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…

Culture in International Trade

Rofer Yu is CVEN’s Asian Business Development Director. She was born in Yunnan, South West China and for the past 12 years has worked in Australia helping Aussie businesses work through the challenges of doing business across cultures. In this post she shares some of her insights on foreigners and Aussies alike.    It is…

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…