AFA members are encouraged to have their say in the EMDG scheme which commenced in February 2014, where the National Commission of Audit recommended abolishing the EMDG scheme for Australian exporters.

Stating "The Export Market Development Grants scheme should also be abolished as the benefits of exporting are largely captured by the business itself, with few broader benefits to the community. Forty per cent of recipients of these grants are businesses employing less than four people"

The Review will be a comprehensive examination of the effectiveness of the Export Market Development Grants scheme, and will be carried out until to June 2015.

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