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Review of the Export Market Development Grants Scheme

Productivity Commission submission

This submission was released in March 2000. This submission responds to a request by Austrade for written submissions to a review of the Export Market Development Grants Scheme. The review, which was requested by the Minister for Trade, is to be completed by June 2000. The review is being conducted by the Austrade Board with the assistance of a Steering Committee comprising representatives of industry and other government agencies.

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  • Contents

Cover, Copyright, Contents, Foreword, Key Points

1   Introduction

2   The Export Market Development Grants Scheme
Overview of EMDGS

3   Role of government
Rationales for assistance
Form of assistance

4   Effects of the EMDGS on exports
The Austrade methodology
Alternative methodologies

5   Framework for analysis
An economy-wide perspective
Targeting and duration of assistance
Scale of assistance


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