EMDG Round 2 key statistics 

Round 2 of Export Markets Development Grants opened on 6 July 2021 and closed on 17 August 2022.

Round 2 application statistics:

  • 2,723 applications  were submitted
  • Applications by tier breakdown:
    • 792 in Tier 1 (29.1%)
    • 838 in Tier 2 (30.8%)
    • 1,048 in Tier 3 (38.5%)
    • 45 in Rep body (1.7%)
  • Average planned expenditure  per year, by tier:
    • $59,917 in Tier 1
    • $99,299 in Tier 2
    • $200,821 in Tier 3
    • $148,896 in Rep body
  • 809 (41.2%) self-lodged applications were submitted by new applicants to EMDG. 
  • 25 applications were submitted by Indigenous owned or controlled businesses. 
  • Agent or self-lodged applications by Indigenous owned or controlled businesses:
    • 20 were self-lodged
    • 22 of these were new applicants to EMDG

Applications by product category

Product category

Applicants (#)

Applicants (%)

Events

5

0.2%

Goods

1210

44.4%

Intellectual Property or knowhow

210

7.7%

More than one product category

357

13.1%

Other services

510

18.7%

Software

299

11.0%

Tourism services

132

4.8%

Total

2723

100%

  • Average annual turnover of applicants is $1.8m
  • Applications by state/territory are:
    • 35 in the ACT (1.3%)
    • 945 in NSW (34.7%)
    • 8 in the NT (0.3%)
    • 455 in Qld (16.7%)
    • 199 in SA (7.3%)
    • 30 in Tas (1.1%)
    • 814 in Vic (29.9%)
    • 231 in WA (8.5%)
    • 6 not provided
  • 189 agents submitted applications, 23 of which were agents new to EMDG:
    • 50 agents submitted 1 application (26%)
    • 92 agents submitted between 2 to 9 applications (49%)
    • 26 agents submitted between 10 to 19 applications (14%)
    • 15 agents submitted 20 to 49 applications (8%)
    • 6 agents submitted 50 or more applications (3%)

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