ACBC in the News

One Belt One Road Conference Northern Territory

ABC Radio

2018-07-13

Listen to Australia China Business Council President, John Brumby AO, discussing the One Belt One Road Conference in Darwin with Ben Knight from ABC Radio


One Belt One Road Conference Northern Territory

ABC Radio

2018-07-13

Listen to Australia China Business Council President, John Brumby AO, discussing the One Belt One Road Conference in Darwin with Ben Knight from ABC Radio

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Darwin Conference Set To Discuss China Belt And Road Initiative

ABC RN Breakfast

2018-07-10

Business leaders and politicians are gathering in Darwin today to push Australia to get on board with China's Belt and Road Initiative.   Under the multibillion-dollar plan, China

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Get On Board Belt And Road Plan

The Australian

2018-07-09

JOHN BRUMBY The Australian | 12:00AM July 9, 2018 This week in Darwin the Australia China Business Council is hosting a major conference entitled “One Belt One Road in Australia —

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Turnbull And China

SMH

2018-07-06

The name Andrew Shearer may not mean much to you, but Shearer’s appointment as deputy head of the Office of National Assessments has rippled through an Australian security policy establishmen

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Canberra Networking Day 2018

ACBC

2018-06-25

Canberra Networking Day 2018 the annual Australia China Business Council event which was held on Tuesday 19 June at Australian Parliament House, was a huge success and attracted a lot of media

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Huawei Goes On Front Foot To Deny To Mps It Is A National Security Risk

AFR

2018-06-18

Controversial Chinese telco Huawei is hitting back aggressively over spy agencies efforts to veto it on national security grounds from involvement in the construction of the 5G wireless network, lo

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Australia Could Be Sorry If China Relationship Is Not Mended

Sydney Morning Herald

2018-06-17

Former Victorian premier John Brumby says diplomatic tensions between Canberra and Beijing need to be resolved or the Australian economy could face long-term damage, warning there is a particular d

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Brumby Says Australia Could Be Sorry If China Relationship Is Not Mended

The Age

2018-06-17

Former Victorian premier John Brumby says diplomatic tensions between Canberra and Beijing need to be resolved or the Australian economy could face long-term damage, warning there is a particular d

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National Firm Hosts Western Australia Premier On Beijing Visit

Australasian Lawyer

2018-06-13

A team from MinterEllison co-hosted the Western Australia premier Mark McGowan on a visit to meet Chinese business leaders last week.   The firm, in its Australia China Business Counci

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Chinese Companies Care About Profits Not Politics, Says Zhejiang Official

AFR

2018-05-29

At a gathering of Chinese and Australian business people in Sydney, there was a concerted effort to cast the current political tensions as a temporary blip in the relationship rather than any serio

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Chinese Entrepreneurs Just Want To Get On With Business

ABC Radio - RN Breakfast

2018-05-29

Accusations of foreign interference and bribery may have sent Australia's diplomatic relations with China into the deep freeze.   But at a summit in Sydney this week visiting Chine

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China Hits Back On The White House Orwellian Nonsense Claim

SMH

2018-05-08

Trade experts have warned Australian companies that they need to be cautious in China as a dispute escalates over how foreign airlines including Qantas, describe Taiwan.   Beijing has

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China Hits Back On The Orwellian Nonsense Claim From The White House

The Canberra Times

2018-05-08

Trade experts have warned Australian companies that they need to be cautious in China as a dispute escalates over how foreign airlines including Qantas, describe Taiwan.   Beijing has

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China Hits Back On White House Orwellian Nonsense Claim

The Age

2018-05-08

Trade experts have warned Australian companies that they need to be cautious in China as a dispute escalates over how foreign airlines including Qantas, describe Taiwan.   Beijing has

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Economic Diplomacy Brief: Security Costs, Japanese Investment, And Chinese Business Relations

Lowy Institute

2018-05-01

Guns and money   The Productivity Commission has a welcome tradition of stepping into contentious areas of public policy, from disability insurance to climate change, just when the est

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Malcolm Turnbull Urged To Visit China, Improve Ties

The Australian

2018-04-23

Business leaders yesterday called on the federal government to take “decisive action” to improve relations with China, including a possible prime ministerial visit.   John

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Why More Australian Businesses Are Turning To Wechat

AdNews

2018-04-20

Australian businesses know that successfully tapping into the Chinese market means significant profit.   Over one million Australian residents identify as being Chinese, and an estimat

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Australian Businesses Air Concerns As China Strain Threatens Trade Fair

Reuters

2018-04-14

Australian businesses which trade with China criticized their government on Friday as the looming cancellation of an event designed to encourage cross-border trade heralded a “low point&rdquo

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Concerns From Australian Businesses As China Strain Threatens Trade Fair

US News

2018-04-14

Australian businesses which trade with China criticized their government on Friday as the looming cancellation of an event designed to encourage cross-border trade heralded a "low point"

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Business Groups Warn The Government To Tread Carefully With China

ABC Radio - The World Today

2018-04-13

The Australian business community is warning the Federal Government to handle its relationship with China carefully. The Prime Minister admitted yesterday political relatio

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Admits To China Tension

The Australian

2018-04-12

Malcolm Turnbull has admitted there has been increased tension with China because of the government’s crackdown on foreign interference in Australian politics.    The Prime

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Business Leaders Urge Malcolm Turnbull To Patch Up China Ties

AFR

2018-04-12

Corporate leaders are warning Malcolm Turnbull that business ties with China risk being damaged unless he repairs relations with Beijing after the Prime Minister admitted tensions were still runnin

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Australian Businesses Set Their Sights On Chinese Tourists

In The Black

2018-04-11

With 1.3 million Chinese tourists already heading Down Under annually, here’s how Australian operators plan to remain China’s flavour of the month.   It all started with a

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Australian Business Body "deeply Concerned" By U.s. Protectionist Moves

Xinhuanet

2018-03-26

CANBERRA, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Australia China Business Council (ACBC) issued a statement on Friday, expressing concerns over the latest imposition of tariff on Chinese products by the U.S. governm

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Worst Nightmare For Australia - To Be Caught In Cross Fire Of Trade War

Sydney Morning Herald

2018-03-25

Beijing: Australia's great fear of a trade war breaking out between its largest trading partner and closest security ally is unfolding, as China and the United State exchange threats and releas

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Worst Nightmare - To Be Caught In Cross Fire Of Trade War

The Age

2018-03-25

Beijing: Australia's great fear of a trade war breaking out between its largest trading partner and closest security ally is unfolding, as China and the United State exchange threats and releas

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Rio Tinto, Bluescope Fall On Us Steel, Aluminium Quotas, Tariff Fears

The Australian

2018-03-24

Steel and aluminium companies were hit hard yesterday by US threats of import quotas and the potential removal of tariff exemptions granted this month to Australia and other countries. Sh

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Us Tariffs On Chinese Imports – Implications For Australia

ABC

2018-03-23

ACBC National Chairman John Brumby AO interviewed by Jon Faine on ABC Radio discussing Donald Trump's announcement about tariffs against Chinese imports in retaliation for theft of intellectual

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If China Sneezes, Australia Will Catch A Cold: John Brumby Ao

Sky News Business

2018-03-23

John Brumby AO, ACBC National Chairman interviewed by Skynews Business Former Treasurer and Premier of Victoria John Brumby AO says if China's growth slows as a result of America's trad

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Australian Big Name Retail Companies Complacent About Expanding Into Chinese Market: Research

ABC

2018-03-16

Global markets remain on edge at the risk of US President Donald Trump starting a trade war with China with his tariffs plan. The fall out for Australia would be significant — China is Au

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New Chinese Tourism Campaign With Chinese Megastar Li Xian

Channel 9 News

2018-03-13

Nine News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) tweeted at 4:08 pm on Mon., Mar. 12, 2018: The State Government has launched a new marketing campaign to get an even bigger visitor boost for the economy. @Jayd

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Launch Of New Chinese Tourism Campaign With Chinese Megastar Li Xian

Channel 7 News

2018-03-13

7 News Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) tweeted at 4:17 pm on Mon., Mar. 12, 2018: The Andrews government is spending about five million dollars on attracting even more Chinese tourists to Victoria.

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Major Business Lobby Warns Against "protectionism" Of Aussie Foreign Transparency Scheme

Xinhuanet

2018-03-12

CANBERRA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- A proposed Australian Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme will cripple business ties with China, a leading business lobby has warned. The Australia China Busines

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Political Rhetoric Endangers Precious China Links

The Australian

2018-03-09

The latest Chinese New Year has been one of the most successful in terms of events and visits by Chinese tourists to Australia. But as Fortescue Metals Group chair Andrew Forrest

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Business Lobby Lashes China Transparency Bill

The Australian

2018-03-06

The Australia China Business Council has slammed the federal government’s proposed Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme bill, warning it could harm Australia’s business ties with C

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Forrest Calls For End To China Tension

Australia China Business Review

2018-03-05

Fortescue Metals Group Chairman Andrew Forrest has urged the Australian and Chinese governments to set aside diplomatic tensions and recognise the importance of the bilateral relationship to both c

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Twiggy Warns Against Paranoia Over China As Relationship Falters

The Australian

2018-03-05

A sharp deterioration in relations between Australia and China has prompted a remarkable intervention from billionaire Andrew Forrest, with the mining magnate launching an impassioned defe

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Healthcare Sector Growing In Importance As Technology Takes Hold

The Australian Financial Review

2018-03-05

Here in the "lucky country" we have managed to power through the past quarter century without any annual recessions – and we are the only major developed economy to do so, accor

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Interview: Australian Magnate Calls For Trust, Understanding To Develop China-australia Relations

Xinhuanet

2018-03-05

CANBERRA, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Australian media should be responsible when covering China-Australia relationship to avoid causing misunderstanding and distrust, Australian mining magnate Andrew Forr

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The Three Aussie Shopping Centres Most Popular With Chinese Tourists

Sydney Morning Herald

2018-03-05

For every 100 Chinese tourists on a long-term holiday to Australia, 15 will set foot in Sydney’s Chatswood Chase shopping centre three or more times. New research shows the shopping centr

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Forrest Attacks Immature Critics Of China Growing Influence In Landmark Speech

AFR

2018-03-02

Billionaire Andrew Forrest has made an impassioned defence of China's right to assert its growing economic and political power on the world stage. Mr Forrest described 2017 as Austral

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Sa’s 132 Visa Opens Doors To Chinese Millionaires

Adelaide Now

2018-02-19

SA’s 132 visa opens doors to Chinese millionaires ABOUT 500 high net worth Chinese business migrants, committed to spend millions, are expected to make SA home this year in a targeted eff

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$4bn Boost For Sa In China’s ‘land Of Opportunity

Adelaide Now

2018-02-19

$4bn boost for SA in China’s ‘land of opportunity SOUTH Australia is “well placed – but not necessarily uniquely placed” in the minds of Chinese consumers and inve

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Four Things Supply Managers Need To Know About China’s Belt And Road Initiative

The Faculty, Procurement Advisors

2018-02-12

Get to grips with the jaw-dropping scale of China’s investment in ultra-modern supply chains stretching from South-East Asia to Scandinavia. China’s Belt and Road initiative is big.

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Interview With Acbc Nsw Branch President Craig Emerson

Phoenix Satellite Television

2018-02-06

Interview with ACBC NSW Branch President Craig Emerson on the importance of the Australia China relationship

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John Brumby - We Need To Manage This Relationship Carefully

3AW Money News

2017-12-13

Podcast Money News with Ross Greenwood Former Victorian Premier and Chairman of the Australia China Business Council, John Brumby AO, talks to Ross about the current state of the Australia-

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Ties At Tipping Point Amid Fears Of Foreign Interference Backlash

The Australian

2017-12-11

Business is signalling the relationship with Beijing is at a “tipping point” as it urges Malcolm Turnbull to ensure tensions over new measures curbing foreign interference do not tr

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Daigou Retailer Aumake Opens Flagship George Street Store As Aussie Brands Beg To Be Stocked

Daily Telegraph

2017-11-29

THE head of Australia’s first-ever retailer dedicated to servicing the rapidly growing “daigou” trade hopes scenes of Chinese shoppers stripping supermarket shelves of baby fo

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Australia Needs To Engage China And Hedge The Risks Of This Relationship

The Australian

2017-11-27

Independence is a powerful, unifying idea that has coursed through Western history from Thermopylae to Catalonia, inspiring nations to greatness and sometimes war. But Australia’s march t

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Why Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Is Not A Typical Chinese Boss

AFR

2017-11-24

When one of China’s richest men, Jack Ma, took to the stage dressed as Michael Jackson and pelvic-thrusted to the king of pop’s song Dangerous at his staff party in September, his perfo

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South Australia Rolls Out Welcome Mat For Business Migrants

Adelaide Now

2017-11-16

The number of foreigners who have been approved by Immigration SA as business migrants has jumped from just 33 five years ago to 566 in the most recent 12 month period. The significant increase

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Unlocking The Chinese Cross-border Opportunity On Singles’ Day And Beyond

The Australian

2017-11-15

Once a small celebration of singledom among university students, China’s annual Singles’ Day on 11 November is now the world’s biggest shopping day of the year. In 2016, the 2

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Chinas Reform Is Vital To The Prosperity Of Global Economy, Says Acbc President

Peoples Daily online

2017-11-01

人民网悉尼10月14日电(盛楚宜) 在中国共产党第十九次全国代表大会即将召开之际,澳大利亚中国工商业委员会主席、维多利亚州前州长约翰·

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Chinas Reform Is Vital To The Prosperity Of Global Economy, Says Acbc President

Peoples Daily

2017-10-27

SYDNEY, Oct. 19 --The Communist Party of China (CPC) opened the 19th National Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, on October 18, 2017. John Brumby, national presi

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Officials And Experts Highlight Report Contributions

China Daily

2017-10-26

The report General Secretary Xi Jinping delivered to the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China has aroused huge attention from both home and abroad. The repo

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Grappling With The China Paradox

Monash University

2017-10-25

After honing her language skills on the streets of Nanjing, Helen Sawczak is now immersed in building Australia’s ties with China. BY KATE STANTON Helen Sawczak has always been fascin

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Leaders In Their Fields Kick Goals

The Herald Sun

2017-10-24

Excellence In Innovation Export   WINNER: The McLanahan THINKING ABROAD: McLanahan’s product offering and strategy for export to China focused on increasing their presen

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Experts, Officials Highlight Report’s Contributions

China Daily

2017-10-24

Innovation a road map showing best way to sustain development By HE WEI and ZHONG NAN While contributing significantly to global economic growth, China will continue to be a major source of

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Australian Experts Talk About China’s National Party Congress

China News

2017-10-23

20 October 2017 Australian experts talk about China’s National Party Congress “…..China has become more confident in its foreign policy and China is taking the responsib

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Lets Not Isolate Ourselves From The Benefits Of China

The Australian

2017-10-16

.......Countless studies show that Australia continues to underperform against major comparable international economies when it comes to commercialising our research. As the world’s fastest g

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Tourism Boom Drives Accor $1.2b Mantra Buy

AFR

2017-10-13

The investment case for French hotel giant Accor's $1.2 billion acquisition of Mantra Group will be obvious to any Australian domestic traveller who has struggled to book a reasonably-priced ho

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Acbc Ceo Urges Open Mind On Belt And Road

ABC

2017-10-11

Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham has reminded Australian universities to be vigilant about their academic integrity and independence. His comments follow increasing concerns about Ch

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Australia China Business Council: Chinese Tourist Numbers To Triple

The Australian

2017-10-11

The number of Chinese tourists coming to Australia is expected to triple from a million a year last year to 3.3 million a year by 2026, according to a report to be released today by the Austral

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Australia Not Ready For Chinese Tourism Boom: Acbc

ABC News

2017-10-11

Former Victorian premier John Brumby has rejected concerns about China's influence in Australia higher education sector, while at the same time warning that Australia is not ready for a massive

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Landing China’s Tourists

The Australian

2017-10-11

For years iron ore has been the backbone of Australian trade with China, a business worth some $44 billion a year. But a new economic force is making itself known in the Australian a

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Brumby Backs Call For Asia Focus

InnovationAus

2017-10-06

Former Victorian Premier and current Australian China Business Council (ACBC) national president John Brumby has backed Labor calls for a new plan for economic engagement with Asia. Shadow trea

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Australian Businesses Confident About Chinese Economy In Next Five Years

China Daily

2017-10-05

Under the great leadership of the Chinese government, Australian businesses are very confident about the Chinese economy in the next five years, Bob Baldwin, advisor to Australia International Trad

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Former Australian State Premier John Brumby Calls For Engagement With China Under Belt And Road Initiative

Xinhuanet

2017-09-19

Former Premier of the Australian State of Victoria John Brumby on Monday urged Australia to conduct right engagement with China, especially under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.

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Nsw Branch President Talks Up Chinese Trade, Tourism And Investment Opportunities

The Age

2017-09-16

Former Labor trade minister Craig Emerson said: "To complete the transition from the mining boom, Chinese foreign investment into Australia is important, particularly in agribusiness and also

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Chinese Investment In Housing Slowing According To Firb

The Australian

2017-09-13

According to FIRB Adviser Adam McKisack, Chinese investment in Australian residential housing is slowing, but increasing in other sectors such as renewable energy, healthcare, hi-tech and agricultu

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Chinese Tourism Continues To Boom

The Advertiser

2017-09-06

The number of Chinese tourists who visited South Australia during the 2017 financial year increased by more than 50 per cent on the previous 12 months, new Tourism Australia statistics show.

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Mayoral Minute: Warm Welcome To Wuzhou Friends

Yass Tribune

2017-08-30

Yass Valley Council welcomed the Wuzhou Municipal People’s Government from China last week, where we signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a Friendship City R

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Education Boom Changing The Face Of Cities’ Centres

The Australian

2017-08-28

The $20 billion international education industry has transformed the face of the southern state capitals and created an unofficial race to attract Asian students. Analysis of Australian &

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Australia Is Not Good At Saving Money, We Need Foreign Investment Including China

SBS

2017-08-25

Recently, ACBC National Chairman John Brumby addresses suggestions of China slowdown and suspicion, and expresses his confidence of the potentiality of the Chinese -Australian market. Mr. John

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“澳洲公寓市场下行,不能全怪中国紧缩政策”

SBS

2017-08-25

澳大利亚中国商会全国会长 约翰·布朗比近日发表的一篇文章指出:每个国家对于世界上的其他国家以及整个世界的关系都有自己的猜想。有时

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China Remains The Greatest Opportunity

The Australian

2017-08-21

Every nation tells itself stories about the world and how it works. Sometimes these stories are helpful, but sometimes they can blind us to the new opportunities generated by change. Many

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One Belt One Road - Nt Businesses Welcome Chinese Investment Despite Reluctance Over New Silk Road

ABC News

2017-08-11

Northern Territory businesses looking to grow in a slowing economy are turning to one of the biggest economic and geopolitical expansions the world has seen in modern times. China's One Bel

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Interview: China Still Economic Hope Of The World: Former Premier Of Aussie State

Xinhuanet

2017-06-19

With the G20 Summit in Hamburg coming up in July, former premier of the Australian state of Victoria John Brumby has said that China is still the "economic hope of the world".  

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John Brumby, Former Premier Of Australia Said That China Is Still The Economic Hope Of The World

China Daily

2017-06-19

SYDNEY - With the G20 Summit in Hamburg coming up in July, former premier of the Australian state of Victoria John Brumby has said that China is still the "economic hope of the world".

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China Still The Economic Hope Of The World: Former Premier Of Aussie State

Global Times

2017-06-19

John Brumby, currently serving as the chairman of the Australia China Business Council, spoke to Xinhua on the sidelines of a national forum in Canberra on Thursday that with the G20 on the horizon

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Chinese Ambassador Cheng Jingye Hits Back Over Donations Scandal

AFR

2017-06-19

China's ambassador to Australia has lashed out at media scrutiny of Chinese business identities' using money and political donations to influence domestic politics.   A

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Chinese Ambassador To Australia Cheng Jingye Slams ‘groundless’ Foreign Influence Allegations

Herald Sun

2017-06-19

CHINA’S Ambassador to Australia says recent allegations about Chinese influence in Australian politics were “made out of thin air”.   Ambassador Cheng Jingye has slam

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China Panic: Ambassador To Australia Says Claims Of Political Interference Groundless

The Guardian

2017-06-19

Cheng Jingye says reports of foreign influence in Australian politics are merely an attempt to reheat old allegations   Reports of foreign influence in Australian politics through dona

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Anti-china Sentiment Dangerous: Brumby

7 News

2017-06-16

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.   John Brumby is the nati

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Former Victorian Premier Fears Anti-foreign Investment Sentiment In Australia Could Compromise Future Economic Prosperity

9 News

2017-06-16

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.   John Brumby is the nati

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Chinese Ambassador To Australia Cheng Jingye Slams ‘groundless’ Foreign Influence Allegations

News.com.au

2017-06-16

CHINA’S Ambassador to Australia says recent allegations about Chinese influence in Australian politics were “made out of thin air”.   Ambassador Cheng Jingye has slam

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China Ambassador Cheng Jingye Accuses Abc, Fairfax Of Stirring Up Panic

ABC

2017-06-16

China's Ambassador to Australia has launched a fierce defence of his country, accusing a joint investigation by ABC and Fairfax of trying to stir up "China panic".   The

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Ambassador Slams Fabricated China Claims

Skynews

2017-06-16

ACBC Canberra Networking Day  -  Thursday 15 June 2017   China's ambassador has taken aim at the ABC, accusing the national broadcaster of recycling groundless and fabric

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Brumby Warns Negative Attitude May Deter Chinese Investment

The Australian

2017-06-13

A negative attitude towards foreign investment could “compromise” Australia’s ability to attract billions of dollars in new capital from China, the chairman of the Australia China

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The Go-betweens Who Help Chinese Settle In Australia

AFR

2017-05-26

If the proliferation of Mandarin speakers in Australia, along with restaurants offering food from China’s most far-flung provinces, hint of a growing Chinese diaspora, the statistics merely c

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Acbc National Chairman Comments On Chinas Credit Downgrade By Moodys

ABC PM

2017-05-26

China's rising debt, combined with slowing growth, is a risky combination, and analysts are increasingly concerned about what it might mean for Australia's economic future.   F

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Invitation To Participate In Survey About Using Australias Free Trade Agreements

PwC

2017-05-26

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) make Australia more competitive in international trade.   PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia (PwC), with ITS Global, is undertaking an independent study

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What Is In A Name? China Plays Down Obor Strategic Drivers

AFR

2017-05-17

China's ambitious foreign policy plan to overhaul global trade routes by spending billions of dollars on new infrastructure is an interesting case study in brand management. After Xi Jinpin

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One Belt One Road

Peoples Daily

2017-05-15

One Belt One Road   ACBC National President, John Brumby interviewed by People's Daily

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Meet China’s Middle Class

The Australian

2017-05-04

Who is middle class in China? That has become a most important question for us. It’s obvious that Australia’s prosperity continues to depend substantially on Asia, led economica

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Guanxi Still Counts But Its Great Importance Lies In Another Time Says Sean Keenihan

The Advertiser

2017-04-04

Sean Keenihan, president of the Australia China Business Council in South Australia, says the notion of guanxi is much changed in today’s business climate.    “WITH gu

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Premier Li: The Art Of Soft Power

InnovationAus

2017-03-27

China made a weighty soft power foray into this country with the state visit of Premier Li Keqiang but Australian innovators and entrepreneurs must get off their collective backsides into gear to t

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Australian Rules - Footy Diplomacy Paves Way For Push Into China

SBS

2017-03-24

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Grabbing a slice of China's huge market has proved elusive for an array of foreign sports but the full-contact game of Australian Rules is planning to tackle the nation he

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Firb Yancoal Verdict Coincides With Chinese Premier Visit

The Australian

2017-03-23

The Foreign Investment Review Board is today expected to deliver its verdict on Yancoal’s $3.2 billion bid to buy Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley coal mines. And the timing could not be b

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Great Economic Opportunity With China: Brumby

Skynews

2017-03-23

Former Victorian premier John Brumby says Australia can have a great relationship with China and the United States, ahead of the Chinese premier's visit to Canberra. Chinese Premier, Li Keq

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Australian Rules - Footy Diplomacy Paves Way For Push Into China

Reuters

2017-03-23

By Ian Ransom | MELBOURNE   Grabbing a slice of China's huge market has proved elusive for an array of foreign sports but the full-contact game of Australian Rules is planning to t

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The Ties That Bind Trade With China

The Australian

2017-03-22

This week’s visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has the potential to provide a serious boost to Australia-China business ties. Some 400 business leaders from both China and Australia will

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Chinese Trade Talks A Boon For Beef Market

The Australian

2017-03-22

Beef sales to China, already reaching $1 billion a year, are set to soar as a result of a breakthrough ­anticipated in talks ­between Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who ar

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China Snubbed On Road And Port Push

The Australian

2017-03-20

The Turnbull government is set to rebuff the Chinese President’s calls to align Australia’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility with a massive Chinese ­investm

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Make Presence Felt On Beijings Tpp, Urges Business Council

The Australian

2017-03-16

Australia should be closely involved in crafting China’s version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and cement ties with Indonesia to protect itself if tensions erupt in Asia, according to

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Still Hope For Tpp, But Not Without Engaging Us: Robb

The Australian

2017-03-06

Former trade minister Andrew Robb has warned politicians from around the globe not to try and resurrect the President Trump-dumped Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal without US involvement.

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Avoid Aussie Icons: Firb Boss Tips For China On Investment

The Australian

2017-03-01

The Foreign Investment Review Board chairman has advised Chinese companies looking to buy farms and agricultural businesses to steer clear of bidding for Australian icons if they want to win go

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Relationship With China Vital To Our Prosperity

The Australian

2017-02-23

Ten years ago it would have been hard to imagine the number of Chinese New Year celebrations, corporate and civic, that took place last week. Dragons moved through streets all around Australia, and

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Sydney Summit To Explore New Business Opportunities In China

The Australian

2017-02-20

ACBC is an official partner of the Sino Australian Entrepreneurs Summit The changing Chinese economy provided new opportunities for Australian companies to do business in China, former Future F

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Australia Still Ill-prepared For Influx Of Chinese Tourists Over Next Decade

www.sbs.com.au

2017-02-17

Last week ACBC appeared in an SBS article on the enormous rise in the number of Chinese visitors to Australia; the likelihood of an even greater rise following the new Australia-China aviation agre

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20 Percent Of Australian Companies Use The Rmb For Business With China

business-circle.com.au

2017-02-07

A poll released on 11 October 2016 has found that 1 in 5 Australian companies are using the Renminbi (RMB) to do business with China.   The poll which surveyed 1600 decision makers fro

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The New Alibaba Australian Office Will Bring More China-focused Jobs

The Australian

2017-02-06

Alibaba founder Jack Ma had some words for Australian business when he visited Melbourne for the opening of his company’s Australian office on the weekend. Stop worrying about whether the

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Australia Cashing In On Lunar New Year Tourism

SBS

2017-01-27

Celebrations welcoming the year of the Rooster have begun across Australia, as part of the countdown to Lunar New Year’s Day this Sunday.

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Take A Chance On China

The Australian

2017-01-25

For many Australians, celebrating in the festivals around Chinese New Year has become a part of the social calendar.  The Australian China Business Council is projecting the value of Chinese t

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Chinese Pharmacies Keen On Aussie Products

ajp.com.au

2017-01-24

Chinas 240,000 pharmacy outlets are keen to see Australian products on display, say organisers of the Qingdao International Health Products Expo

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Leaders Back Xi Jinpings Free Trade Call At Davos

The Australian

2017-01-19

Australian business leaders have backed the call by Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Davos to support globalisation and open markets as the world braces itself for a more protectionist administration i

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Australian Business Leaders Back President Xis Calls To Embrace Globalization

Xinhua

2017-01-19

Australian business leaders have backed calls from Chinese Preisdent Xi Jinping for world leaders to support and embrace free trade and globalization in the face of growing protectionism

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Study Finds Religion, Ethnicity Can Affect Saving Habits

SBS World News Radio

2017-01-09

An international study has found religious beliefs and ethnic backgrounds can have significant influence on whether or not people decide to save their money.

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Free: Trade Meetings With Belgians

Lloyds List Australia

2017-01-09

Export Council of Australia head of product and skills development, Collins Rex, recently participated in a trade roundtable with senior figures from the government of Belgium

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Next Economic Frontier For Australia - The Services Sector

HSBC

2016-12-29

Australia is taking steps to leverage its services sector as a broader driver of trade and growth as the end of the commodity boom, combined with the shrinking of the local manufacturing sector, ha

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‘made In China’ Label No Longer Cheap And Nasty

news.com.au

2016-12-25

The Made In China label has become synonymous with cheap fabrics and fast fashion - but that's changing just as quickly as the industry grew. As the country's economy shifts from one of man

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What Trump Twitter Diplomacy Means For Australia And China

The Sydney Morning Herald

2016-12-23

In 2017 the Turnbull government delivers its first foreign policy white paper in more than a decade into a geopolitical landscape of extraordinary unpredictability. United States President-elec

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Chinese Pharmacies In ‘one Stop Shops’ Of Aussie Products

ajp.com.au

2016-12-14

China's 240,000 pharmacy outlets are targeting a wide range of Australian and New Zealand healthcare products as they introduce "one stop shops"

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Interview: Benefits Of Globalization Must Be Promoted To Convince Doubters: Expert

Xinhua

2016-12-12

A better, widesperad understanding of the benefits of globalization is needed to reverse the "protectionist" trend harming the future of free trade, Helen Sawczak, National CEO of the Aus

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Benefits Of Globalization Must Be Promoted To Convince Doubters: Expert

China Daily

2016-12-12

Helen Sawczak, National CEO of the Australia China Business Council told Xinhua on Monday, that a better, widespread understanding of the benefits of globalization is needed to reverse th

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First Regular Direct Flights From Mainland China Will Deliver A Predicted $23 Million Annual Tourism Boost To Sa

Perthnow

2016-12-12

South Australian aviation history will be made on Tuesday with the start of the first regular direct flights from mainland China delivering a predicted $23 million annual tourism boost.

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Chinese Pharmacies Target Aussie Goods For One-stop Shops

Food and Drink Business

2016-12-06

China’s 240,000 pharmacy outlets are looking to source Australian ranges of packaged and canned food, wine, biscuits, and chocolates as they introduce 'one-stop shops' to customers.

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Chafta Celebrations

CCTV

2016-11-28

Over 300 attendees joined ACBC Victoria and the China Chamber of Commerce in Australia (Melbourne) at a gala dinner on 24 November to mark the first year of the China Australia Free Trade Agreement

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Australian Made Campaign Under Pressure

ABC News

2016-10-26

The Green kangaroo on Australian export products is under pressure. Nearly a year after the China-Australia free trade agreement came into effect Australian businesses are not capitalising on t

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Doing Business In China Involves Playing By Strict Rules

The Sydney Morning Herald

2016-10-18

The arrest of Crown Casino staff in China reinforces the importance of Australian businesses understanding the playing field and the rules of the game when doing business in China. We don't

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China Walking A Tightrope With Australian Investment

Pensions and Investments

2016-10-03

China Investment Corp.'s low-profile participation in the recently announced $7.3 billion winning bid for Port of Melbourne points to the balancing act facing Chinese investors and the governme

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Chinese Investors Need Clear Rules, Says Acbc Head John Brumby

The Courier-Mail

2016-09-28

CHINESE investors needed clear foreign investment rules if they were to commit to multi-billion dollar projects in this country, according to the Australia China Business Council. Council

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Port Of Melbourne Deal ‘to Clarify Rules On China’

The Australian

2016-09-22

The head of Australia’s China business lobby says the $9.7 billion Port Melbourne sale will bolster investor confidence and help clarify how Chinese companies should structure deals for a

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Foreign Investment Can Work

The Land

2016-09-14

In my various roles I have witnessed a wide range of reactions to the fallout from Treasurer Scott Morrison’s decision to block both Chinese bidders for the lease and managemen

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Aust Needs To Adapt To Chinese Tastes

News.com.au

2016-09-08

Australian businesses must drop the mindset of selling just "rocks and crops" to China and develop an understanding of consumers in the world's second-largest economy, a new report sa

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Australia China Business Council Says Integration Of Economies Entering Intense Phase

The Australian Financial Review

2016-09-07

It's something of a misnomer in Australia's trade relations, but China is still classified as an emerging market. With around a quarter of Australia's two-way trade in 2015 –

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China Trade Points To Jobs Boom: Monash Study

The Australian

2016-09-07

The Australia China Business Council report, “The Long Boom: What China’s Rebalancing means for Australia’s Future”, was ­produced by Monash University’s Australia

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Australia China Business Council Says Integration Of Economies Entering Intense Phase

The Australian Financial Review

2016-09-06

It's something of a misnomer in Australia's trade relations, but China is still classified as an emerging market. With around a quarter of Australia's two-way trade in 2015 –

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Australia Warns New Lawmakers To Weigh Chinese Investment Cautiously

Daily Mail Australia

2016-08-31

Australia has urged legislators to take a more cautious approach in backing China's pursuit of "legitimate interests" and stay alert to the motives guiding its investments, in a brief

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Foreign Investment Certainty Is The Key To Economic Security.

The Australian Financial Review

2016-08-15

For many decades, under successive governments, Australia has adopted a relatively open and generally transparent attitude to overseas investment. From time to time (Woodside, GrainCorp, Kidman), t

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A Rejected Ausgrid Deal Is One Thing, Rising Xenophobia Is Another

The Australian Financial Review

2016-08-13

One comment resonated loudly across the well-read Chinese social media Weibo shortly after the AusGrid decision on Thursday: "Why bother reviewing, why not just say no Chinese company allowed

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Acbc Warns Australia About Barriers That Put Off Chinese Investors

The ABC

2016-07-29

Australia needs to be cautious about putting up too many barriers to countries, such as China, who want to do business in Australia, according to the national president of the Australia China Busin

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Diary: Permits Soar As Exporters Milk China’s Market

The Australian

2016-07-25

The number of permits issued for export licences into China, especially for dairy products, has “gone through the roof’’ as the Australian government has moved to rein in unsc

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Sawczak To Head China Business Lobby

The Australian

2016-07-18

The Australia China Business Council has appointed former ANZ and Telstra executive Helen Sawczak as its new chief executive. A former corporate lawyer at international law firms, Ms Sawczak wo

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Chinese Pharmacists Plan To Share $1600 Billion Pie With Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald

2016-05-03

More than 600 Chinese pharmacy store owners and government officials are set to descend on Melbourne with one goal – to strike as many deals as they can. The delegation has invited Austra

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Malcolm Turnbull’s China Opportunity

The Australian

2016-04-12

Malcolm Turnbull likes to pack the most into his overseas visits, preferring to fly overnight and hit the ground running. As it will be when he arrives in China later this week. He leaves

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Canberra Businesses Welcome China Business Council To The City

The Sydney Morning Herald

2016-03-01

Canberra television production house Wildbear has welcomed a decision by the Australia China Business Council to set up a branch in Canberra, saying anything that cements links with the trading par

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Business Migration Program: Reviewing Choke On Chinese Investment

The Australian

2016-02-11

New foreign investment rules ­designed to channel funds into technology, business ventures and research and development are being closely monitored as they choke an avenue of Chinese ­inves

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Time For Australia’s Fashion Industry To Push Into China

The Australian

2016-02-06

The fashion industry hopes to take advantage of the China free-trade agreement and the year of the monkey. It could become a case of fewer rocks, more frocks as Australia looks ­beyon

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China’s Steel Mills Pulling Pin

The Australian

2016-01-14

Chinese steel mills are steadily pulling the pin on billions of dollars worth of investments in Australia, with several major Chinese players quietly retreating from iron ore projects amid weak

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Dont Unpick China Fta

The Land

2015-07-21

WATCHING the debate in recent weeks around the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has reminded me once again how important FTAs are but how difficult they are to negotiate and conclude.

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Dragon Market Firing Up Our Farms

The Land

2015-03-25

AGRICULTURAL exports to China now directly sustain about 18,000 agribusiness jobs in Australia as the Asian dragon economy grows even more integral to our farm and food sector's success. Ch

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Aussie Wool Suits Chinas Eve Group

The Land

2014-12-03

THE China-Australia free trade agreement (ChAFTA) is already paying off for the wool industry, with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) teaming up with a major Chinese menswear retailer for an histori

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