Day: 7 October 2021

What experts say to expect for Australia’s 2022 economic outlook

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg: “Australia’s economy is resilient and well‑positioned to bounce back from the significant challenges brought about by COVID‑19” “Australia avoided a severe economic contraction, as seen in other parts of the world” “The economy is in a position to bounce back rapidly from current economic headwinds” Philip Lowe, Governor, RBA: “Economic activity is …

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83% Australians back small businesses on debit card fees

New research reveals Australian consumers are overwhelmingly in favour of small businesses being given the ability to choose the cheapest option to process debit card payments through Least Cost Routing (LCR). eftpos CEO Stephen Benton said: “The new survey found that 83% of respondents now think it’s important for merchants to be able to select the …

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Retailers welcome news on faster international border opening

Australian retailers are getting ready to hang out the open-for-business sign to welcome international travellers after news the Federal Government is likely to lift the ban on overseas flights sooner rather than later. National Retail Association (NRA) CEO Dominique Lamb said NSW retailers were likely to benefit first from the news that international flights can …

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Recovery: Small Business to lead the way forward in 2022

As the business sector returns to business post-lockdown, a range of financial experts and leading economists, together with the Treasurer and RBA, predict strong market growth in 2022 from pent up demand across all business sectors. “Australia’s economy is resilient and well‑positioned to bounce back from the significant challenges brought about by COVID‑19,” says Treasurer …

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