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
The Free Trade Agreement Training Provider (FTA-TP) Grant has been established to assist eligible organisations deliver tailored technical training projects aimed at helping Australian small and medium-sized enterprises and stakeholders understand how to use and access FTAs with Korea, Japan, and China. The inaugural 2015-16 FTA-TP Grant round has concluded with successful grant recipients announced on 7 March 2016. The 2016-17 grant round is expected to open for applications on 12 October 2016. More information and a full list of current grant recipients can be found here.