international business Archives -
Home Tags International business

Tag: international business

How can you help your business boom in foreign markets?

Taking your small business to the international stage can be very challenging particularly considering your small budget, limited international exposure, and economic uncertainties in...

Here are 4 key strategies you can use to help your business boom in...

Taking your small business to the international stage can be very challenging particularly considering your small budget, limited international exposure, and economic uncertainties in different parts of the world.

Five international marketing tips from Alibaba’s Michael Mang

Despite the fact that we now operate in a global economy, for many business owners, trying to break out from a local base into...

What’s mining got to do with gender equity? RMIT-led study has the answer

Researchers found that mining multinational corporation promote gender equity in host countries in several different ways, bringing to bear important lessons for the future of mining and corporate social responsibility.

How to sail the 7Cs to grow your international business

For many businesses and business owners, change can feel both exciting and challenging. For some, it feels downright daunting. However, what is universally true is...

Here’s an export success story. Once upon a time, an Aussie company went to...

Although China is a tremendous opportunity for Australian exporters, The Expert Editor is actually the first professional editing company to service this growing market.

Will Australian students’ growing disinterest in Asian studies affect our economy?

Major media has reported an “alarming” 22% decline in the number of Australian students studying Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese or Korean from kindergarten to year 12 between 2000 and 2008. And when the Australian Industry Group surveyed 380 business organisations, it found that most CEOs neither speak nor understand any Asian languages, and have minimal experience in the region, yet more than half of those surveyed planned to expand into Asia in the future.

Atlassian’s Scott Farquhar talks about raising US$60 million from Accel

Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar should be in a good mood. Last month, the company he created with business partner Mike Cannon-Brookes, as 22-year-old university...

Australian innovation lets the people of PNG pay for electricity using mobile phone credits...

The rapid adoption of this service highlights the suitability of mobile payment technology in developing countries, which often do not have access to the same payment methods and services available in developed markets. It also highlights a trend that Australian software and application developers best not ignore.

Latest top markets for Aussie exporters revealed

This week the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) released research into the activity of Australia's exporters with a key finding being that, despite the global finaincial crisis, Australia's export industry is healthy and volumes have continued to grow.

The hottest market opportunities in Japan for entrepreneurs located elsewhere (part 2)

In my previous letter I looked at two trends in Japan that may turn into “hot’ opportunities for those outside the country. Here are two more trends that will provide opportunities for an entrepreneurial soul.

The hottest market opportunities in Japan for entrepreneurs located elsewhere (part 1)

Which trends in Japan will turn into hot opportunities for entrepreneurs located outside the country? I gave this some thought while sliding down Japan’s best powder ski slopes as Australia was sweltering over summer. Here are the first two of four “hot” sectors at the top of my list.

Macquarie’s shadow: International investment is Australia’s Achilles Heel

Foreign investment and domestic jobs have been inextricably linked since Australia’s convict days. Austrade’s Chief Economist Tim Harcourt explains.

Can Canada capitalise on its Olympics achievement?

As Sydney 2000 illustrated, the Olympic Games present a wonderful opportunity for the host country to channel the attending global attention into commercial momentum. But with the global economy on the slow road to recovery, will Canada be able to parlay the triumph of Vancouver's recently concluded Winter Olympics into sustained business success?

Letter from Japan: Why Japan is a paradise for entrepreneurs

Doing business in Japan has often presented cultural difficulties for westerners. However, as our expat entrepreneur living in Tokyo Jon Sparks reveals in this new series, Japan might be in the shadow of the emerging markets of China and India, but is still one of the best places in Asia for entrepreneurs to operate.

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

INFOGRAPHICS

OPINIONS & ADVICE