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New blogger Andrew Barnett takes us through the next few months in world currency markets to better prepare exporters for what's to come.

With the global economy in turmoil, a new report by Coface examines what's happening in China and how that might affect Australian exporters.

These are the words of Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist of East Capital who made his first ever visit to Australia this week to meet with potential and existing investors.

According to the federal statistics office, Germany's trade surplus soared by 12 percent in July with exports gaining 2.3 percent from the previous month.

Official data published on Tuesday has shown Finland has entered into the deepest recession in the eurozone with its economy shinking to a record 9.4 percent in the second quarter on a 12-month comparison.

A World Bank report has shown that in light of the recession, a record of 131 economies have reformed business regulation in the fiscal year ending in May.

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has dismissed the current financial market rebound as not a "real recovery", believing any economic world growth in 2010 is unlikely to exceed 1.6 percent.