22 May 2024

Working with Territory businesses to grow exports

Long term Territorian and businessman, Kevin Mulvahil has been appointed as the new Chair of the International Business Council (IBC).

The IBC is the international arm of the Chamber of Commerce NT and promotes international trade in goods and services through the Northern Territory.

Mr Mulvahil has had a long career working in the live cattle trade and agriculture sector and served as the Chairman of the NT Livestock Exporters Association. He also spent two years living in Jakarta developing a vertically integrated livestock business for an ASX-listed company.

While President of Athletics NT Mr Mulvahil brought the Mitchell Street Mile to Darwin attracting both international athletes as well as Australia’s top middle distance runners to the Top End. He also helped Territory athletes compete in the BIMP-EAGA Friendship Games, a biennial sporting event between Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Mr Mulvahil currently works across several sectors as a consultant for Indigenous communities, strategic planning with an emphasis on agriculture plus exporting seafood and other products.

Mr, Mulvahil brings a wealth of experience to the role as Chair of the IBC and is passionate about advocating for Northern Territory businesses involved in foreign trade.

“When establishing yourself in a new market it is always recommended to work with others,” Mr Muvahil said.

“The IBC has direct connections in many Southeast Asian countries and have the ability to work through Chambers of Commerce in nearly every country in the world.

“The IBC provides a great platform for businesses wanting to move into exports and for established exporters looking to grow their business and reach new markets.”

As an IBC member you can access advice and support, connect with domestic and international suppliers, receive the latest information on customs requirements and travel advice and, participate in trade events and business delegations.  

To find out more and become a IBC member, go to the Northern Territory Chamber of Commerce website.