Asia & International Markets

Marketing to our million plus Australian Chinese consumers

Just like the other million-plus audiences, Australian Chinese are a very diverse group that can’t be targeted in a one-size-fits-all approach.

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Vertigo on the tight rope – business survival with high stakes US-China trade dispute

Australia is caught in the cross fire of an incredibly complex geopolitical struggle between the US and China, both vitally important partners.

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G20 Summit Osaka: trade meets geopolitics

The purpose of the G20 when it was founded after the GFC in 2008 is for leaders to work together to deliver ‘strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth’.

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Narendra Modi: re-elected on promises of economic reform and an ‘open’ India

This election was a judgement on whether the Indian people believe Modi can deliver on his promises – and evidently hundreds of millions feel he is the man for the job.

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Chinese investment in Australia falls 36.3 percent in 2018

Chinese investment in Australia dropped to AUD 8.2 billion in 2018 – down by 36..3 percent from 2017.

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Welcome to the year of the Golden Pig 新年快乐

Today is the start of the Lunar New Year ushering in the Year of the Earth Pig. This year it is a Golden Pig, and event that occurs only once…

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New research shows ample opportunities but with challenges for Australian businesses in China

Two-thirds of Australian businesses operating in China plan to increase their investments in China, even while navigating a raft of shifting market challenges.

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Vibrant, progressive. China transforming aesthetically, technologically and socially

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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Too big to fail. A personal story of the Lehman Bros collapse

On the 15 September 2008, Lehman Brothers, a bank considered ‘too big to fail’ filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, the single largest bankruptcy filing in the history of the US.

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The India Economic Strategy: an ambitious blueprint to raise India into our top three export markets by 2035

The report to the government, An India Economic Strategy To 2035 by Mr Peter Varghese AO, marks a great step forward in a relationship that has fallen in and out of interest to many Australian governments over past decades.

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Chinese investment in Australia remains strong despite global outflow slowdown

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…

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Australian companies in China remain positive about growth opportunities but wary of atmospherics

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.

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Advancing Australian Agriculture in partnership with Asia – the good times can be even better

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.

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