China

The geopolitics of semiconductors, fundamental building blocks of our world

Australia, like anywhere in the world, needs a reliable supply of semiconductors both right now, and as it faces into the future, including in our transition to a net-zero economy.

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What happens next? with Bernard Salt: Chinese entrepreneurs and the future of family businesses

As the Year of the Ox is upon us, we are enriched with a new sense of hope and for many of us, our attention turns to the future and what lies ahead. Hear how how young Chinese investors will approach the Australian market in 2021

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Roaring Tigers of the New Australian Economy

Migrants into Australia are a vitally important part the economy, worth $1.6 trillion by 2050. Migrants not only offer important economic benefits, they also bring diversity of thinking, innovation and growth to the Australian business landscape.

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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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China still remains incredibly important to Australian business

With China’s economy showing signs of recovery as the country begins to emerge from the COVID-19 epidemic, we can’t lose commercial sight that China remains incredibly important in the medium-long term to Australia.

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Wishing everyone a prosperous and wealthy year of the Rat!

In traditional Asian culture, rats are seen as a sign of wealth and surplus.

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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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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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