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Thursday, 15 January 2015

Startup founders on how to crack the Chinese market

With a population of more than 1.3 billion, China represents one of the biggest and fastest growing markets in the world for Australian businesses by Broede Carmody

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Beware overselling the case for free trade

For all the excited expectation of future gains, it is critical we appreciate what the case for free trade actually promises. by Vishaal Kishore

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Tiger unleashed: Why Australian companies could reap the rewards of India’s roaring economy

Since India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office earlier this year, India has embarked on a program of reform which, if successful, will provide a better environment for Australian business. by Nicola Watkinson

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

China free trade agreement negotiations at APEC: What it means for small businesses

With the federal government believed to be negotiating a free trade agreement with China during the APEC Summit, trade experts say it will mean more opportunities for small businesses looking at the Chinese market. by Andrew Sadauskas

Friday, 31 October 2014

Aussie SMEs “cautiously confident” on exporting future: Report

The Australian Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) has released a report detailing the exporting intentions of Australian SMEs over the next 12 months. by Adam Anticaglia

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Common GST errors to avoid on imports and exports

Here are some common errors the ATO has found in relation to GST on imports and exports. by Terry Hayes

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Austrade chief warns SMEs missing out on “once in a millennium opportunity” in China

The general manager of growth and emerging markets at Austrade says SMEs need to wake up to the opportunities in China. by Cara Waters

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Less than 20% of Australian companies are taking advantage of “complex” free trade agreements: research

Fewer than one in five Australian companies are taking advantage of bilateral free trade agreements between Australia and other countries, according to research released this week by HSBC Bank. by Eloise Keating

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Have you got guanxi? The top five barriers for SMEs exporting to China

Compliance costs, a lack of resources and difficulty in creating personal networks are among the biggest challenges faced by SMEs when exporting to China, according to research from the Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. by Eloise Keating
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