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Australia boasted its first trade surplus in almost three years in November as surging commodity prices boosted export earnings well beyond expectations...

Australia’s services, manufacturing and rural exports experienced strong growth last financial year, cushioning the impact of lower resource export earnings...

New trade data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows strong growth in Australian exports led by the resources trade with North Asia.

A brand is essentially a promise of value to customers. Building a strong company brand leads to awareness, recognition and trust in the product or service provided, which in turn generates increased leads and sales.

Nowadays, online is the accepted medium most people and organisations use to find and contact other people or organisations. Rural and agricultural businesses may feel that their business may not need a website - but when it comes to export and international having an online presence is essential.

Paul Ryan of FatCow.com.au blogs about how rural businesses can make their mark online.

Australia's trade surplus rose to $2.6 billion in September, which was below market expectations however still strong in year-on-year terms. Exports have risen 12.3 percent y-o-y with imports increasing 10.7 percent.