The China Connection | December 2018

DECEMBER 2018 ISSUE: Wrapping up 2018 | Ahead of the curve: China Digital wrap | Report launch: Doing Business with China | Special CIIE report: The second opening up | Chinese Table Manners | New accelerator program for 2019 | ACBC Director wins Women of Influence award | Adelaide and Onkaparinga showcases create investment buzz  ... plus lots more in this bumper edition

China In Touch, 5 December 2018, Issue 242

Ten years ago I visited the Qian Hai  Special development zone on Shenzhen. It was tidal mudflats, heavy earthmoving machinery, ramps of dirt, massive earthworks and a dream.

 I visited Qian Hai again last week after speaking at  the APEC SME summit in Shenzhen. It is a modern, thriving, well developed, high tech eco-city that challenges the best developments in the world. When we look to cities of the future this is what they will look like.

I had an opportunity to have a closer look at the product development of the world’s hottest AI company, Sense Time. They are entrusted by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to establish the National Open Innovation Platform for Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence on Intelligent Vision.



The Banyue: Issue 113 November 2018

This edition of the Banyue includes a range of upcoming events such as the ACBC Victoria End of Year Celebration, Chinese New Year and International Women’s Day 2018. Additionally, this edition includes recaps from recent events such as out Retail Forum at BDO and joint event with Asialink Business on the Greater Bay Area. Issue 113 also includes exclusive offers for ACBC Members with Xiamen Air and Victory Offices, and much more…

China In Touch, 21 November 2018, Issue 241

So what was the point of the China International Import Expo (CIIE)? A reaffirmation that China is engaged with the world of international trade? A demonstration of Chinas reliance on imports? Remember, this wasn’t China show casing its exports to the world. This was 158 foreign countries vying with each other to show how engaged they are with China.

The most significant  point of CIIE was to bring home just how important China is to the continued prosperity of the 158 counties who participated. Without free and open trade with China their economies would collapse. This was a superb demonstration of co-dependency.


The Banyue - Issue 112

This edition of the Banyue includes information about the MOU that Victoria have recently signed with China on the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as a list of ACBC Victoria’s upcoming events. Issue 112 also includes links to the ACBC/KPMG ‘Doing Business in China Report’, a list of key announcements from the CIIE Keynote Address by President Xi Jinping and much much more…