A labour shortage looms in Asia

The agencies are anonymous and unobtrusive amid the glamorous hustle of Shanghai, the better to stay...

Canada’s Merchandise Trade with China

Instantly visualize data on Canada’s national and provincial trade with Asia on our new interactive website, The Asia Factor. Canada’s Trade with China (C$) January -...

Risks of doing business in China

1.The Opportunity China is already the world’s largest economy on a purchasing power basis. The UK is the second largest EU investor into China and...

What Trump means for the future of the renminbi

by Xiao Geng At the recently concluded World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Chinese President Xi Jinping mounted a robust defense of globalization, reaffirming...

Bilateral relations: China and Australia

After establishing diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China in 1972, Australia established an embassy in Beijing in 1973. The Australia-China bilateral relationship is...

Australian exports and China’s transition

One of the most discussed issues facing the current global economic outlook is the status of China’s economic transition to a new growth model...

Australia’s relationship with China ‘could not be stronger’, Bishop says

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has emphasised the strength of Australia's relationship with China after meeting with the country's own Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. Australia and...

Report outlines future of Australia-China ties

A major new study of the relationship between Australia and China, supported by both governments, has outlined a new vision for bilateral ties and...

Australia’s economic relationships with China

Dr Anne Holmes, Economics Key issue As the Chinese economy moves from a focus on investment in physical infrastructure to developing social infrastructure, and as it...

New Hope Group backs Australian agriculture, plans to invest $1b by...

By Pip Courtney Chinese investment in Australian agriculture is usually a magnet for controversy, but one Chinese company has remained immune from criticism, with plans...