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 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.

Policy makers ready to stimulate as signs of weakness grow.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

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.

Panelists at NAB’s annual DCM conference discussed the ideal confluence of demand and supply in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, which is home to some of the worlds fastest growing economies.

Investing in infrastructure is a long-term trend that will continue to endure global economic challenges, generating healthy returns and diversification opportunities as investors enhance focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

The rising global stature of Asian investors and their search for fresh avenues to deploy their expanding wealth is aiding the growth of new markets.

Policy makers ready to stimulate as signs of weakness grow.

Can China weaponise rare earths to open a new front in the trade war?

Looking for work: the health of China’s labour market is still hard to ascertain.

Weaker economic trends even before trade tensions heat up again.

Australia offers Asian investors portfolio diversification in a stable economic and political environment.

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