Monday, Jun. 17, 2019

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One of the challenges any company faces when looking to import is negotiating the right price to ensure sufficient margin when on-selling. There are many costs to take into account, including securing a reliable source of supply, quality control,...

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This course introduces participants to a methodology for systematically ensuring the effectiveness of systems, procedures and controls designed to maintain security within international supply chains. 

The course has been specifically designed...

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Successful importing requires companies to understand how to navigate their finances to ensure growth.

Key concerns for any company looking to import are:

  • How to manage import risk 
  • Importing as part of your overall business strategy 
  • ...

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Given the complex and rapidly changing nature of regulation, it is imperative that industry remain informed of regulatory changes affecting importing into Australia. 

A failure to comply with regulations may result in sanctions such as...

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China is Australia's largest two-way trading partner in goods and services (valued at $150.0 billion in 2015-16, up 4.4 per cent on the previous year). China is our largest export market ($85.9 billion in 2015-16) and our largest source of imports...

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Capitalise on exciting new opportunities for trade and investment in Australia, while meeting with leading representatives all in one day.

A corporate-focused gathering bringing together all sectors involved in international trade, the event will...

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I am writing to personally ask for your support by completing the Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) in 2017, click here >

These are dangerous times for international trade, making the insights AIBS provides more important...

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If you are doing business with the US please find below important information that is critical to securing the future of your US export business. 

You will be unable to export to the US by air after 1 July unless you comply with new US air...

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The Export Council of Australia (ECA) believes that with the right encouragement and tools, more Australian businesses, particularly Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME), can take on and succeed in the world of international trade.

According to...

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Welcome to the autumn edition of International Business Today – our first for 2017. In this edition we explore the Netherlands: the gateway to Europe. So dust off those old wooden clogs and break out the crackers and Dutch Gouda as Niels...

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As the country’s most significant insight into Australian international business activity the Export Council of Australia (ECA) has today released its annual, Australian International Business Survey (AIBS).

With trade and investment being...

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As the voice for Australian exporters and as strong advocates for international business the Export Council of Australia (ECA) is pleased to introduce two new Senior Events and Communications managers joining our team. With an ongoing focus on...

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It is my pleasure to address you this morning, and to announce the signing of an MoU between the Export Council of Australia and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council to help build the Australia-Hong Kong trading relationship.

After all, trade...

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There’s been lots of attention on the possibility of Australia agreeing an FTA with the UK—how likely is it? The British pound has been hammered lower by the uncertainty around Brexit. But the UK economy has held up well. What does...

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Import is an essential part of Australian international business.  Whether you’re importing for re-sale, importing to export, or importing components to make your own operation more efficient, it is important to get it right.

The Export...

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Understanding and managing freight and logistics costs are critical to successful importing.

This course will help aid understanding of the risks involved and how to overcome them.
 
Topics include: 
  • Incoterms® 2010 
  • Trade...

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As Australia’s voice for exporters, the Export Council of Australia (ECA) today releases its annual Trade Policy Recommendations; A prosperous future for all Australians through international trade.

ECA CEO Lisa McAuley says it is a...

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

This one-day...

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Lisa McAuley, ECA and Mark Hand, ANZ

A new digital tool has been launched to help Australian businesses plan for international expansion with a one-stop-shop that provides data-driven insights to support export plans.

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) was instrumental in driving...

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What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, the thought of Donald Trump assuming the American presidency on a protectionist platform – besting not only his Republican primary opponents but Hillary Clinton in the process –...

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