DHL Export Barometer shows exporters gaining confidence while learning to manage strong dollar, international competition and rising raw material costs
10 July, 2014: The 2014 DHL Export Barometer has revealed that Australian exporters are continuing to gain confidence while learning to manage a strong Australian dollar, international competition and rising raw material costs. Exporters are also diversifying their export markets beyond China into the rest of Asia and the Middle East; while the shift away from over-dependence on the mining sector has seen stronger results from the services and agriculture industries over the last twelve months.
The full report is available to download on the right as the DHL Export Barometer Report.
About the DHL Export Barometer
Conducted by ACA Research, 504 Australian exporters were surveyed for the 2014 DHL Export Barometer Between 29th April, 2014 and 15th May, 2014
The DHL Export Barometer is an initiative aimed at analysing export confidence in Australia and identifying export trends, and was first launched in November 2003. It is based on nationwide independent research, examining the business outlook of Australian exporters, highlighting changes in overseas market demand and providing insights into the factors impacting on Australia’s export trade.
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