Agriculture has been a major contributor to the Victorian economy since the 1800’s. Today, Victoria’s agriculture exports are booming and the future looks bright with key export regions such as North Asia and Southeast Asia continuing to boom, demanding premium quality, clean and green products.
Victoria’s multi-billion-dollar food and fibre sector will be on show at this year’s Food and Beverage Trade Week, with local growers and producers set to connect with global buyers and key decision makers from today.
Melbourne’s new dedicated Additive Manufacturing Hub is set to help Victorian businesses become more globally competitive.
On 11 September 2018, the Minister for Trade and Investment launched Globally Connected: Victoria’s Southeast Asia Trade and Investment Strategy. By identifying pathways for trade and export into Southeast Asia’s fast-growing markets, the Strategy will help boost the state’s economy, increase the Asia capability of local businesses and attract new investment.
The Victorian Government is helping an iconic Victorian manufacturer create jobs and expand its exports.
A new Victorian Government-led trade mission is helping Victoria’s TAFEs break into the $10 billion off-shore vocational education market and create more jobs for the sector.
Victorian households and businesses are big winners from free trade according to a new report from the Victorian Government, showing an open trade and investment environment has delivered a stronger economy, more jobs and better pay.
The Victorian Government is helping Victorian businesses tap into the fast-growing markets of Asia with $1 million for a fresh round of vouchers to help companies boost exports and create local jobs.
LATAM Airlines Group will increase the number of flights on its non-stop service between Melbourne and Santiago, Chile, in response to growing demand from passengers travelling between Australia and South America.
Melbourne-based guitar company, Maton Guitars is set to create more jobs and increase its export business thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Victorian Government's Future Industries Manufacturing Program.
Victoria’s wine industry will taste even better thanks to a $2 million boost from the Victorian Government through the third round of the Wine Growth Fund.
Victoria’s reputation as a leader in eCommerce was boosted late last week with the announcement that US digital agency, Brand Value Accelerator (BVAccel), will establish its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne creating 50 new jobs.