Nation Brands Index 2010 released

A new edition of the popular Nation Brands Index has just been released today. According to the Nation Brands Index 2010’s earliest known details, the United States continues to have the world’s most valuable country brand, a place it obtained…

Branding Is Key For Countries

A country’s ‘brand’ matters whether it is an advanced or developing economy. Successful countries identify their image and key products, and prioritize the appropriate policies to strengthen such attributes. This is a more obvious requirement in some sectors, such as…

Australia will launch new Brand Australia

Some weeks ago we reported that some prominent Australians were pressing the Austral government into developing a new, integrated branding strategy for Australia. Now, it seems that the lobby has convinced the Australian government, because the Australian Trade Minister Simon Crean…

The colours of Australia

Australia’s colors are not blue, white and red, as the Australian flag may lead you to believe. When one thinks of Australia, colors such as yellow, green, brown, red come to mind. The deserts, the kangaroos, the Australian sport fans…

Branding Australia

Assisted by nation branding guru Simon Anholt, Tim Harcourt, chief economist of the Australian Trade Commission, has written an interesting piece about brand Australia: With the world economy in turmoil perhaps it is pertinent to take a look on how…