China In Touch, 10 October 2018, Issue 238

The nature of Chinese investment in overseas markets has changed with the Belt and Road Initiative, but unfortunately the change in peoples thinking has not always kept up. This has been thrown into sharp relief in the ongoing debates in Australia around several large scale projects which involve Chinese investors. The reasons often cited are that the companies are de-facto State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) ; that they or their management have close links to the Communist Party; that, by implication, their size means there must be corruption involved in their success

These are all handy excuses for xenophobes but they reflect a fundamental misunderstanding of modern  Chinese companies and investments.


China In Touch, 26 September 2018, Issue 237

The most frightening observation in Woodward’s new book FEAR about the Trump administration is the handwritten marginal note on a draft speech made as Trump was returning from the G20 summit.   Trump writes TRADE IS BAD. It is perhaps the most accurate summary of the way President Trump views the world, capturing his protectionism, isolationism and fervent American nationalism.   


The Banyue - Issue 108 Sept 2018

This edition includes links to upcoming events such as ‘The Future of AI & Big Data – China Taking the Lead’ and ‘Property Trends and the Influence of Chinese Investment in Victoria’s Future’. Issue 108 also includes information about ACBC Victoria’s Exclusive members Only Luncheon with Sally Capp and our recent Executive Women’s Forum event at Corrs Chamber Westgarth. Issue 108 also has Australia-China news and much more…

China In Touch, 12 September 2018, Issue 236

The Beijing and Shenzhen 2018 visits by the Northern Territory government-led delegation restored momentum in the NT China engagement. The visit shows a genuine commitment to follow-up on matters arising from the July One Belt One Road conference held in Darwin.

This NT commitment was acknowledged and supported by the China side.  Sinosteel Chairman Xu Siwei made a special return trip from Europe to attend the meeting with the Chief Minister in Beijing.  With just two days prior to the State visits by 52 African leaders – a major event of national importance where CCPIT Beijing played a major co-ordinating role–  CCPIT national Vice Chairman Yin Zhonghua made time available to meet with the Chief Minister.


The Banyue - Issue 107 Aug 2018

This edition features an article on the importance of cultural intelligence in a global business context. Issue 107 also includes information on the upcoming China Business Essentials Events for SMEs and highlights from a series of recent events. Additionally, this issues includes links to an ATO toolkit in simplified Chinese for tax time, links to a range of external events and much more…