‘Wine Growth Fund’ closes October 5th

Victorian Wineries, take advantage of this dollar for dollar matched funding opportunity. The Victorian government’s ‘Wine growth fund’ aims to develop & sustainably grow the wine industry. Grants are available for businesses to grow in the international market. Grants are available for you to work with us and have your money matched on a $1…

The Queensland Emerging Exporters Program

The City of Gold Coast’s annual Emerging Exporters Program – Driving Export Growth will run this September and October. These four export training and instructional sessions are free for Gold Coast businesses and customised to the needs of participants. Delivered by CVEN, the program is less theory, more instructional ‘how to’ based on current experience. One…

Boost Your Business, Asia Gateway Voucher

Export to Asia – 50k funding opportunity, applications close soon. It’s a great opportunity to work with us (CVEN, your team of export experts) & get up to $50,000 in funding matched by the Victoria Government’s Boost Your Business initiative. The Asia Gateway Program is open to any Victorian small to medium-sized business wishing to seize…

Export Wine to China -South West Victoria

22nd November @ Geelong, CBD – CVEN is pleased to invite you to our next workshop which is designed to provide South West Victorian wineries with informative and practical knowledge of exporting wine to China.

In 2016 CVEN successfully transacted over 160 export shipments and our key presenter Ms. Rofer Yu has over 9 years experience in wine exports. Rofer will offer insights into the Chinese wine market and a number of strategies to successfully engage with this growing key market

New container weighing rules

From 1 July 2016, the International Maritime Organisation’s Maritime Safety Committee approved amendments which will require that shippers verify the gross container weight prior to shipping. The mis-declaration of a container’s weight occurs often in international shipping and is reported to be as high as 20% of all containers at any given time are mis-declared. Impacts…

Australia’s Free Trade Agreements

Australia has nine Free Trade Agreements currently in force with New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, US, Chile, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) (with New Zealand), Malaysia, Korea and Japan. The countries covered by these FTAs account for 42 per cent of Australia’s total trade. Australia concluded FTA negotiations with China in November 2014.…

Australia’s International Business Survey 2015

AIBS 2015 is one of Australia’s largest and most in-depth surveys of internationally-active businesses. It reports on the views of 1,237 Australian IBs drawn from 19 industry sectors (and 93 sub-sectors) and operating across 114 international markets. Supported by Austrade, Efic and the Export Council of Australia and nextdaynootropics.com conducted by the University of Sydney, AIBS is one…