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NT businesses going global

NT businesses going global

19.03.2019 Heath Baker

Join the Export Council of Australia (ECA), with support from the NT Government, for this one-day event that will introduce you to the fundamentals of international business.

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Australia’s Trade Through Time website goes live

Australia’s Trade Through Time website goes live

15.03.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Australia’s Trade Through Time website will be a vital tool for students and the Australian public to explore and understand the significant events that have shaped our nation’s trading history.

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China Payment Survey 2019: Longer delays as growth falters

China Payment Survey 2019: Longer delays as growth falters

14.03.2019 Chris Little

2018 proved to be a relatively challenging year for China. Growth slowed to 6.6% and is expected to decline further in 2019 (6.2%, according to Coface forecasts). As a result, 59% of the 1500 Chinese companies that participated in Coface’s survey believe the economy will not improve in 2019, the worst since 2003. 

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Export Documentation Workshop Brisbane

Export Documentation Workshop Brisbane

14.03.2019 Richelle Ward

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.

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Food Innovation Australia to attend THAIFEX World of Food Asia 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand

Food Innovation Australia to attend THAIFEX World of Food Asia 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand

13.03.2019 Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)

For the first time, FIAL is pleased to participate in THAIFEX “the biggest Food and Beverage Tradeshow in South-East Asia”. Held in Bangkok from 28th May - 1st June 2019. Thaifex is in its 16th year and is expecting to attract 60,000+ trade visitors from all over the world and with the opportunity to facilitate introductions to 3,000+ hosted buyers.

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Learn how to attract investment or funding to achieve your business goals

Learn how to attract investment or funding to achieve your business goals

07.03.2019 Trade and Investment Queensland

Whether you’re looking to expand domestically or explore global markets, knowing what sort of investment or funding suits your needs is crucial. At this workshop you’ll gain an understanding of investment and funding attraction pathways and what investors, banks and governments are looking for to make decisions.

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Going Global export workshop - Liverpool

Going Global export workshop - Liverpool

07.03.2019 RDA Sydney

Aiming to assist small and medium businesses aspiring to export or already exporting, this free workshop will be facilitated by the Export Council of Australia. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity!

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Margaret River - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Margaret River - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

05.03.2019 Austrade

Join Austrade for this free information seminar in Margaret River WA and find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Geraldton - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Geraldton - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

05.03.2019 Austrade

Join Austrade for this free information seminar in Geraldton WA and find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

04.03.2019 Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australia and Indonesia have today signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic management in one of our most important relationships.

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Orange - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Orange - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

04.03.2019 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) countries.

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Penrith - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

Penrith - Free Trade Agreements Information Seminar

04.03.2019 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Find out about how you can take advantage of Australia’s Free Trade Agreements with China, Japan, Korea and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) countries.

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Imminent changes to air cargo security arrangements

Imminent changes to air cargo security arrangements

20.02.2019 Heath Baker

In just nine days there will be major changes to the way air cargo exports are screened.From 1 March 2019, all outbound international air cargo, regardless of destination, must:

  • be examined—at piece-level—by a Regulated Air Cargo Agent (RACA); or
  • originate from a Known Consignor. 

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Meeting your supply chain cashflow needs with Efic

Meeting your supply chain cashflow needs with Efic

20.02.2019 Efic

Finding new opportunities and partnerships to grow your business is exciting – but also comes with key financial challenges. As an export supply chain business, you may find that delivering on your contracts can put extra strain on your operating costs and cashflow.

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Capturing the Global Private Brand Opportunity

Capturing the Global Private Brand Opportunity

19.02.2019 Tom Stephens

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic growth in private brands around the world. In 2017 every continent showed growth in the market share of private brands with Europe now just under 50% in unit sales. The global market share approaches 17% of all food products sold and is increasing at an accelerating rate.

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The 2nd China International Import Expo Business Forum

The 2nd China International Import Expo Business Forum

14.02.2019 Richelle Ward

CIIE is the world’s first national-level Import Exhibition and a significant innovation in the history of international trade. Following the highly successful inaugural event last year, the Chinese Government will again host the Expo on 5 - 10 November at the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center. The Expo will be attended by Central Government trade delegations with purchase demand as well as buyers from other countries.

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WA: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

WA: Get Set and Go Global in 2019

11.02.2019 Honor Iosif

Is your business ready to "Get Set and Go Global in 2019?" A major step in your export journey is choosing who to entrust with your product or service internationally. Join us on Thursday 28 February for Choosing and Managing Your Export Partners - a one-day "ask and learn" intensive program covering decision making when choosing your exporting partners, and the options available to manage the complexities of both long-distance and local business relationships.

Limited spaces available. Bookings and more information click here

 

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Efic’s 3 steps to building relationships in the export supply chain

Efic’s 3 steps to building relationships in the export supply chain

11.02.2019 Efic

At Efic, we work with a wide range of supply chain businesses and understand that partnering with other businesses in the export supply chain can be a powerful growth strategy. A strong relationship allows you to work together to leverage each other’s strengths and create time and cost efficiencies.

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Understanding Trade Marks Webinar - IP Australia

Understanding Trade Marks Webinar - IP Australia

06.02.2019 IP Australia

Your brand is your identity; it’s how your customers know who you are. This could be your business name, logo or a catchy slogan. The more successful your business, the more valuable your brand becomes, so it’s worth protecting.

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