Proforma and Commercial Invoices

You may have seen these terms mentioned in some of our blog posts and wanted more details, so we’ve put together this blog on two important export documents. Below we explain what these documents are, what they’re used for and why they are so important in international trade deals.   The scene: You have haggled…

Rebuild Your Asian Exports

If you’re a WA based business who’s existing Asian exports have been disrupted by COVID-19 you may be eligible for the International Competitiveness Co-Investment Fund.   This fund offers grants of  $50-100K to help businesses in WA rebuild their existing Asian exports and implement strategies to capture export market opportunities.   It’s a great opportunity…

Health Check Time

How’s your international transit insurance ?   I’ll bet you’re thinking “BORING – I don’t need to read about insurance” but before you click away, consider what it would have cost you when on 25 May this year the cargo ship APL England on route from China to Melbourne (let’s pretend it was going the…

Give a Buyer More Than Your Competitors

Give a Buyer More Selling internationally is significantly more competitive than selling in the domestic market. Not only are we competing with other Australian brands, but we have to compete with our ever-present brothers/sisters from New Zealand (who are extremely proactive in international markets and can fly the clean & green flag just as well…