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Trade Missions

Explore export and investment opportunities with assistance from the Victorian Government.

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The world is your marketplace

The world is your marketplace - venture abroad to explore export and investment opportunities with assistance from the Victorian Government.

Start your export journey here.

We are here to assist you take the next step in growing your business internationally.

Overview

The Victorian Government, through its Trade Mission Program, takes Victorian organisations to key overseas markets to showcase Victoria's capabilities in key industries, and to introduce the participants to potential buyers, investors and trading partners.

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Trade Missions

The Department's Trade Mission Program takes Victorian organisations to key overseas markets to showcase Victoria's capabilities in key industries and to introduce the participants to potential buyers, investors and trading partners.

Program Aim

The Department's Trade Mission Program takes Victorian organisations to key overseas markets to showcase Victoria's capabilities in key industries and to introduce the participants to potential buyers, investors and trading partners.

Super Trade Missions have large scale company involvement with over 100 Victorian organisations participating. Led by the Premier and/or a Minister, they involve high level Government to Government engagement which provides a platform for Victorian organisations to develop new or build on existing relationships with overseas organisations. Smaller in scale than Super Trade Missions, Trade Missions consist of 20 -100 Victorian businesses and are typically sectorial focused.

Activities on these missions can include business briefings and networking functions, site visits, trade exhibitions and business matching.

Why should you participate?

Through participating in the Trade Mission Program, many organisations:

  • build international connections, foster business relationships and identify partnering opportunities
  • secure international orders for products and services and attract foreign investment
  • develop skills and knowledge of international markets to enhance business competitiveness
  • enhance their international profile by entering new markets
  • better understand regulatory requirements in international markets
  • secure local distributors and/or importers.

Where do we take you?

The Trade Mission Program prioritises its activities to the high growth markets of China, India, South East Asia and the Middle East and Turkey. Niche opportunities are also be pursued in the Republic of Korea, Japan, the USA and Latin America.

How do we support you?

The Victorian Government develops tailored programs for businesses participating in trade missions, supported in-market through the Government’s network of international offices. 

 

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