The Australian Government has established a $500 million COVID-19 Export Capital Facility to assist previously profitable Australian exporters whose businesses have been impacted by COVID-19.

Exporters will be able to access loans from $250,000 to $50 million under the Facility. The Facility will complement other measures announced by the Government which enable banks to support new and existing clients. Exporters should contact their banks in the first instance to determine what assistance may be available to them.

Who is eligible for the support?

Australian businesses who are exporters or operating in an export supply chain who:

  • have been trading for at least two years
  • have had profitable operations in either of the two financial years prior to markets being impacted by COVID-19
  • are unable to secure finance from the private market because of COVID-19
  • have an annual turnover of at least $250,000

Learn more about the COVID-19 Export Capital Facility and how to access the assistance.