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

China’s old economy drives growth to unexpected high in Q2.

Suppliers are still searching for demand.

The latest economic data from China continues to highlight some challenges in its recovery phase.

China’s economy sharply contracted in Q1; weakest growth in over forty years in 2020.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

China’s recovery remains industrial led, but consumers are finally emerging.

COVID-19 put the brakes on already stalling foreign investment.

Will Chinese manufacturers lose in the post-COVID world?

China’s industrial sector still driving the recovery, with consumers lagging.

China’s old economy drives growth to unexpected high in Q2.

Suppliers are still searching for demand.

The US President has said the US needs to get back to work, vaccine or not.

The latest economic data from China continues to highlight some challenges in its recovery phase.

China’s economy sharply contracted in Q1; weakest growth in over forty years in 2020.

Back in business? China attempts to restart its economy after Covid-19 shutdown

The government has introduced travel restrictions on arrivals from mainland China and advised Australians to avoid travelling to China because of the novel coronavirus.

China’s ends 2019 in line with expectation.

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