A new ACBC report shows that Australia is losing ground as a destination for Chinese investment dollars with Canada and the United States increasingly capturing larger Chinese merger and acquisition transactions and greater deal flow than Australia.
Written by respected former UBS China president John Larum and former Chinese Ministry of Commerce official Jingmin Qian, the report shows that from both China and Australia’s perspective, the relative importance of Chinese FDI flows into Australia have declined in both transaction deal flow and FIRB approvals.
Available online and at the newsstand, the Australia China Quarterly exists to lead public discussion about Australia’s relationship with its largest trading partner. Its mission is to seek a realistic baseline for people’s understanding of the relationship and what the two countries are actually about, to better inform journalists, politicians, public servants, business people and sinophiles alike.
ACQ brings you independent and realistic analysis along with views from people who have deep experience working with China, who typically speak the language if not live there and have track records of co-operative success. They know how to relate with China and are aware of huge untapped opportunity awaiting players with vision and initiative.
Officially launched by Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP at an address to the National Press Club on 3 April 2012, this report found that trade with China benefits Australian households in income equivalent terms by more than $13,400 per annum.
To download a copy of the report, please click here.
Roxby Media is an integrated media service and consultancy that provides your organisation with a one-stop shop for all your media and networking needs across a range of platforms – print, electronic, online and people-to-people connections and events.
Roxby Media is much more than a publisher, social/digital media service provider or event coordinator; we provide your organisation with information, a network of vital contacts, a web platform that can be constantly updated and a global presence.
Our core goal is to connect your business to a targeted audience across a range of industry sectors through cost effective, customised multimedia solutions and services.
Based in Sydney, Australia, Roxby Media has extensive contacts, relationships and information resources throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Thanks to Roxby Media’s highly attuned cultural intelligence and experience in reproducing content in multiple languages, we have engaged in projects that spanned the region and included some of the world’s most exciting and rapidly evolving markets – MENA and the Gulf nations, Malaysia, Korea and China.
Established as recently as mid-2009, Roxby Media has already secured projects that deliver quality publications, multimedia services and events in the following sectors:
- Education and Tourism
- Research and Innovation
- Professional Services
- Health and Medical
For your convenience, our services are organised and integrated by both:
- Industry/sector across a range of regional markets
- Regional markets across a range of industries
Connecting with Roxby Media brings you relationships with government and some of Australia’s – and the world’s – most important thought leaders and trailblazing companies and individuals. All our projects have the official support of industry, research and trade bodies, which lends credibility and allows Roxby Media to deliver all the news, views, research and trends that your organisation needs to know. Roxby Media's publications, online content and services and events are used and supported by elite corporate and government decision-makers around the world, as well as highly targeted and discerning consumer markets.
Our content and information services provide practical information in an authoritative, easy-to-understand manner and serve as indispensable resources for companies, industry bodies, government departments, trade officials, researchers and consumers in several countries.
As a young, modern and highly adaptable media service, Roxby Media has the flexibility to customise products, services and events to best suit the needs of your organisation. Our only target market is your target market.
Connect. Inform. Collaborate.
Roxby Media makes it happen
Officially launched in Brisbane on 21 May 2009, this report found that a bilateral trade and investment agreement would deliver more than $146 billion to the Australian economy over a twenty year period.
Prepared by the Centre for International Economics, this independent economic study demonstrates that greater trade and investment liberalisation would deliver a consistent 0.7 percent increase in consumption with a peak rise of 1 percent achieved within two years following the implementation of an agreement.
This report confirms ACBC's long held view that increased liberalisation would yield major results for the Australian economy. ACBC has taken this report to a range of stakeholders and called for the removal of bilateral barriers to services and merchandise trade and emphasising resulting gains to Australia's productive capacity.
This report was made possible by the generous support of Chalco Australia Pty Ltd.
To download a copy of the report, please click here.
is a valuable resource for members interested in networking across a range of industries with companies doing business in China.
Additionally, the Directory profiles a range of relevant organisations spanning a variety of industry bodies at the heart of the bilateral relationship and both Chinese and Australian governments.
The Directory includes extensive information on key decision makers in sectors including:
- Accounting and Taxation Services
- Financial Services
- Mining and Resources
- Import and Export
- Logistics and Freight Services
- Executive Search, Human Resources & Management Training
- Consulting Services
- Pharmaceutical and Health Care Services
- Government and Semi-Government
- Legal Services
To see a comprehensive online version of the directory, please log onto the exclusive members' only section of our website.
In April 2011, 170 guests from business, community and government organisations attended the launch by the Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP, of the White Paper entitled “Business engagement with China – a strategy for South Australia’s future”. The White Paper was developed by ACBC (SA) jointly with the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide and provides a platform for cooperation between government and industry in South Australia in the development and implementation of a state-wide strategy for South Australia’s engagement with China.
To view the full report click here
- 9 October 2013
ACBC Meets with Ambassador Ma Zhaoxu
- 18 September 2013
China's First Free Trade Zone - What does it mean for Australia?
- 4 September 2013
Private Screening - 'Red Obsession' with Co-Director, David Roach