Are you taking advantage of Export Grants to grow your business?


If you have begun exploring overseas markets for your products to find growth in a sluggish global economy, would like to exhibit in an overseas expo to reach a new market, or are already sending samples overseas, chances are you could qualify for financial assistance under the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme administered by Austrade. The scheme encourages small and medium sized Australian businesses to develop export markets.


                            "exploring overseas markets for your products to find growth in a sluggish global economy?"


International Trade Management (ITM) and Melrose International have partnered to assist you in maximising your return whilst minimising the effort of preparing and lodging your EMDG grant application thereby helping you grow your business.

Melrose International has considerable success assisting customers obtain grants of up to 50% of eligible export promotion and R&D expenditure. Under EMDG exporters may be eligible for up to eight grants over eight or nine years with the percentage decreasing after the first two grants assessed on eligible expenses versus export sales.


What is an eligible activity?


Costs relating to the following activities may be eligible expenses.

  • Overseas representatives

  • Marketing consultants

  • Marketing visits

  • Free samples

  • International trade fairs, seminars, in-store promotions

  • Promotional literature & advertising

  • Overseas buyers

  • Registration and/or insurance of eligible intellectual property


Melrose International will assist you in identifying all eligible expenses for which you are entitled to claim under EMDG and will structure your claim accordingly. Your application will be handled and lodged by one of their senior export consultants who, together, have 30 years’ experience. Their expertise will assist in cutting through the complexity and save you valuable time in accessing your benefit.

If you would like to know more about qualifying for the EMDG contact your ITM representative today for a free appraisal of your eligibility from Melrose International.