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What more can we export?

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The world’s top exporters (for the different sectors) demonstrate one or more of the following ‘base’ capabilities. These are the ‘platforms’ on which they enable profitable export industries:


  • Intellectual Property by way of multinational businesses and brands  e.g. USA, Switzerland, Japan
  • High-value natural resources e.g. Australia, Russia, Saudi Arabia
  • Highly-skilled knowledge workforce e.g. Singapore, Korea, India (for ITES)
  • Large-scale, low-cost ‘production’ workforce e.g. Bangladesh, China, Vietnam
  • Regional hub e.g. Dubai, Netherlands

On what ‘platform’ are we?


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