Roberto Bergami

Roberto Bergami

A full time member of staff at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, since 1998, Roberto holds a PhD (Thesis title Risk Management in Australian Manufacturing Exports: the Case of Letter of Credit to ASEAN), a Master in Education and Master of Business by Research (Applied Economics). Roberto additionally holds the Certified Documentary Credit Specialist qualification.

He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the College of Business and Visiting Professor at the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice, the Czech Republic. Roberto is also an Associate Researcher of the Centre for Cultural Diversity and Wellbeing and the Centre for Strategic and Economic Studies. Roberto has maintained his involvement with industry through a number of peak associations where he enjoys various grades of senior level membership.

Roberto’s main areas of research interests in international trade focus on government regulations, delivery terms (Incoterms), international payment terms and market entry barriers. His other research interests include the development of communities of practice, online teaching and online communities, migration from Emilia-Romagna (Italy) to Australia and teenage/youth dialect.

On: October 18, 2023     By: Roberto Bergami

Import-Export Due Diligence: Measuring Business Regulations—Part 1

Learn how exporters and importers can leverage the World Bank's Doing Business report to measure risk and navigate the complexities of foreign markets. The report rates how difficult elements of doing business will be, including starting a business, obtaining permits and finding accurate credit information on trading partners.

On: October 9, 2023     By: Roberto Bergami

Import-Export Due Diligence: Measuring Country Risk

Successful exporters and importers measure the risk of doing business with other countries. The Country Risk Assessment Model (CRAM) is one way to measure this risk. It considers several financial and economic factors, along with the likelihood of extraordinary events (war, civil disturbance, natural disasters) in its rating of countries around the world.


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