Australian exporters remain positive amid the current global trade climate, pivoting growth strategies to leverage e-commerce opportunities and focusing efforts on select overseas markets. Findings of the DHL Export Barometer 2019 reveal that 69% of Australian exporters are confident the coming 12 months will bring an increase in overseas orders for their business. Furthermore, 56% of exporters reported an increase in actual orders in the past 12 months, mirroring figures from 2017.
Australian exporters are riding the global e-commerce wave into new international markets, with plans to invest in online marketing and the workforce to optimise this opportunity. Research from the 15th DHL Export Barometer 2018 shows that export confidence among Australian exporters is at an all-time high – a new record since the study began in 2003.
Australian exporters are taking the world in their stride, thanks to e-commerce and innovation. Research from the DHL Export Barometer 2017 shows export confidence is at its highest level since 2011, with overall positivity in international trade evident.
DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has just delivered the first release of the revolutionary Flow™ Hive from Brisbane to a bee enthusiast in Washington D.C. who won a raffle that raised nearly $100,000 for those in Vanuatu affected by Cyclone Pam.
The 2015 DHL Export Barometer has revealed Australian exporter confidence is at its highest since 2011, as lower exchange rates render Australian businesses more competitive internationally and the positive impacts of free trade agreements are realised.
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