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Package Assisting Small Exporters: Australian Government Department of Agriculture

Monday, 16 February 2015 | Posted in Exports by Erin Hart

On 13 May 2014, the Australian Government announced a $15 million package to assist sm​all exporters, comprising three components - a rebate for eligible small exporters is available in 2014-15 to assist with export registration charges; a review of export fees and charges; and funding for projects that will help improve market access for small exporters.

The Department of Agriculture's website advises:

"Applications for funding opened in February 2015. Applications should be received by 5pm (AEST) on 30 April 2015. It is anticipated that all applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in mid 2015."

[Note: correct as at 16-2-15. Please visit the Department of Agriculture's website for full information and updates.]

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The guidelines, application and project proposal forms are available on the Department of Agriculture's website.

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Taking trade and investment linkages with Asia to a new level

Monday, 8 September 2014 | Posted in Exports by Erin Hart

With demand for food expected to double by 2050, the Asian market is a huge prize awaiting the Australia and New Zealand fresh produce industry. To seize it will require attracting foreign investment and overcoming current impediments, reports National Bank of Australia’s Patrick Vizzone. He spoke 24 June at PMA Australia-New Zealand’s Fresh Connections 2014 in Auckland.  

This additional PMA Fresh Connections resource provides clips of Vizzone's presentation and interprets topics such as:

  • Exchange rates, cost convergence at work 
  • Food safety is a key consumer concern 
  • Trade agreements pave the way 
  • Foreign investment is key to future growth 
  • Impediments to overcome  
  • Additional opportunities

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Access the session analysis and re-watch clips of the presentation here. Note: Members log in for exclusive additional content.

The Future for Global Trade in Fresh Produce

Friday, 5 September 2014 | Posted in Exports by Career Pathways Participants 2014

This report has been produced to give an overview of the future for global trade
in fresh produce. It was completed by Lincoln University student Kevin Winder as part of the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program.

Topic: What is the future for global trade in fresh produce?  

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  • Export Resources
    Further resources are available via the PMA A-NZ Information Centre.
  • PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program
    Designed to attract the best and brightest students to begin a career in the fresh produce industry, the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways program connects the Australian and New Zealand fresh produce industry to future leaders by providing ten university students the opportunity to attend PMA Fresh Connections Conference and Trade Show.

New Zealand’s Chinese Future: export strategy & competition

Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Posted in Exports by Career Pathways Participants 2014

This report has been produced to give an overview of New Zealand's export strategies and whether they are good enough to out-compete other southern hemisphere countries in the China market. It was completed by Massey University student Yaqin Yao as part of the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program.

Topic: Does New Zealand have effective export strategies to out-compete other southern
hemisphere countries in the China market?   

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Click here to download the report

Find out more

  • Export Resources
    Further resources on exports are available via the PMA A-NZ Information Centre.
  • PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program
    Designed to attract the best and brightest students to begin a career in the fresh produce industry, the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways program connects the Australian and New Zealand fresh produce industry to future leaders by providing ten university students the opportunity to attend PMA Fresh Connections Conference and Trade Show.

Australia’s Chinese Future: export strategy & competition

Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Posted in Exports by Career Pathways Participants 2014

This report has been produced to give an overview of Australia's export strategies and whether they are good enough to out-compete other southern hemisphere countries in the China market. It was completed by University of Sydney student Bianca Ventimiglia as part of the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program.

Topic: Does Australia have effective export strategies to out-compete other southern
hemisphere countries in the China market?   

Access the report

Click here to download the report

Find out more

  • Export Resources
    Further resources on exports are available via the PMA A-NZ Information Centre.
  • PMA A-NZ Career Pathways Program
    Designed to attract the best and brightest students to begin a career in the fresh produce industry, the PMA A-NZ Career Pathways program connects the Australian and New Zealand fresh produce industry to future leaders by providing ten university students the opportunity to attend PMA Fresh Connections Conference and Trade Show.
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