Chinese investment in Australia dropped to AUD 8.2 billion in 2018 – down by 36..3 percent from 2017.
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.1
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.
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.
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.
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.1