Global Trade Voice

Export Council of Australia

Selecting the right international market for your business

Starting out and deciding which market is the right market for your business can seem rather daunting. You need to understand how to select the right market for your business. Marketing starts well before you enter an export market. It... Continue Reading →

Your guide to doing business in Asia

Are you ready to do business in Singapore, Tokyo or Hong Kong? Or perhaps you would like to learn more about export opportunities in Jakarta? Well this is the show for you. Renowned economist Tim Harcourt hosts a new TV... Continue Reading →

Are you ready to go global?

The decision to extend sales overseas is a logical and natural progression for many businesses. The motivation to grow your business internationally can be triggered by an unsolicited request from an overseas company for a product/service, or the motivation could... Continue Reading →

The elusive quest for inclusive growth

Governments today like to declare that they are engaged in trade exercises that will result in inclusive growth. Leaders are increasingly using the term to try to counter growing concerns over globalization. Hence officials involved in crafting trade agreements are... Continue Reading →

Do you have what it takes to become an Australian Trusted Trader?

Australia’s export community has been quick to embrace the Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) program, launched on July 1 last year. Since the launch more than 400 applications have been received to join the program, administered by the Department of Immigration... Continue Reading →

Postcard from Yangon

Where should you go if you have a few hours to spare in Yangon? At the Shwedagon Pagoda, the contrast of 2600-year-old architecture and new and modern neon lights used to highlight various religious statues creates a breathtaking atmosphere for... Continue Reading →

Market Access For Goods In TPP11

While the TPP didn’t require many changes from the United States, which is already relatively open, and then structured the overall agreement largely to match its own domestic procedures, the same cannot be said for the remaining TPP members. For... Continue Reading →

EU-Singapore FTA Moving Forward At Last

In practice, this means that 95% or more of the deal will start. Again—for firms, this means the entire EU-Singapore FTA agreement except for commitments on portfolio investment promises and the elements of Chapter 9 on investment called the investor-state... Continue Reading →

Doing Business in Myanmar

Isolated for decades, its vast wealth and potential out of reach for international investors, Myanmar is now undergoing generational reform aimed at modernising its economy and catching up on decades of lost opportunity. Strategically located at the crossroads between China,... Continue Reading →

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