What is EMDG

The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is a Government financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters.

Am I Eligible

An Australian individual, partnership, company, association, cooperative or statutory corporation that has:

  • Carried on business in Australia
  • Promoted the export of goods
  • Promoted the delivery of services outside Australia
  • Promoted certain services in Australia to non-residents
  • An income of less than $50 million for the year;
  • incurred at least $15,000 of eligible expenses under the scheme

How does EMDG benefit my business

  • Reimbursement of up to 50 per cent of eligible export promotion expenses exceeding $5,000
  • Up to eight grants to each eligible applicant
  • Up to $150,000 in Grant per year

What expenses can be Claimed

  • Overseas representation expenses
  • Marketing consultant expenses (A Limit of $50,000 per year)
  • Marketing visits expenses
  • Free samples expenses (A limit of $15,000 per year)
  • Trade fairs, seminars, in-store promotions expenses
  • Promotional literature and advertising expenses
  • Overseas buyers expenses (A Limit of $45,000 per year & $7,500 per buyer per visit)
  • Registration and/or insurance of eligible intellectual property expenses (A Limit of $50,000 per year)

When can I expect to receive the Grant funds

Round 1: an initial payment up to the initial payment ceiling amount (2019: $40,000)
Round 2: a second-tranche payment above the initial payment ceiling amount (subject to available funds)

When can I Apply

We can lodge your application from 1 July to 30 November.
Please contact Malav Oza on malav@integertba.com.au or 0432 32 90 90.