From time to time, most business owners will need to do some sort of work-related travel. Whilst for many it may only be domestic travel, for others with an international presence there is often a need for a long haul flight to visit trade shows, suppliers, vendors or key customers based offshore.

Some refer to China’s currency as the yuan, others call it the renminbi. Who is right?

OzForex Group, a leading provider of online international payment services, is now making it easier for small to medium businesses to process foreign currency invoices.

The resources boom may be over, but Australia now has three other sectors ready to take up the slack.

For nearly 20 years, the Portable Document Format or PDF, has been the de facto standard for the business industry’s documents, including exporters.

Japan's trade deficit surged to a record 7.6 trillion yen ($A81.04 billion) in the first half of the year as exports failed to keep pace with surging imports.

Australian SME businesses exporting to or participating in projects in India can look forward to greater support in their overseas activities, following a new agreement between Australia’s export credit agency EFIC and the State Bank of India.

It's even easier to sign up and transfer money internationally after a new agreement between international payments specialist NZForex and RealMe, to use its online identification service.

Australian exporters remain optimistic about global trade prospects this year despite the stubbornly high Australian dollar.

It may come as little surprise that according to Roy Morgan Research, recognition is the main source of job satisfaction for Australians.