Friday, Mar. 27, 2015

Doing Business in the US Webinar Series: US Trade Show Success

By Export Council of Australia

United States Connect and the Export Council of Australia would like to invite you to join us for the...


2015 Review Of The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Scheme

By Export Council of Australia

On behalf of the Reviewer of the EMDG scheme, Mr Michael Lee, and as a key component of the Review, a Survey is being implemented by TNS Australia, an independent research agency.

Austrade is looking for responses...


Efic's new lending flexibility for SMEs

By Efic Australia

Efic's new lending flexibility is great news for SME exporters and SMEs in export supply chains.

Unison Joints Pty Ltd (Unison Joints), a Queensland-based manufacturer of expansion joint products, has become the first...


Strengthening Australia’s Existing Export Controls is a Good Act to Follow

By Richelle Ward

The Export Council of Australia supports the amendments, passed by Parliament last week,  made to the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012, although...


Upcoming AIEx training courses for April 2015

By Australian Institute of Export

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 are...


Government Updates

Final two Growth Centre Chairs Announced

 Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, announced the remaining two Industry Growth Centre Chairs:

  • Dr Bronwyn Evans (Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals)
  • Mr Reg...
BNE launches trial of Australia’s first Digital Departure Card
Robb To Promote Trade And Investment In Hong Kong

ECA News

ECA launching guide to the Shanghai Free Trade Zone

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone is one of highest profile and most-hyped economic and financial reform measures undertaken by the Chinese government in recent times.

It also one of the most complex...

ECA helping Australian service providers understand market opportunities in Korea
The voice for Australia's exporters


Getting paid in overseas markets

When a sale of goods to an overseas buyer is being negotiated, the method by which payment is to be received must be decided.

Generally speaking, terms of payment are influenced by several...

Investigation and Assessment of Export Markets
Selling products or services overseas: getting started


FTA Trifecta: Hitting the Export Jackpot! Melbourne, 29/04

In late 2014, the Australian Government concluded a free trade agreement with China.  That agreement was the third in a trifecta of North Asian trade agreements – along with Japan and...

A Trade Mission to London Technology Week 2015 from Australia
How to Stand out in the International Crowd - 02 April, Melbourne

Hear from the Experts

Efic March 2015 World Risk Developments newsletter

Efic's March edition of World Risk Developments has now been published on the Efic website.

In this edition Efic review a range of political forces shaping the economic outlook of countries across...

Panorama Overview of Czech Republic
Working in the Arab World: Who Needs Arabic Anyway?

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

Aussie higher on Fed shift

The AUDUSD surged higher last week after the US Federal Reserve warned that slowing growth might cause the US central bank to delay any rate rises.

The US Federal Reserve statement indicated the central bank was now closer to raising US rates by removing the phrase “can be patient in beginning to normalize…policy” and...

Holding a leading position in business information, Coface starts credit-insurance in Israel
Company insolvency trends in Brazil

Industry/ Reg Update

Opportunity to host an Indonesian intern

Monash Professional Pathways is pleased to participate in the Study Melbourne Internship Program for 2015, sponsored by the Victorian Department of Economic Development. The Study Melbourne...

Dollar down, export optimism up
The American Chamber of Commerce in Australia Launches Trade Advisory Board

Have your say

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone and Australia

As we usher in the Year of the Goat, the Export Council of Australia (ECA) is proudly launching a survey to the Australian business community on one of the most ambitious liberalisation...

Participate in Australia’s International Business Survey - Make Your Views Count
Have your voice heard on deregulation!


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...