, 29/04

Export Success

Efic client showcase: Cassegrain Wines and Ocean & Earth

See how Efic's working capital guarantee helped two very different Australian companies, Cassegrain Wines and Ocean & Earth, receive the finance they needed to...

Client showcase: Whittens
Indigenous researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Market Updates

The Mexican economy faces headwinds

Since the signature of the Pacto por Mexico in December 2012, an agreement struck by the three main political parties, the country has witnessed a variety of reforms. President Peña Nieto...

RBA holds, but for how long?
China's free trade zones will accelerate reform

Industry/ Reg Update

Food Facility Registration Requirements Would See Significant Changes Under FDA Proposal

The Food and Drug Administration is accepting comments through June 8 on a proposed rule that would make a number of changes to the system through which foreign and domestic food facilities that...

Industry and Victorian Minister Target Higher Productivity
Opportunity to host an Indonesian intern

Have your say

Tapping Iran’s Dynamic Education Sector: An Introduction for Australian Institutions and Business

As an interim accord is reached between Iran and Western nations and the Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, visits Tehran in mid-April, William Jenkins asks what opportunities...
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone and Australia
Participate in Australia’s International Business Survey - Make Your Views Count


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...