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China In Touch, 21 November 2018, Issue 241

So what was the point of the China International Import Expo (CIIE)? A reaffirmation that China is engaged with the world of international trade? A demonstration of Chinas reliance on imports? Remember, this wasn’t China show casing its exports to the world. This was 158 foreign countries vying with each other to show how engaged they are with China.

The most significant  point of CIIE was to bring home just how important China is to the continued prosperity of the 158 counties who participated. Without free and open trade with China their economies would collapse. This was a superb demonstration of co-dependency.

 

The Banyue - Issue 112

This edition of the Banyue includes information about the MOU that Victoria have recently signed with China on the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as a list of ACBC Victoria’s upcoming events. Issue 112 also includes links to the ACBC/KPMG ‘Doing Business in China Report’, a list of key announcements from the CIIE Keynote Address by President Xi Jinping and much much more…

China In Touch, 7 November 2018, Issue 240

The escalating trade war between the US and China may appear as a distant problem, far removed from everyday decision making. It’s a comforting, complacent, and inaccurate thought. Like it or not, it is already having a  direct impact on investment decisions and capital allocation.

Wednesday last week saw the listing of a new China-linked company on the stock exchange. The IPO price was reasonable and yet I hesitated about taking a stake in this company. I hesitated because investors like myself worry it could be only a matter of time before third parties  come under pressure to show support for  the US  by introducing their own restrictions on trade with China.

 

The Banyue - Issue 111 October 2018

This edition of the Banyue features an interview with ACBC Victoria CEO, Virginia Birrell, following the branch’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM). Issue 111 also includes links to a variety of upcoming events such as ‘The Future of Retail in Victoria: Increasing the Chinese Visitor Spend, Mobile Payments and Online-to-Offline Channels’ and the ‘ACBC Victoria End of Year Celebration 2018’. Additionally, issue 111 includes information on four new members of ACBC Victoria Members, links to external initiatives and much more… 

Queensland Branch E-News - Spring 2018