ChAFTA Good for Victoria

China Australia Free Trade Agreement Over ten years of experience in exporting goods and service to China Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott The Victorian economy is set to enjoy significant gains from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) ChAFTA will mean increasingly more profitable exports for Victorian farmers, and more high quality Victorian produce on […]

Landmark Deal for Exporters

The landmark China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) will unlock substantial new benefits for Australians for years to come. ChAFTA will add billions to the economy, create jobs and drive higher living standards for Australians. Australian businesses will have unprecedented access to the world’s second largest economy. It greatly enhances our competitive position in key areas […]

China Australia Free Trade Agreement

Conclusion of China-Australia FTA negotiations In a ceremony held at Parliament House on 17 November, the Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, and Chinese Commerce Minister, Gao Hucheng, signed a Declaration of Intent in the presence Prime Minister Abbott and Chinese President Xi, formalising the conclusion of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)negotiations. Both […]

EFIC Increased Focus on SME’s

EFIC media release – 9 October 2014 Increased focus on SMEs Yesterday the government announced amendments to Efic’s lending ability to better support small and medium-sized Australian exporters. These changes are consistent with the government’s focus on deregulation and reducing red tape, and will allow Efic to support SME exporters more efficiently and cost-effectively. This […]

Trade Ministers adopt ‘Team Australia’ approach

The second Trade and Investment Ministers’ Meeting, held during September 2014 in Cairns, brought together representatives from all states and territories and the Commonwealth. Federal Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb who hosted the meeting said the outcome was a good example of Australians working together to back our country’s strengths. “As a nation we […]