Asia & International Markets

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.

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Xi’s slogan is “the China dream”. What to watch for in The Great Hall of the People today. 

There is no disputing what is said at the conference will impact the future relations of Australia and other major trading partners with China.

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Setting up Australia’s future in Vietnam: time to seize on their growing economic maturity

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.

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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.

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Can Australia hold its ground in the Asian economy?

Australia is an exporting nation, consolidated by the use of an expanding network of free trade agreements that currently cover ten key markets.

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Agriculture, real estate, infrastructure & energy – staples of maturing Chinese investment in Australia

2016 was a breakthrough year for Chinese direct investment in Australia despite uncertainties surrounding Australia’s foreign investment review regime.

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Enormous opportunities await for businesses that demystify the Indian market

The opportunities for Australia-India business cooperation are broad and the benefits substantial with PM Turnbull’s visit promising a new commitment to cooperation between both countries

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Australia’s relationship with Indonesia: positive chemistry could seal the partnership

Whilst Indonesia may not have signed a bilateral agreement in the past 10 years, the positive chemistry between Prime Minister Turnbull and President Jokowi could end the drought before year’s end.

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Fintech in Asia: a fast growing giant with China well in the lead

China is leading the world in fintech, especially alternative finance peer-to-peer lending platforms and the speed of growth is staggering.

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Huge capital outflows from China triggering tighter regulations on outbound investment

Chinese authorities are tightening regulations and oversight after an estimated USD 725 billion of capital outflows and 7 percent devaluation of the RMB in 2016. What does this mean for Australia

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新年快乐: 2017 year of the fire rooster, active, brilliant and just a bit ‘cocky’

Saturday marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Fire Rooster: active, brilliant and taking the lead. So will this year be good for your business with China? Our…

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Australia to lose $14bn trade revenue through untapped FTAs: act now to access Asia

While ten FTAs are currently available to Australian companies their underutilisation by Australian merchandise exporters could result in the loss of $14 billion of potential export trade revenue over the next five years.

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Chinese investment in farmland: “a rounding error” not a takeover

The Federal Government has released, for the first time, a register of foreign investment in agricultural land. The belief by many Australians that China is buying up the family farm…

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