60 Seconds with a PIT Member – Sophie Marshall

Sophie Marshall – Trade Advisor, Trade Commission of Chile in Australia How long have you worked in International Trade & Investment? In July 2018, I will have worked as a Trade Advisor for the Trade Commission of Chile – ProChile for two years. How did you get into the sector? Returning from university exchange in Colombia, I … More 60 Seconds with a PIT Member – Sophie Marshall

Aussie exporters remain confident about future trade

Efic’s latest Exporter Sentiment Index shows that business sentiment among Australian SME exporters continues to rise, with five of the six sentiment measures higher than the last wave.  Involving a sample of 1,124 exporting Australian SMEs, respondents seeing an improvement in their current financial situation (from 12 months ago), and those with positive expectations around … More Aussie exporters remain confident about future trade

Tourism spending soars above $40 Billion

The record run for Australian tourism rolls on with spending by international visitors reaching a new high of $41.3 billion for the year ending December 2017. This is an increase of six percent on the previous year and represents an additional $2.2 billion to the Australian economy – helping create and support Australian jobs. Almost … More Tourism spending soars above $40 Billion

Confidence rises for Aussie exporters

Rising confidence among Australia’s exporters is expected to grow trade and create new jobs this year. A survey of Australia’s small to medium exporters reveals confidence is 10 percentage points higher compared to this time last year. The Exporter Sentiment Index, released today, shows strong confidence among Australian SME exporters with five of the six … More Confidence rises for Aussie exporters