|Import / Export
In todays global economy, many manufacturers rely on importing supplies from overseas and exporting their products to markets in other countries. Importers and exporters and sell and buy goods, such as raw materials, foodstuffs and manufactured goods, produced in Australia for export to overseas markets, or produced overseas for import to Australian markets.
Importers and exporters may…
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The ability to speak one or more foreign languages is highly desirable and in certain circumstances a considerable amount of overseas travel may be required.
The majority of work for those involved in import - export will usually be in an office environment, however there may be times in certain manufacturing enterprises where they will also need to attend meetings offsite or visit the factory floor.
You can work as an importer - exporter without formal qualifications, however, entry to this occupation within manufacturing will be greatly improved if you have completed a Degree.
Of course, with experience, and possibly further training, you can continue to progress further along a career pathway that could see you in a number of senior management positions.Degree
Earnings, Job and Employment Prospects
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