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Treasurer Wayne Swan unveiled the 2012/13 budget in Canberra overnight, returning it to surplus and detailing a number of measures he said would benefit small business. But many SMBs have been left wanting by the budget, saying it doesn’t deliver enough support to the sector.

Sue Tindal, executive vice president of global trade and transaction services from the Commonwealth Bank advises exporters to prepare for a changing exchange rate.

What started as a website comparing shipping prices has evolved into a parcel forwarding service.

Exporters are reassessing their intention to borrow as the strong Australian dollar continues to hurt businesses, reports the latest Commonwealth Bank study Aussie Dollar Barometer.

A new international agreement announced by the Australian Government will see more support offered to local SMEs.

With two hundred Fortune 500 companies already established there, Chengdu is quickly becoming the "Western frontier" for financial services in China.

Think Global's David Thomas reports back from the Asian Financial Forum.

Tim Harcourt answers the questions about how our international visitors, migrants and business people contribute to Australia this Australia day.

If your business is looking to enter overseas markets, either with an established or a new brand, it’s important to consider protecting your brand in the market where you’ll be trading. Often the most cost effective way to do this is through what is known as a Madrid Protocol filing, or International Registration.

David Thomas blogs about the rise of the BRIC nations in the face of the economic decline of the world's previous powerhouses. "With a combined GDP of $8.7 trillion in 2010, the BRIC economies already account for 45 percent of global economic growth."

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