How Australian SMEs can chase invoices in a timely manner

Time is money - and nobody knows this more intimately than a small business owner. Research conducted by Xero has found that only 50.7 per cent...

What are the barriers to overseas direct investment?

For Australian B2B exporters, learning how to do overseas direct investment (ODI) is a huge step - and one that often falls flat.In 2017,...

How to prepare an international sales contract

Australia has recently finalised several contracts with overseas groups for the construction of naval vessels. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne explained in a recent interview that:...

When to use a patent, a trademark and a design right...

For Australian exporters, intellectual property (IP) is everything. Domestic IP protection is par for the course for most SMEs, but as soon as you...

How Australian exporters can resolve disputes with foreign trade partners

Do you know what to do if you get in a dispute with a foreign trade partner? With international trade changing regularly, exporters must...

Discover the future of Australian trade with Lisa McAuley

  How can Australian businesses with an interest in global trade best prepare themselves for the future? It's not a simple question to answer, particularly...

How to tell if your business is growing too fast

Growth is great - until it isn't. Two-thirds of respondents to the 2017 Export Finance & Insurance Corporation (EFIC) Exporter Sentiment Index believe revenue...

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