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From Aussie battlers to dollar dazzlers

Do you find the soaring Aussie dollar depressing? Don’t despair. Austrade’s chief economist Tim Harcourt reveals some silver lining for Australian exporters.     The Australian dollar...

Aussie expats

  According to DFAT, approximately one million Australians live overseas. That’s one in 20. With so many of us having a red hot go “over...

Defence tech

In these pensive days, where a backpacker on a bus could pose more of a threat than a cave-dwelling Taliban, Governments and corporations are hungry for technology that will help secure their people and resources. It has fed a boom in the defence tech sector; a world of cutting-edge machinery and multi-million dollar contracts, and home to some of the world's keenest strategic and technical minds. Several Australian companies are emerging as genuine players in this highly competitive space. Liz Heynes and Catherine Kerstjens take a look at six on this new front line.

China: Exploiting the VC glut (part III)

Over $500 million in venture capital was earmarked for China in the first half of 2005 alone. With a shortage of deals and management talent, opportunities abound for both investors and investee companies from abroad. In the third instalment of this four-part series, Paul Waide pulls back the curtain to reveal the complex machinations of China's vibrant private equity market.

Singapore Inc.

We may no longer refer to the economies of Asia as ‘tigers’, but Singapore (literally ‘Lion City’) is roaring like never before. For Australian...

Export: The point man

As Invest Australia’s Senior Investment Commissioner in the United States, Bob Hunt is responsible for selling Australian investment opportunities to Americans. This influential insider...

No parade for our returning IT expats

In the game of soccer, we sadly accept that for top players, furthering their careers means living overseas. When they come back, we welcome...

Going global: Exporting 101

Most Australian entrepreneurs claim to think big from the outset. But you need more than a good idea and a broad Aussie smile to conquer the world. Bi-lateral free trade agreements are tearing down barriers, but exporters must still negotiate the vestiges of international protectionism and the rollercoaster Aussie dollar.

Exporting IP… trader beware

The US-Australia Free Trade agreement has got everyone talking. Like it or loathe it, smart companies are reading the fine print. They are doing...

Winning Yankees: inside koala creek

The United States is a mecca for wine importers - which is hardly surprising given that it is the world's third largest consumer of...

Who's on track?

It's said that in China the economic revolution is most visible on its roads. In recent years, carmakers from Japan, Europe and the US have...

Who’s on track?

It's said that in China the economic revolution is most visible on its roads. In recent years, carmakers from Japan, Europe and the US have...

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Five things to get right before you quit your day job,...

Are you wondering if you are ready to quit your day job to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams? You, like many other aspiring entrepreneurs, may feel stuck and unable to take the plunge into the startup lifestyle. Dan Mumby is here to make sure you know the five key things to get right before you quit your day job in this FREE CHEAT SHEET.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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