AIBS 2014 was the inaugural edition of the Survey. It was one of the most comprehensive investigations into Australia’s international business activity undertaken in over 15 years.
- Over 1,600 Australian businesses were surveyed, operating across more than 120 international markets, and mostly representing the services (58%) and
manufacturing (31%) sectors;
- The biggest barriers to doing business internationally related to local culture and business practices, local regulations and customer payment issues;
- The most important domestic factors impending international competitiveness were the value of the Australian dollar, transport and freight costs and labour productivity.
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Co-Founder & Commercial Director,
Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
Member of the ECA
"Pharmako Biotechnologies were already exporting when we joined the ECA. We joined to assist our export strategies, and unashamedly to promote ourselves
through the Australian Export Awards. As a small business, third party recognition and industry membership assist when dealing with large
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