Every year we survey over 1,000 Australian businesses, from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to large Corporates, to get their views on doing business in Asia. The survey results show that those doing business in or with Asia have a brighter and more prosperous outlook than those who are not.
These businesses have worked hard to pave the way for Australian businesses in Asia - and at ANZ we make it easier to leverage their insights, expertise and strategies.
Get started now by using the insights below to forecast your likely Asian revenue, capital and resource requirements as well as time to reach Return on Investment (RoI).
Forecast your Asian revenue
||is the average contribution of revenue from Asian operations amongst businesses active in Asia with an annual turnover of .|
Please type in your annual turnover:
For your turnover, the average revenue from Asian operations is:
However, your international earnings will be unique to your specific situation.
Use the ANZ International cash flow forecast template to forecast and monitor your business's likely cash flow - allowing you to plan ahead.
Calculate your capital requirements
||is the average proportion of total operating costs* attributed Asian operations amongst businesses active in Asia with an annual turnover of .|
Please type in your total operating costs*:
For your turnover, the average cost from Asian operations is:
However, every situation is unique and especially in the early stages, international expansion requires careful planning and meticulous accounting. Many businesses neglect this process, instead relying on a flood of customers to keep the operation afloat - which usually leads to subpar results.
*Operating costs are expenses that relate to business operating costs, business overhead costs or equipment operating costs. Examples of this include, payment of rent, electricity/gas, salaries/wages or advertising etc.
Identify ways to resource your international expansion
What is the most common way a business with your turnover resources its Asian expansion?
However, your resource requirements will be unique to your specific situation.
Use the ANZ "should I take my business international" template to see if you are ready and have the appropriate resources.
Forecast your lead time to achieve RoI
For a business with your turnover who is doing business in Asia, what was the average lead time to achieve Return on Investment (RoI)?
||of businesses with your turnover achieved RoI in less than 12 months.|
||of businesses with your turnover achieved RoI in 3 years.|
However, lead times to achieve RoI will be unique to your specific situation.
Use the ANZ International cash flow forecast template to plan ahead for the good times and the bad.
The above results are drawn from our annual survey of over 1,000 Australian businesses, and can help you to consider how to start planning your international business strategy.
However, it's important to remember that every business and situation is unique and the actual outlays, resources and time to RoI for your business may differ.
Especially in the early stages, international expansion requires careful planning. That's why we've established a series of bespoke international business planning tools to help you forecast and monitor business' growth plans.
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