Financial help and grants for Australian exporters
Like all business ventures, there are costs involved with selling and promoting your products overseas.
Search Grants & Assistance for up-to-date information on assistance available to exporters.
Financial assistance available from the federal government includes:
Help for your business to suceed in international trade and investment.
Obtain a refund for customs duty paid on imported goods that are subsequently exported.
An alternative to Duty Drawbacks. A cashflow benefit for importers who intend to export goods do not have to pay the relevant customs duty or Goods and Services Tax at the time of import.
Reimbursement for some marketing expenses.
Support for women achieving international business success.
Provides finance and insurance solutions to help Australian exporters overcome financial barriers when growing their business overseas. You can apply for Efic's Small Business Loan in as little as 30 minutes, and if successful, formal approval will be provided in as little as 7 business days. Visit the Efic website for more information or contact Efic on 1800 093 724.
Financial assistance for exporters in your state or territory
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Government Exporting
New South Wales
The NSW Government offers a number of Export assistance to NSW exporters.
Trade Support Scheme - Under the Scheme, companies and business entities may apply for financial assistance to offset the international marketing costs of specific trade projects which will deliver identified trade outcomes.
Exporting - The South Australian Department of State Development provides assistance and services to local companies exporting overseas. This includes market intelligence, in-market support and direct financial assistance to promote exports.
New Market Expansion Program - assistance with developing and implementing international marketing plans.
Business Victoria Export Grants - Services and programs available to Victorian exporters.
Small Business Development Corporation - The Small Business WA site lists a range of grants and programs available to exporting businesses in Western Australia.
What to do...
- Search our Grants & Assistance for grants you could be eligible for.
- Find out more about seeking finance.
- Find out about other export assistance by visiting the facilitation and concession schemes page on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.