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Insights from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

In 2015, 56% of Australian exporters expected to see increases in trade with China. The newly minted FTA with China (ChAFTA) also drew positive expectations among 49 per cent of exporters – and interestingly the 2015 DHL Export Barometer...

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Exporter insights from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

Exporter research shows in 2015, the portion of exporters who also import increased to 80%, from 74% in the previous two years.

It also showed 66% of Australian exporters expected orders to increase over the coming year – and more than half...

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Results from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

The DHL Export Barometer has been surveying Australian exporters for 13 years about their views on the exchange rate, export conditions, online commerce and other important issues that impact on global business prospects.

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For three generations, the Ferguson family has been fishing Southern Rock Lobsters out of the Great Australian Bight. But they had a problem: too many lobsters were too big.

It sounds strange but it was the smaller lobsters which provided the...

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DRT volunteers sorting relief goods

Team of highly-trained DHL volunteers from Australia and New Zealand to assist in coordinating relief logistics at Suva Airport

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world´s leading logistics provider, has deployed their Disaster Response Team (DRT)...

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The Aqua BIG website is live, and you can register there to be kept informed about the event. Management of the event is by Momentous Asia Travel and Events Co, Ltd, a fully accredited event and association management company who are...

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By Jason Chown

When you use a financial service it’s important to shop around and make sure that you’re getting the best deal you can. Whether it’s a home loan or an international money transfer, saving a few percentage points...

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1st Contact

AUD trade was mixed across the board over the past two weeks with the dollar range bound against all the majors. Best AUD USD buying was on the September 18th with the AUD USD breaking through the 0.72 mark. The exchange floor was occurred on...

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The  University of Sydney is inviting repatriates (former expatriates) to participate in a research project about their experiences on returning to their home organisations.  

Hannah Mann, the researcher, is...

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At a time when there is a lot of talk about liberalising trade through new free trade agreements and adopting trade facilitation measures, it may come as a surprise to learn that the use of tariff concession orders (TCOs) is becoming increasingly...

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Tea C. Dietterich

The other day one of my mining clients rang me and said: “Tea, we have 1,000,000 words here in Brazilian Portuguese and I need them translated into English within a few days – I need to know what it says.“
In the past I would...

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As an interim accord is reached between Iran and Western nations and the Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, visits Tehran in mid-April, William Jenkins asks what opportunities are in the Iranian education sector and what...

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As we usher in the Year of the Goat, the Export Council of Australia (ECA) is proudly launching a survey to the Australian business community on one of the most ambitious liberalisation initiatives China has undertaken in decades, the China...

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Following on from the successful launch of last year’s international business survey we’re keen to hear from you on the issues that are most important to your business and your international success. We’re interested in feedback...

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The META Deregulation Hub has been established by META and ECA to connect manufacturing businesses with industry experts to identify and quantify the regulatory burdens and costs imposed on exports and the impact this has on Australian...

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The Manufacturing Excellence Taskforce Australia (META) and The Export Council of Australia (ECA) have established a Deregulation Hub , with the purpose of producing an Agenda for Action to inform Government on the streamlining of regulation that...

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META, a collaborative network of engaged manufacturing businesses and researchers, together with the Export Council of Australia (ECA) will launch an important collaboration Hub next month to address the topic of deregulation.

The META...

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Mining is excluded from the review of government assistance

The Productivity Commission’s annual report card on government assistance to industry is flawed because it again singles out sectors such as manufacturing while ignoring much more significant forms of assistance to sectors like resources and...

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