We appreciate trade and opening global markets is not for every SME, but for those who want to grow and explore new markets it can be rather complex. We also know government is not geared to delivering effective and efficient trade and market access. Moreover, when SMEs import often we find we do so much more work than is needed simply because government agencies don’t talk. We know this space - so much so that we have our own company (SME America SMEA) in the USA and our own Global Chamber dedicated to supporting partnerships between SMEs. So how can we help you open markets and secure opportunities?
Australian Trade Policy and SMes
We find it really interesting that a number of countries provide free trade advice to SMEs and yet Australia continues to maintain a cost recovery OR fee for service model.
A Flat tax?
Debates rage around the world with government's spending money like drunken sailors. So what can we learn from the likes of Hong Kong and Singapore who have a flat tax system. Does it work for SMEs?
what does reducing red tape really look like?
Governments around the world talk about it but few actually deliver. Red tape is arguably the single most pertinent factor limiting business growth. Customs, bureaucratic paperwork, blockages and a lack of policy committment. Who does it the best and why