Two-thirds of Australian businesses operating in China plan to increase their investments in China, even while navigating a raft of shifting market challenges.
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.
Unless you are a speculator, uncertainty is not a friend to financial markets. Volatility in prices and returns keep investors on the sidelines, dampening economic activity and slowing growth in the process.
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.
Let’s be clear eyed and pragmatic about Asia. Australia’s agricultural future is now well and truly connected to Asian markets and will remain so for many decades, if not forever.
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.
Chinese authorities are tightening regulations over outbound direct investment. What does this mean for Australia?
Today’s media reports that China’s Central Banking Regulator (CBRC) is investigating the domestic banking sector’s exposure to global investments made by several privately owned group companies is another example of direct action being taken by Chinese regulators to address capital outflows and high domestic debt levels.
Australia is an exporting nation, consolidated by the use of an expanding network of free trade agreements that currently cover ten key markets. Our economic fortunes are inextricably linked with…
China is leading the world in fintech, especially alternative finance peer-to-peer lending platforms and the speed of growth is staggering.