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China In Touch, 25 April 2018, Issue 226

Big money did not get big by being stupid but big money can be remarkably dumb at times. The collective sigh of relief from markets over President Xi’s comments at the Boao forum reflects a poor understanding of the speech. The narrative in US and much of the Western media is that President Xi has backed-down in the face of the threat of a trade war initiated by the United States. Closer reading of the speech suggests this is not quite correct.

 

The Banyue: Issue 97 April 2018

Issue 97 of the Banyue includes an array of upcoming ACBC Victoria events such as ‘Bridging the Cryptocurrency Knowledge Gap’ and ‘Belt & Road Initiative – A Better Understanding’. This issue also includes ACBC Victoria CEO, Virginia Birrell’s, report on her Mission to China for the City of Melbourne Business Delegation and links to the Sinorbis report. Issue 97 also incudes information about the latest episode of the China Path Podcast and much more…

 

China In Touch, 12 April 2018, Issue 225

Tit for tat then  rat-a-tat-tat. That’s the sound of the beginnings of a trade war. President Trump is renowned for his midnight bellicose tweets, but the serious problem is sorting out the meaningless tweets from the ones of genuine concern. Trump fired the first trade war tweets with tariffs on steel and aluminium and this is of genuine concern.

China hit back with more sensitive and  strategic tariffs that hurt Trumps red-neck heartland base of mid-western farming communities. Unless extreme care is exercised, the only way from here is a downward spiral that undermines the current global rules around trade and the World Trade Organisation that is charged with resolving trade disputes.

 

The China Connection | April 2018

Welcome to our new regular publication, The China Connection. ACBC has contact with just about everyone and everything in the SA China space, from tech start-ups and cellar doors, to business high flyers and key government departments. From this position at the centre of all things China, our work is to bring all of you together. We see this cornerstone publication as a point of connection. The China Connection.

The Banyue Issue 96 March 2018

The Easter edition of the Banyue includes information about ACBC Victoria’s exciting calendar of upcoming events including ‘Bridging the Cryptocurrency Knowledge Gap’ and ‘Belt and Road Initiative – A Better Understanding’. Issue 96 also includes event recaps of ‘Getting your brand essentials China ready’ and our Property Acquisition event with Pitcher Partners. Additionally, this edition has links to the latest episode of the China Path Podcast, other key China updates and more…