China

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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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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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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Markets spooked by trade war spectre

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.

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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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Welcome to the year of the earth dog 新年快乐

Today marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year with the Year of the Earth Dog. Hear from our clients and partners about their experiences working with each other and their hopes for 2018.

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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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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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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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