Business

The Chinese seafood market: Opportunities and challenges for Australian exporters

December

The rapid changes in China’s economy and society since the reform period have generated strong opportunities for exporters of natural resources, and Australian seafood exporters have responded accordingly. Australian seafood products now have a significant presence in the Chinese seafood market, characterised in particular by high-value products such as rock lobster and abalone.

ACRI/Urban Taskforce industry breakfast

December

ACRI/Urban Taskforce industry breakfast: Has Chinese capital stopped investing in Australian real estate or is it just the tip of the iceberg?


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China from a Hong Kong perspective

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomed Ivan Chu, Chairman of John Swire & Sons (China) to give a view of China from a Hong Kong perspective.


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ACRI Emerging leaders networking evening: Guest speaker - Xiao Xiao

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomed Chinese-born, English educated, Hong Kong-based business leader Ms Xiao Xiao to address our emerging leaders networking evening at UTS. Ms Xiao is a Director and Deputy General Manager within the China Hongqiao Group, one of the leading aluminium product manufacturers in China. Based in Shandong Province, it is engaged in the production and sale of molten aluminium alloy and aluminium alloy ingots.


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What Chinese farmers are learning from Australia

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in association with NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and the Sydney Institute of Agriculture at the University of Sydney, presented a discussion on the management of grasslands in China. Big environmental gains flow from improved management of grasslands, such as the reduced incidence of dust storms. Sustainable grasslands mean better productivity in raising cattle, sheep, goats and yaks. This is a fascinating area of little known Australia-China cooperation. 


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ACRI Emerging leaders networking evening

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomed young professionals to the first emerging leaders networking evening for 2018, held at NSW Parliament House. The aim of the event was to provide young professionals with an interest in Australia-China relations the chance to connect with peers and learn from their insights.

ACRI Director Professor Bob Carr and Deputy Director Professor James Laurenceson briefed attendees on the work of ACRI and the latest developments in Australia-China relations. 


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Australia-China Dialogue: IP protection and border enforcement

December

The China Law Research Group in the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Faculty of Law together with the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) hosted the second Chinese-Australian Dialogue on Intellectual Property (IP) Protection and Border Enforcement. This was a continuation of the 2014 Dialogue with Australian Border Force, various business organisations, IP Legal Experts and Chinese counterparts.


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ACRI emerging leaders networking evening

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomed young professionals to an emerging leaders networking evening at NSW Parliament House. The aim of the event was to provide young professionals with an interest in Australia-China relations the chance to connect with others in the space and learn from their insights. ACRI Director Professor Bob Carr spoke on latest developments in Australia-China relations and the work of ACRI.

Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm


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Myth-busting Chinese corporations in Australia

December

Among policymakers, media and the broader public, confusion reigns supreme when it comes to Chinese corporations. State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are assumed to be blindly following Chinese Communist Party (CCP) or security service orders with little concern for their own commercial interests. And private Chinese firms are conflated with SOEs and viewed as pawns in the CCP’s regional expansion strategy, despite the enormous growth of the Chinese private sector over the past two decades.

ACRI/Urban Taskforce industry breakfast: Learning from Asian Cities

December

With the increasing relationship between Australia and China comes an opportunity for both countries to learn from each other. A number of large Chinese developers are bringing their skills to Australia and are investing in large projects. There is an increasing investment into Australian property from China.


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