Increased trade creates more Australian jobs and delivers more opportunities for Australian businesses.
Expanding your export business
Access our step-by-step guide to exporting and detailed information on export markets including doing business, news, insights, opportunities, events, visiting markets, and Austrade assistance. Visit business.gov.au where you will find further business support for exporters.
Understanding Free Trade Agreements
The Australian Government is running an Australia-wide outreach programme to provide practical information on how to maximise benefits from Australia’s free trade agreements (FTAs). Register for an FTA seminar near you.
You can read more about each agreement at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) website www.fta.gov.au where you will find detailed guides including the full text of the agreements, helpful FTA information and factsheets and an FTA Portal for searching tariff outcomes under the FTAs.
If you are running your own outreach activities on the North Asia free trade agreements, all of DFAT’s FTA information and factsheets on Korea, Japan and China as well as brochures on government assistance and the video case studies below can be downloaded at toolkit.fta.gov.au.
Free Trade Agreement Training Provider Grant (new Grant round and information sessions)
The Free Trade Agreement Training Provider (FTA-TP) Grant has been established to assist eligible organisations deliver projects aimed at helping Australian small and medium-sized enterprises and stakeholders understand how to use and access FTAs with Korea, Japan, and China. Organisations awarded grants in the inaugural 2015-16 FTA-TP round were announced on 7 March 2016.
The 2016-17 FTA-TP grant round will open for applications on 12 October 2016. Information on this new grant round, including key changes aimed at expanding the scope of project activities proposed by applicants and changes to who can apply, can be found here.
To hear more about the FTA-TP Grant and how it can benefit your organisation, information sessions are being held in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra from 29 September – 12 October. Register here.