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Orientique: a new season is the opportunity for a fresh COVID-19 start for all

Orientique: a new season is the opportunity for a fresh COVID-19 start for all

22.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

Orientique is an Australian business providing Ladies Fashion exclusively to small boutiques across the world and the ECA's featured member. The impacts of COVID-19 were initially felt by Qrientiue with closures of retail stores across Europe in early March. Their Summer stocks were about to be delivered to our Northern Hemisphere customers and Winter stocks to Australia NZ.

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Leadership in trade, a key to economic recovery

Leadership in trade, a key to economic recovery

22.09.2020 Dianne Tipping

We are now threequarters of the way through 2020 and many things have changed due to COVID – 19. The Australian economy declined by 7% in the April-June quarter - the largest fall since the Australian Bureau of Statistics began compiling records in 1959. Domestic consumer spending fell by 12.7 per cent. And it is unlikely to make any significant rebounds in the near future.

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Facilitating and regulating e–commerce

Facilitating and regulating e–commerce

18.09.2020 Andrew Hudson

One of the stories from the COVID–19 pandemic has been the surging numbers of goods being moved through e-commerce. The forced levels of isolation have caused consumers and corporates to resort to purchasing even more goods than ever online seeking urgent delivery.

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Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge/Disruptions

Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge/Disruptions

16.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

For Brisbane Importers who require a day-definite or consistent transit time we suggest using the fast direct loops from Shanghai / Xiamen / Ningbo / Shenzhen / Guangzhou ( JKN/CNJ ) Avoid using vessels via Sydney and Melbourne in the short term, announced One Global Logistics

 
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Market updates and opportunities for Malaysia

Market updates and opportunities for Malaysia

15.09.2020 NSW Government

The NSW Government with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) invite you to participate in a webinar briefing on market updates and business and investment opportunities in Malaysia on Wednesday, 23 September 2020 from 4.00pm to 5.00pm (AEST).

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Simplifying Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)

Simplifying Export Market Development Grants (EMDG)

11.09.2020 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

The Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of financial assistance for small and medium enterprise exporters.

 
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Workplace mental health

Workplace mental health

08.09.2020 Leanne Lewis - Insync Personnel

Mental Health within the workplace has never been as important as it is today! Did you know that one in 5 Australian workers is currently experiencing a mental health condition? That should be no surprise with all that is going on in the world.

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NSW Going Global- grow your Digital Tech business in UK and US

NSW Going Global- grow your Digital Tech business in UK and US

08.09.2020 NSW Government

This information session will provide details about the Digital Tech export programs to the UK and/or USA so you can prepare an application. Hear more about opportunities for growing your technology business in the United Kingdom and/or the United States of America. 

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Botany Rail Duplication project announced

Botany Rail Duplication project announced

08.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

Construction of the Port Botany rail line duplication between Mascot and Botany in New South Wales is a step closer, with the design and construct tender package released by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack.

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New port for Western Australia

New port for Western Australia

08.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

The Government of Western Australia has endorsed a plan to build a new 4.5 million TEU capacity container port at Kwinana. The new port will be at the Kwinana Industrial Area, about 20 km south of the existing port at Fremantle, near to the Kwinana Bulk Terminal and the Aloca jetty.

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Public consultations on possible reforms to geographical indications regulatory framework

Public consultations on possible reforms to geographical indications regulatory framework

07.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

DFAT have launched a public consultation process on possible reforms to Australia’s regulatory framework for the protection of geographical indications (GIs). Australia is currently negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU). Consistent with its approach toward other FTA partners, the EU has identified the protection of GIs as one of its key goals.

 
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Going Global - Grow your cleantech business in India

Going Global - Grow your cleantech business in India

07.09.2020 NSW Government

The NSW Government invites all interested business to attend the introductory section on how to grow cleantech business in India. The webinar will be held on Thursday, 10 September, 3pm-4pm EAST and it will provide details about the Going Global-Pathway to India export assistance program targeted at NSW cleantech businesses.

 
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Economic recovery will require leadership in trade

Economic recovery will require leadership in trade

07.09.2020 Dianne Tipping

As the voice for Australian exporters, the Export Council of Australia calls on the Australian Government to take immediate action to develop and implement a comprehensive and practical trade-led economic recovery package. We recognise the challenges and constraints faced by the Government but, now more than ever, they need to lead here and internationally.

 
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The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked its 53rd anniversary

The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked its 53rd anniversary

07.09.2020 Export Council of Australia

On 8 August 2020, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked its 53rd anniversary. Looking back on half a century of development, ASEAN has made a tremendous journey since its inception in 1967. The remarkable achievements ASEAN has made, far exceed what the founding fathers of ASEAN had imagined.

 
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​China to completely ban all imports of solid waste

​China to completely ban all imports of solid waste

03.09.2020 Dianne Tipping

China will ban the import of all solid waste from 2021 for environmental reasons, but ferrous scrap will not be affected by the move. Import restrictions imposed since July 2019 have significantly slowed the inflow of ferrous scrap into China. 

 
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