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Indigenous islanders win Japanese contract

Indigenous islanders win Japanese contract

Even the toughest of business people are taking their hats off to the Tiwi Islanders nowadays. Only seven years ago, the islanders committed themselves to resurrecting an abandoned acacia plantation business on their homeland. They had no money, no trained forestry staff, no port suitable for woodchip and no export market. Tiwi sought and received expert […]

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The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

Businesses with 19 or fewer employees have less than two weeks to transition to SuperStream – the new, mandatory electronic standard for paying superannuation contributions.    “The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is pleased that more than 75 per cent of small businesses are already SuperStream compliant however, there is still a way to go to ensure […]

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New export loan opening up international markets for Aussie businesses: Frankland Islands Cruises and Intersective

New export loan opening up international markets for Aussie businesses: Frankland Islands Cruises and Intersective

Australian small businesses Frankland Islands Cruises and Intersective are among the first to benefit from Efic’s new Small Business Export Loan. The latest finance offering from Australia’s export finance agency, is designed to meet the needs of small businesses seeking export finance, with a focus on convenience and speed throughout the online application and approval […]

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Export opportunities await in South Korea for SMEs

Export opportunities await in South Korea for SMEs

South Korea is one of Australia’s closest economic and trading partners, and with its high-income economy, there is a strong market for Australia’s high quality goods and services. For Australian SME exporters thinking about entering the South Korean market, it is important to first identify the opportunities for your business and any potential risks. Opportunities […]

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Australian businesses must pay attention China’s economic slowdown

Australian businesses must pay attention China’s economic slowdown

China’s economic slowdown is forecast to trigger increased trade credit risk in Australia and the broader Asia Pacific region, according to new Atradius research*. The Atradius 2015 Payment Practices Barometer for the Asia Pacific region found that Australia and Indonesia, both of which are heavily dependent on commodity exports to China, were particularly susceptible to […]

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