China In Touch, 13 February 2019, Issue 246

Several weeks ago, Canada detained the CFO of Huawei at the request to the United States. Last week the United States issued a list of charges against Huawei, some dating back to 2011. Fortune magazine called the charges “Trumped up.” Investors need to be much more worried about the methods used by the United States to block Chinas technological development. The Huawei charges are both an example of this hostile action and a precursor to the type of risk that investors will face in the future. It’s a mistake to think that this impact is restricted to Chinese companies alone.


China In Touch, 30 January 2019, Issue 245

If lies and distortions are repeated long enough, loudly enough and frequently enough then it becomes extremely difficult to separate out the truth from the fiction. Social media offers unparalleled opportunity to amplify unsubstantiated or poorly substantiated assertions and like any complex web of lies, it’s a tedious process to unpick the deceits. This is very significant when this begins to contaminate the formulation of policy.


The Banyue - Issue 117 January 2019

This edition of the Banyue includes a farewell to Consul General Mr Zhao Jian, who will be taking up a new diplomatic role with the Chinese Government in Chicago, USA. Issue 117 also includes investor options for the Chinese economy in 2019 from ACBC Northern Territory President, Daryl Guppy, as well as recent highlights such as the recent ACBC exclusive event at the Australian Open. Additionally, this edition has links to Australia-China business news, the ACBC podcast and much more…

China In Touch, 16 January 2019, Issue 244

Welcome to 2019 where its increasingly clear that the America First policies pursued by Donald Trump in 2018 seem to be aimed at creating a bipolar financial world, with China at one end and the US at the other. For investors this signals more market volatility in 2019 with extreme swings. For the NT it may make attracting Chinese investment more difficult.

One consequence will be smaller financial flows between China and the US. The downgrade in Apple results is just the first precursor to this ongoing impact. Investors can expect more China related revenue shocks to US companies over the coming months of the reporting season.


The Banyue - Issue 116 January 2019

This New Year edition of the Banyue includes a warm welcome to incoming Trade Minister, Martin Pakula and access to the ACBC Annual Review. Issue 116 also includes booking links for upcoming events, the latest in China-Australia news, links to external events and much more…