As QF108 flies 260 weary passengers 9000km from Beijing to Sydney, I am reflecting on my experiences of the past week during a business mission to China.
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Australia remains a magnet for Chinese investment – but the 2017 annual figures have fallen materially and we need to be careful that current tensions do not lead to ongoing…
China remains a difficult market to do business for many companies across multiple sectors and executives remain concerned about the Chinese economy, increasing protectionism and rising employment and operating costs.
Australia’s clean, green & healthy image underpins surging Chinese investment in Australian healthcare.
Doug Ferguson discusses the latest trends from KPMG’s Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australian Healthcare report.
There is no disputing what is said at the conference will impact the future relations of Australia and other major trading partners with China.
Since establishing diplomatic relations with Vietnam in 1973 our two countries have experienced a growing mutuality of economic and security interests. But the benefits of this relationship are often undervalued.
Chinese authorities are tightening regulations over outbound direct investment. What does this mean for Australia?
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