If you’re eyeing global expansion for your small business, it pays to do your research first. While it’s tempting to leap – understanding different tax systems, local customs and manufacturing options are all considerations. Reasons to go global Global expansion is part of many Aussie businesses plans, for a few simple reasons,” says Airport Economist,… Read more »
The annual DHL Export Barometer shows that 61 per cent of exporters reported favourable growth in actual orders over the past 12 months, the highest record in the last decade. Now in its 15th year, the report found high levels of market confidence, despite current political and socio economic conditions. 75 per cent of exporters… Read more »
With the second largest economy in Southeast Asia, Thailand has plenty to offer intrepid business owners. Whilst Thailand is known for trekking and tourism it also has a very significant manufacturing base on its eastern seaboard, a sophisticated middle-class consumer economy in its urban centres and is the economic focal point for the Mekong… Read more »
In making my TV show, The Airport Economist, I must have been to over 60 economies in the past 6 years. And one country that always stands out to me is the enchanting land of Vietnam, one of the emerging ‘second generation’ tiger economies of Asia. Vietnam has a young population, is the new poster… Read more »
Kuala Lumpur, capital of steamy Malaysia in the heart of South East Asia, has undergone some incredible changes.
Economist Tim Harcourt has fond memories of his Commonwealth Bank HQ replica moneybox. After all, school banking was one of his first initiations into the world of finance. Today Harcourt is a renowned economist and university fellow, whose TV show The Airport Economist provides viewers with all the tips and tricks you need to set… Read more »