Having a clear idea of exactly what you are hoping to achieve by exporting can give you the best chance of success.

This could be access to new markets, increasing your production volumes or looking to gain a competitive advantage that you use in Australia.

Consider visiting your proposed target market, this can help you to experience firsthand the economic and market conditions, business culture, future competitors and demographics.

Being a successful exporter also requires a significant time commitment right across your business, so confirming support within your business for an export project allows you to proceed with confidence.