Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Help for Those Keen to Export

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Help for Those Keen to Export

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MACKAY businesses looking to export are the big winners from a new Coalition Government initiative to provide quick and easy access to trade information.

Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen said a new FTA Portal is set to help local businesses take full advantage of Australia's free trade agreements, with the three north Asian powerhouse economies of China, Japan and South Korea.

"Opportunities for Mackay small and medium businesses to diversify are crucial right now and this tool will help make that happen," Mr Christensen said.

"Many businesses are looking to export but are uncertain about how to go about it and whether they are price competitive.

"The new FTA Portal seeks to answer those questions.

"It provides free and accurate information on tariffs under the FTAs so small and medium businesses can easily work out how price competitive they will be."

The Portal also has Australian and international trade data and an innovative step-by-step system to help businesses assess whether their product is likely to meet the requirements of the agreements. …

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