Free Trade Agreement Market Entry Grant

Funding to deliver market entry strategies

Free Trade Agreement Market Entry Grant

This Grant program forms the second phase of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) grants work, aligning with the Australian Government’s existing FTA advocacy and outreach objectives. The first phase focused on delivering technical training to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The Free Trade Agreement Market Entry (FTA-ME) Grant will assist eligible organisations deliver market entry strategies aimed at helping Australian SMEs and stakeholders access FTA target markets with confidence. Eligible markets under the FTA-ME Grant include China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru. The grant is open to the following type of organisations:

  • member-based business organisations located in Australia such as chambers of commerce and industry, bilateral business councils and chambers or peak industry/business associations
  • Universities and their associated Institutes and TAFE Colleges.

Individual companies cannot apply.

The program is competitive and merit based.