China In Touch, 14 August 2019, Issue 258

President Trump declared China a currency manipulator at a time when he was desperate for China to actually be a currency manipulator. Seems contradictory? Not really when the issues are pared to the essentials. The foundation of Trumps tariff policy is for the Yuan to remain under the critical level of 7 to the US dollar. At these levels the US tariffs inflict some real pain on Chinese exporters and so make Trumps tariff policy more effective. The success of his policy rested on China ‘manipulating’ the yuan to keep it under 7.



ACBC Tasmania Newsletter August 2019

Welcome to our new Executive Officer Ann Reimer, events including the Asia Institute partnership event The Complexities behind the US-China Trade War and What Needs to be Done to Stop it, the release of the Tasmanian Trade Strategy Action Plan, links to new reports and artices, the new Podcast and much more!

The Banyue - Issue 131 August 2019

This edition of the Banyue includes links to upcoming events such as China: Innovation and Consumption Roundtable; Cultivating a powerful network and personal brand – essential LinkedIn and WeChat skills for professionals; China’s Luxury Market with Grace Chen and the Australia China Health Summit 2019. Issue 131 also includes links to ACBC Member flight and travel discounts, new members and much more!

China In Touch, 31 July 2019, Issue 257

Its mid-summer in Beijing and the clear blue skies are enough to entice people to visit Beijing’s many landmarks and public parks. Some seek the coolness of the Xiang Shan mountains or the waterways and gardens around the Summer Palace, or perhaps venture into the countryside and visit the Ming Tombs where it might be a little cooler. Others visit the lesser known Yuanming Yuan  ruins also called  the Old Summer Palace. 


ACBC Tasmania Newsletter June 2019

This newsletter is packed with new release reports and information, a reminder of our member lunch with Ambassador Designate, Mr Graham Fletcher and notice that a new Executive Officer will soon take the reins from RDA Tasmania who has assisted ACBC Tasmania Branch get back on track.