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Learn about trade missions and how you can grow your business internationally.
We’re here to help you make connections between ACT-based businesses and potential partners in key markets. Through the Office of International Engagement, business ties are being forged between Canberra and specific countries and cities across the globe to encourage trade.
Your business will benefit from your involvement in a trade mission:
You’ll forge partnerships with other ACT Government-supported businesses in your sector and with international partners.
When you join a mission, you’ll pick up critical knowledge in areas like in-market regulations and better understand the cultural differences that shape your business relationships with international players.
The ACT Government has identified Canberra’s key strengths, where we focus our trade missions. These include:
Links within these sectors give Canberra businesses targeted, focused trade missions. They can help move your business where you want it to go, faster.
We’re targeting specific cities within key countries for trade activities. These include:
Markets in which we’re raising awareness and building relationships into the future include:
Canberra’s proximity to the federal government offers opportunities to access national trade mission programs. This includes Austrade’s TradeStart, and support offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Living here in Canberra offers access to peak bodies and other organisations with strong links to Government and other businesses. The Canberra Business Chamber, for example, is the voice of industry in Canberra. It’s committed to growing this city and the Canberra region economically.
The ACT Government works with the diplomatic community and other organisations such as Canberra Business Chamber to bring in trade delegations. These are usually from a particular region, focused on a key industry sector. It also:
The ACT Government’s International Engagement Strategy recognises Canberra as a dynamic, vibrant city. Innovation and economic opportunity is fostered by the interaction between government and other sectors.
Canberra is already a globally connected city and we have significant opportunities in front of us. We’re building on our unique advantages and growing our international profile.
We’re building enduring international relationships for the economic, cultural and social benefit of the ACT.
Get in touch with us and let us know your export goals.
As suitable trade mission opportunities arise, we’ll be in touch.
Call: +61 2 6207 8976