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The Airport Economist
Following the success of the book and TV series of the same name, The Airport Economist is your guide to doing business overseas. In each episode, renowned economist Tim Harcourt takes you to key markets in the world to find out what the emerging opportunities are and discover how to get your foot in the door, tackle the challenges and navigate cultural nuances.
China special - 2nd tier cities
China special - 2nd tier cities

Why you should be taking advantage of China’s second tier cities, with Pip Crawford from CMV Wines and Director of Geopolitics and Tax at KPMG Australia, Merriden Varrall.

Duration:
1336
Date:
25 June 2019

Episodes

China special - 2nd tier cities
China special - 2nd tier cities

Why you should be taking advantage of China’s second tier cities, with Pip Crawford from CMV Wines and Director of Geopolitics and Tax at KPMG Australia, Merriden Varrall.

Duration:
1336
Date:
25 June 2019
China special - CHAFTA, explained
China special - CHAFTA, explained

What does the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement do for your business? Learn from the co-founder of Australia's leading gourmet macadamia producer, Brookfarm, plus Michael Clifton from Australia China Business Council.

Duration:
1580
Date:
25 June 2019
China special - Protecting Your IP
China special - Protecting Your IP

How to protect your intellectual property in China with Malcolm McKechnie from bicycle technology business, Knog, and David Bennett from IP Australia.

Duration:
1573
Date:
25 June 2019
China special - setting up in China
China special - setting up in China

Covering the basics of how to set up your business in China with John Fargher from Steriline Racing and Managing Director of HHK Advisory, Kevin Hobgood-Brown.

Duration:
1554
Date:
25 June 2019
China special - trade wars
China special - trade wars

How the US-China trade war could impact your business, with founder of Rode Microphones, Peter Freedman, and leader of PWC Australia’s Asia Practice, Andrew Parker.

Duration:
1417
Date:
25 June 2019
Doing business in Argentina
Doing business in Argentina

With its abundance of resources and great tradition of immigration, Argentina still has huge potential, despite what you read in the paper. Economist Tim Harcourt sits down with the Argentine Ambassador to Australia, Dr Hugo Javier Gobbi, to discuss the importance of trust, transparency and relationships when doing business in Argentina.

Duration:
1547
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in Colombia
Doing business in Colombia

Drug cartels and civil war once gripped the country but times have changed. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks with Colombian Ambassador to Australia, Jaime Bueno-Miranda, about the opportunities for Australians looking to do business in Colombia and the ‘small and silent revolution’ that is turning the county's international image and economic fortunes around.

Duration:
1409
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in Israel
Doing business in Israel

One of the oldest countries in the world is now a leading innovator. Economist Tim Harcourt chats with Tanya Oziel from Trans-Tasman Business Circle about Israel's thriving start-up scene, technological advances and why the country's strange position of not being able to trade with their neighbours may, in fact, be a blessing in disguise.

Duration:
1318
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in Mexico
Doing business in Mexico

While Trump embraces protectionism and economic populism, Mexico is an open country when it comes to trade. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks with Mexican Trade Commissioner to Australia, Esau Garza, about the top opportunities for Australians doing businesses in this young and promising country.

Duration:
1688
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in the UK
Doing business in the UK

Brexit is the talk of the town as the UK prepares to leave the European Union in 2019. Economist Tim Harcourt sits down with David McCredie from The Australian British Chamber of Commerce to discuss the short and long-term impact Brexit will have on businesses in Australia and around the world.

Duration:
1936
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in Uruguay
Doing business in Uruguay

A small country, punching above its weight. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks with the Consulate-General of Uruguay, Conrado Silveira Rodriguez, about why current political and economic stability and a growing and educated middle-class make Uruguay an attractive option for Australians looking to do business overseas.

Duration:
1581
Date:
14 February 2019
Doing business in Peru
Doing business in Peru
Peru is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, thanks to advances in mining, agriculture and education. Economist Tim Harcourt and Trade Commissioner of Peru in Australia, Mario Vargas, discuss how Peru has become a “superfood superpower”, the importance of face-to-face contact when doing business and the Peruvian love affair with both legal contracts - and llamas.
Peru is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, thanks to advances in mining, agriculture and education. Economist Tim Harcourt and Trade Commissioner of Peru in Australia, Mario Vargas, discuss how Peru has become a “superfood superpower”,...
Date:
2 July 2018
Doing business in Japan
Doing business in Japan
Trust is key when it comes to doing business in Japan – so how do you earn it? Economist Tim Harcourt speaks to Principle of Laneway Consulting, Richard Grupetta, about how to navigate the cultural nuances of a Japanese meeting, the biggest mistake you can make at a business dinner and why the role of the geisha is often misunderstood.
Trust is key when it comes to doing business in Japan – so how do you earn it? Economist Tim Harcourt speaks to Principle of Laneway Consulting, Richard Grupetta, about how to navigate the cultural nuances of a Japanese meeting, the biggest...
Date:
2 July 2018
Doing business in India
Doing business in India
Going to India is a life-changing experience - not just a chance to make a quick buck. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks to founder of multicultural events company Gandhi Creations, Sonia Gandhi, about why India is the place to do business now, the importance of treating each state as a different country and why you should never assume you’re the only one with India on their radar.
Going to India is a life-changing experience - not just a chance to make a quick buck. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks to founder of multicultural events company Gandhi Creations, Sonia Gandhi, about why India is the place to do business...
Date:
2 July 2018
Doing business in China
Doing business in China
China is booming – not just in Shanghai and Beijing – but in the 2nd and 3rd tier cities too. Economist Tim Harcourt chats to founder of online shopping app Stashd, Jessica Wilson, about how she took China by storm. They discuss how Chinese buying habits have changed, the country’s unique social media landscape and the sometimes-confusing concept of “saving face”.
China is booming – not just in Shanghai and Beijing – but in the 2nd and 3rd tier cities too. Economist Tim Harcourt chats to founder of online shopping app Stashd, Jessica Wilson, about how she took China by storm. They discuss how Chinese...
Date:
2 July 2018
Doing business in Chile
Doing business in Chile
Chile has long been considered the jaguar of South America, much like an Asian tiger. Economist Tim Harcourt speaks with lawyer Harris Gomez (Harris Gomez Group) about how Chile has become the gateway to the rest South America, the opportunities beyond mining and the one thing you should never mention in business meetings.
Date:
2 July 2018
Doing business in Brazil
Doing business in Brazil
Brazil isn’t just about samba, sand and soccer - it also has scale. Economist Tim Harcourt chats with director of SalDolce Fine Foods, Cristina Talacko about how to get your foot in the door, where to seek local legal, tax and workplace advice and why despite recent political upsets, Brazil is really too big to ignore.
Brazil isn’t just about samba, sand and soccer - it also has scale. Economist Tim Harcourt chats with director of SalDolce Fine Foods, Cristina Talacko about how to get your foot in the door, where to seek local legal, tax and workplace...
Date:
2 July 2018
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Following the success of the book and TV series of the same name, The Airport Economist is your guide to doing business overseas. In each episode, renowned economist Tim Harcourt takes you to key markets in the world to find out what the emerging opportunities are and discover how to get your foot in the door, tackle the challenges and navigate cultural nuances. The Airport Economist - Coming July to PodcastOne
Following the success of the book and TV series of the same name, The Airport Economist is your guide to doing business overseas. In each episode, renowned economist Tim Harcourt takes you to key markets in the world to find out what the...
Date:
25 June 2018