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When businesses are born global

Byline: Karen Reddington, President, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express Traditionally, small businesses began in one’s backyard – selling to friends and neighbours. As these small businesses grew...

The impact of disruption on global trade and what it means for small to medium businesses

Within the next decade, global trade and logistics could be virtually unrecognisable from what we see today. Digital and physical disruption will change the...

5 things to consider if you want to take your small business offshore

For small business owners, the intrigue of taking their products and services off shore can be too exciting to ignore.  But among all the...

Finance key for helping Australian businesses succeed overseas

As the mining boom continues to lose pace, Australia’s trade and investment profile is changing. While the growth of our commodities sector may have...

Growth of Australian exporters inhibited by financing constraints

Access to finance continues to challenge the growth of Australia’s internationally-active businesses according a new survey commissioned by the Export Council of Australia and...

Support for Australian SMEs looking to grow internationally

While Australian SME exporters continue to win contracts against global competitors, many find it difficult to access the finance they need to secure these opportunities.

Lack of information holding back businesses from international trade

Compliance issues, red tape, and a lack of knowledge relating to FTAs are holding back many of Australia's businesses from engaging in international trade, according to a new survey by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

World Trade Week to highlight importance of international trade to NSW economy

A series of international trade events will be held across Sydney to recognise the importance of international trade to the NSW economy during World Trade Week NSW.

Merchandise imports up 4 percent for June

Merchandise imports for June were up 4 percent to $17,911 million, an increase of $621 million on May, but is unlikely to impact the RBA's decision on rates in August.

Understanding Chinese business culture

China is opening its doors to foreign companies, and those that understand Chinese culture and the scope of the Chinese market will have an...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...