Australian exporters are feeling positive, with 95 per cent of SME exporters expecting their overseas sales to remain the same or grow in the next 12 months.

Australia has posted its biggest trade deficit in almost a year-and-a-half, due largely to weaker iron-ore prices and a stronger Australian dollar.

The Australian dollar is on the rise again and could reach parity with the US dollar in the next 3-4 months, according to a currency expert.

The Australian dollar remains range bound, but Jim Vrondas from OzForex says it's a good thing …

The Australian dollar is too high and needs to come down by as much as 10 per cent, according to the International Monetary Fund.

The Australian dollar could fall further, assisting the country’s exporters, a senior central banker has predicted.

The current state of global financial markets means many small to medium enterprises (SMEs) face a number of challenges when looking to grow their export operations.

Online shoppers are the winners when it comes to the strong AUD, with the Aussie boosting incomes from high commodity prices by increasing the community’s purchasing power of internationally produced goods and services.

BLOG: Gary Cronin of Exportise blogs on making the most of the strong dollar. Don't give up!

Australia’s citrus industry is struggling under the weight of a strong Australian dollar reducing exports and the resulting oversupply of oranges driving domestic prices down.