Research and reporting

Data about the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program helps us improve it.

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Research and reporting for EMDG includes surveys of grantees and grant agents, key statistics for each grant round, analysis of EMDG’s value and profiles of grantees.

Reports

Applicant survey results

This survey looked at grantees' experiences with Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Round 1. The first applicant survey was undertaken in January 2022.

EMDG Applicant Survey Results 2022 (DOCX 392KB)

Grant agent survey results

This research was undertaken to survey grant agents about their experiences with Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Round 1. The aim was to use these insights for continuous improvement. It was done by independent research group, Paper Giant in March 2022. 

Export Market Development Grants Program Research Report.

Profile of EMDG recipients

This report profiles EMDG recipients, including:

  • their size by turnover and employment
  • industry sectors
  • export markets.

Read the Profile of EMDG recipients as of March 2024.

Assessment on the value of EMDG

This analyses the performance of businesses that received Export Market Development Grants (EMDG). It was produced by Austrade’s Office of the Chief Economist.

Read the Assessment on the value of EMDG.

Review of financial assistance to SME exporters

This review, also called the Fisher Review, looked at how government can better assist small to medium exporters. The report details findings and recommendations about the EMDG scheme.

Read the Review of financial assistance to SME exporters (Fisher Review).

Key statistics

Read about EMDG recipients for each grant round, including applicant data and expected export markets.

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