Export Market Development Grants Scheme

The 2015 Review of the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Scheme was announced on 10 December 2014 by the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, Minister for Trade and Investment.

The Review offers a comprehensive examination of the effectiveness of the EMDG scheme.


Objectives of the review look at whether the EMDG scheme, as currently structure is effective in:

  • Increasing the number of businesses that develop into new exporters
  • Increasing the number of businesses that achieve sustainability in exporter markets and generate additional exporters
  • Further developing an export culture in Australia

Additionally the review examines whether the scheme should be extended and if so:

  • The period of extension
  • Options for improved performance of the scheme
  • Options for funding scheme administration costs


The Review will be completed and written Report provided to the Minister by 30 June 2015.


Postal Address
PO Box 6308, O’Connor, ACT 2602
Physical Address
c/- Canberra Business Chamber
Ground Floor, 216 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon ACT 2612
Telephone 1300 692222