Doug Ferguson

Doug Ferguson

NSW Chairman and Head of Asia & International Markets

Articles by Doug Ferguson

Government & Public Sector

NSW Budget holds out hope for the reform of inefficient taxes and targets greater equity and opportunity

NSW, not to mention the nation, needs measures which will support growth in the productivity of its economy.

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Asia & International Markets

Welcome to the Year of the Water Tiger.

Welcome to the Year of the Water Tiger. The Year of the Tiger is about vitality and strength something we all need as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. People born in…

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Asia & International Markets

Chinese investment in Australia consolidates to pre-mining boom levels as priorities shift

The outlook for Chinese Investment in Australia is mixed and uncertain, and we anticipate any future growth to remain muted compared to previous years.

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People & Community

Being kind isn’t a cop out from being honest, genuine or staying true to your values

It’s important that we remain kind within the workplace since such a large part of our time is spent working under pressure and it’s easy to get caught up with work and career priorities.

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Asia & International Markets

Beyond Bali and Bintang beer – it’s time for a stronger future with Indonesia

A year ago, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo became the 15th world leader to address the House of Representatives in Canberra. It was hoped that the visit would be the trigger…

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Asia & International Markets

Hardworking and strong: Welcome to the year of the ox

Lunar New Year falls on February 12 this year as we bid farewell to the Year of the Rat and usher in the Year of the Ox. Who would have…

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Asia & International Markets

India launches Australia Economic Strategy: roadmap for diversification in challenging geopolitical times

With our China relationship at its lowest point in decades, Australian businesses should be thinking more seriously about other attractive market destinations – while continuing to carefully manage trading relationships with China in 2021 and beyond.

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Government & Public Sector

NSW Budget: strong focus on job creation and the prospect of some major tax reform

There are some sobering figures here, but there is also much to be positive about.

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Asia & International Markets

Chinese investment in Australia falls in 2019 despite record bilateral trading year

The decline reflects the impact of Chinese ODI regulations driving a shift towards less risky and higher quality investments.

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