BUSINESS ASIA HUB

Insights, commentary and case studies to help Australian businesses trade with Asia.

THINKING OF IMPORTING

24 Nov 2017

Amazon – raising the retail bar Down Under?

A shopfront to the world: how Amazon’s arrival could spell opportunity for Australian retailers.

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15 Feb 2017

Free trade agreements and what they mean for your business

As an exporter, you’ll want to take advantage of any reduced costs that come your way. Free trade agreements (FTAs) do just that – and will make certain markets more attractive than others because of the greater opportunities for your business.

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23 Oct 2016

Importing rules and regulations

If your business needs to import raw materials or goods, there are a few bases you’ll have to cover to ensure you’re importing within the law. You can’t simply import anything; some items are illegal while others are banned from certain countries.

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THINKING OF EXPORTING

COVID-19 measures hit China’s economy harder than expected in Q2, and present downside risk to the outlook.

COVID-19 uncertainty continues to cloud China’s economic outlook.

COVID lockdowns point to weaker growth and greater uncertainty in the near term.

COVID outbreaks dampened growth in March, and cloud near-term outlook.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Walking away? China’s ambitious growth target has moved too far out of reach.

COVID-19 measures hit China’s economy harder than expected in Q2, and present downside risk to the outlook.

How will the US respond to China’s failure to meet its trade commitments?

COVID-19 uncertainty continues to cloud China’s economic outlook.

Low cost outlier: China’s consumer price growth has remained weaker than most international peers.

COVID lockdowns point to weaker growth and greater uncertainty in the near term.

The COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate China’s long term demographic pressures

Follow the money: The strength of China’s outward foreign investment during pandemic raises questions.

COVID outbreaks dampened growth in March, and cloud near-term outlook.

COVID and energy prices present sizeable risk to China’s ambitious growth target.

China’s outsized property sector presents a major drag for growth in 2022.

Dynamic clearing – shifting the message rather than broad policy towards COVID-19.

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