As part of a project coordinated by its Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, the OECD is conducting a survey, in order to better understand the barriers to internationalisation.

The Hong Kong - Australia Business Association (HKABA) will launch its inaugural national trade awards on 16 March 2012, announcing Cathay Pacific as its major sponsor.

Australian automotive manufacturer MtM aspires to increase its exports from 20 to nearly 50 percent of its total business over five years, with a major focus on Asia.

We asked some experts to share their views on things first time exporters need to consider and what they often forget.

Gary Cronin of Exportise asks is there a problem for Australia’s long term economic growth if the mining industry cannot continue to dominate our exports?

In order to promote the nation’s achievements in science, culture and commerce, Austrade have launched its first iPad app, the Australia Unlimited magazine. The launch follows the release of the annual Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brand Index, measuring the brand image of 50 nations.

Author of The Airport Economist Tim Harcourt is joining UNSW’s Australian School of Business as the first J. W. Nevile Fellow in Economics.

Australia will open a new Austrade office and consulate-general in the South American country of Colombia next year.

Exporters want the Government to spearhead more high level trade missions, build confidence through innovative funding initiatives and increase investment in export agencies.

More women are starting businesses than ever before, but when it comes to international trade Australian women are under-represented, says Parliamentary Secretary for Trade Justine Elliot.