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Export Council of Australia

ECA praises budget’s long term commitment to infrastructure investment and regional commitments

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) praises the trade-facilitating measures announced in the 2017-18 Budget, such as a long-term commitment to improve domestic infrastructure in Australia, and “business as usual” funding for the Australian Trade and Investment Commission. Measures such... Continue Reading →

Why Australia needs more companies like ANCA

Trade and investment is vital for Australia’s economy – our long-term prosperity depends on it. The benefits that flow from the export sector are often taken for granted – and many of our international success stories are often overlooked. It... Continue Reading →

Outstanding Trade Opportunities on Australia’s doorstep

  With growing middle classes, favourable demographics and integral positions in regional value chains, the 10 nations that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are collectively one of the fastest-growing regions of the world. Despite sitting on... Continue Reading →

Export opportunities on Australia’s doorstep

Greater market access is critical to successful international trade and investment, but personal connections and experience in overseas markets is also essential for success. Travelling in markets overseas is one of the best steps an exporter or investor can take... Continue Reading →

Doing Business in China: a practical one day workshop for companies looking to navigate the market!

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... Continue Reading →

2017 North Asia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) information seminars

The Australian Government is running seminars around the country to help businesses explore the opportunities created by the North Asia Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The seminar equips you with the information to help realise the benefits created by the China,... Continue Reading →

Maintaining an open trading economy is the only pathway forward to maintain our prosperity and create jobs of the future

By: Lisa McAuley, CEO, Export Council of Australia As the CEO of the Export Council of Australia, I truly believe that Australian jobs are best created and protected over the long term through an open and competitive economic system. In... Continue Reading →

FREE Speed Networking for International Business – India

Are you thinking of doing business with or in India?  Then you cannot miss this great speed networking event! In 2012, India became the world’s third largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity and is forecast to soon be the... Continue Reading →

Getting the Documentation Right – BRISBANE

The preparation of export documentation can be confusing, time consuming, costly and prone to human error, and yet correct export documentation is vital for any exporter to transact business in an efficient and cost effective way. The ECA has developed... Continue Reading →

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