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Easier access to grants for small companies

SMALLER companies will find it easier to access the Government’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Scheme under changes introduced to Parliament by Trade Minister Mark Vaile late last month

Sailing into new waters

LAST year’s winner of the 2000 Australian Export Awards, Austal Ships Pty Ltd, is planning to venture into a new market after developing a design to supply defence logistical support ferries to the United States.

Awards reminder

IN an effort to encourage Australia’s leading exporters to be given the same public recognition as sporting and entertainment heroes, the Australian Trade Commission

Federal recognition for WA exporter

WESTERN Australian-based Australian Foods Company P/L (AFC) has been recognised for its outstanding export achievements in this year’s Trade Outcomes and Objectives Statement, which was officially launched by Minister for Trade Mark

Fast track to Silicon Valley success

THE Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) has launched its annual search for the leaders of Australia’s hottest new technology to win a once-in-a-lifetime all-expenses paid week in the mecca of the high-tech world - Silicon Valley, USA.