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Exportation. In our previous article we talked about importing goods from overseas; the authorities to contact, the licenses to get, the places to seek advice and the kind of inspections you need before you start importing your goods.

In this article we are going to talk about Exportation of your goods to expand your market for gaining more profits.

Exportation – vital contact details to help ensure success

The Australian government will help you grow your international business and attract foreign investment by using Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) services. You can reach Austrade through;

You can also seek help from Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC), Australia’s export credit agency, that can assist you win and finance export and offshore investment. Check out their services at;

There is also the Department of Agriculture (DA) which regulates and facilitates the export of food, live animals, animal products, fish, aquatic products, plants and grains. See more at;

If you haven’t conducted an initial research on overseas markets, Austrade will help you do just that through their large database that contain business information for many countries.

When it comes to exporting requirements, The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service will need to clear your goods for export in a way similar to what happens with your imported goods.

If you are thinking about exporting online, due to its cost-effective way of entering the overseas market, you should seek help at Austrade.

If you are wondering what to do with international Intellectual Property (IP) protection, the answer is simple; As well as registering in Australia, you can apply to register a trade mark, patent, design or plant breeder’s right overseas. This is crucial when you conduct your business over the internet. Contact IP Australia for more information at;

Exportation – Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) can affect your export business because Australia has a number of FTAs with other countries that give Australian exporters better access to their markets. You should familiarize yourself with these FTA’s and see how to maximize your benefits from their existence. Everything you need to know about FTA’s can be found at Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Finally, if you need further information on exporting or financial assistance, contact the agencies below to find out if you are eligible for financial assistance:

1- Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC)

2- Australian Government (Business)

3- Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

4- Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Your feedback and participation is highly appreciated.

We wish you the best of luck with your venture.

Australia-Unwrapped Team

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Part One - Business Startup Australia – Introduction
Part Two - Business Startup Australia: Getting Help and Support 
Part Three - Business Startup Australia: Business Structure
Part Four - Business Startup Australia: Business Plan
Part Five - Business Startup Australia: Obtaining Finance
Part Six - Business Startup Australia: Registering Your Business
Part Seven - Business Startup Australia: Registering Business Name
Part Eight - Business Startup Australia: Understanding Australian Taxes
Part Nine - Business Startup Australia: Home-based Business
Part Ten - Business Startup Australia: Online Business
Part Eleven - Business Startup Australia: Employing People
Part Twelve - Business Startup Australia: Workplace Health & Safety
Part Thirteen - Business Startup Australia: Online Marketing
Part Fourteen - Business Startup Australia: Securing Your Online Business 
Part Fifteen - Business Startup Australia: Importing
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