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For Exporters

Find out about export markets, grants, free trade agreements and how to expand your business outside Australia.

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How Austrade can help your business

Austrade provides general information about exporting and doing business in international markets, free of charge to Australian companies.

We also offer a range of tailored trade services for areas where there is strong demand for our services and where we can add the most value.

Our tailored services are primarily focused on giving support to Australian business exporting to growth and emerging markets in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Russia.

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Export Grants

$34,086

The average grant

1,119

Businesses entered the scheme for the first time

$3.8bn

Businesses that received grants reported generating $3.8 billion in exports

582

Recipients were from rural and regional Australia

>$5m

Three quarters of recipients were small businesses, reporting annual income of less than $5 million

(Figures from the 2016-17 grant year)

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Importance of Foreign Direct Investment

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is critical to Australia’s economy. It supplements Australia’s national savings, supports local businesses, develops infrastructure, and builds regional economies.

Without FDI many of Australia’s leading industries would not exist, meaning less money flowing into the economy and fewer jobs.

Find out how FDI helps benefit Australia

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Are you ready to export?

Austrade's International Readiness Indicator is an online tool for new exporters and has been designed to help Australian businesses determine whether their business is ready for exporting.

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