BUSINESS ASIA HUB

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

THINKING OF IMPORTING

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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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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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

Most of China’s indicators relatively weak year-on-year, however, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China at the start of the October has made this harder to gauge.

Trade war finally shows its impact on China, as industrial sector drags Q3 growth lower.

Pork shortfall to maintain higher inflation in the near term.

China’s industrial sector struggling ahead of the latest round of trade measures.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Janari Tonoike, head of NAB Japan Securities Limited, National Australia Bank’s (NAB) new Tokyo-based, wholly-owned subsidiary, showcases the long-standing relationship between Japan and Australia, and explains how the new entity can help investors and borrowers in both markets and beyond connect better in a challenging global business environment.

Most of China’s indicators relatively weak year-on-year, however, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China at the start of the October has made this harder to gauge.

Now is an optimal time for Asian investors and contractors to explore Australia’s thriving infrastructure sector.

Trade truce – US and China reach an agreement, but trade outlook still uncertain.

Taking flight: China is changing the global tourism market.

Trade war finally shows its impact on China, as industrial sector drags Q3 growth lower.

Pork shortfall to maintain higher inflation in the near term.

India’s economy needs a stimulatory kick start, with no guarantees of recovery.

China’s industrial sector struggling ahead of the latest round of trade measures.

China’s economy is continuing to slow, even before the latest round of US tariffs (and China’s retaliation), meaning there’s further downside risk.

How successful has China’s deleveraging program been in managing the country’s debt?

Growth slowed in Q2 but policy support should see it stabilise.

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