When it comes to advanced manufacturing, Australian companies continue to punch above their weight on the global stage. Australia is fast gaining a reputation as a leader in the field of medical technology. And one innovative company that continues to lead the way is Queensland based Cook Medical Australia.
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Using KAFTA is making a big difference for Australian exporters in Korea. Getting the benefits from the agreement can be easier than you think.
Western Australia continues to be Australia's major exporter, accounting for 35.1 per cent of Australia's total exports in 2016-17. Queensland comes in
second, making up 22.4 per cent of the country's exports with New South Wales in third at 22.3 per cent.
Like many Australian companies, the road to export success was long and often bumpy for technology manufacturer Flavourtech. But after many years of persistence and strong commitment, the company is now tasting the fruits of its labour.
The iAwards are the most inclusive and well-recognised innovation awards program in Australia. The program uniquely invites entrant innovations from across all industries in Australia. Whether you are an IT firm, a family-owned farm, a local concreting company, or a multinational, we encourage you to apply and reap the benefits associated with participating in the iAwards journey.
I am pleased to announce the Gold Coast will host Tourism Australia’s 2018 Corroboree Asia event. This is the first time the Gold Coast has hosted the biennial trade event, which brings together more than 100 Australian tourism operators to meet with around 300 qualified Aussie Specialist agents from priority Asian markets, including Greater China, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
The Export Council of Australia hosted a roundtable with a number of the 2017 Export Award winners and guest of honour the Hon. Niall Blair - NSW Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water and Trade and Industry to discuss one important question: what can the NSW Government do to grow SME participation in international business?
At the ECA we’re continuously working to help you succeed in international business. My job is to help lower the cost and complexity of you doing business by pushing the Australian Government to reduce regulations, improve its services, and expand access to international markets. It’s also to help you understand and work through any issues you might be having with government policies.
With increasing global demand for Australian agriculture produce and food products, there has never been a more exciting time for Australia’s agriculture industry.
NYC Immersion Program is a three month program designed for Australian businesses that are ready to expand into the US, with New York as their market entry point. The fully curated program offers a maximum of 15 carefully selected companies the opportunity to prepare for and be connected with providers across Australia and USA to facilitate a successful USA launch.
With Efic’s support, NSW-based Calix is taking its innovative CO2 reduction and capture technology to Europe to reduce carbon emissions in the concrete and lime manufacture industries.
Startup founders and entrepreneurial business owners might be surprised to learn that the NSW Government offers grants and loans to help you grow your
Export Council of Australia’s National Advisory Council member Jennie Lang has been made a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) is delighted to read about Jennie Lang’s worthy recognition for her significant service to the higher education sector, particularly to international student recruitment and to export market growth.
Oil is a unique commodity in that changes in oil prices bleed into the prices of virtually everything else. Crude oil prices have soared from USD 44.82
in June 2017 to price hitting the USD 70 threshold (briefly) in January 2018. This raises questions whether the higher priced will encourage US shale
produces to pump harder.
Government advisory board Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) has backed the ECA’s long-standing policy positions for the need for the government to
adequately support SME exporters.
Australian Exporters are invited to participate in the 2018 Sourcing Taiwan Tradeshow organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). Sourcing Taiwan will run in Taipei between 21st and 23rd of March and is a reverse style tradeshow providing international sellers with a booth and arranging 1 on 1 meetings with local buyers. Deadlines for applications close Wednesday the 7th of February!
You are invited to register for an SME Conference being held in Sydney on Friday 16 March 2018. The SME Conference is a dedicated event of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018 which will involve Leaders and CEOs from across ASEAN and Australia.
Australia will host the second round of Pacific Alliance Free Trade Agreement negotiations on the Gold Coast from 29 January to 2 February.
Austrade in partnership with Chief Executive Women (CEW) is offering once more the Women in Export Scholarship to a female leader
in an internationally-focussed role with the opportunity to attend Harvard Business School’s Disruptive Innovation – Strategies for a Successful Enterprise
course in July 2018.