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China’s economy grew at a slightly faster-than-expected pace of 6.8 percent in the first quarter, buoyed by strong consumer demand, healthy exports and robust property investment. Resilience in the world’s second-largest economy will likely help keep a synchronized global recovery on track for a while longer, even as China faces rising …
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CAIRO, April 18 (Xinhua) — China supports free trade and will push forward trade liberalization, while rejecting the unilateral moves by the U.S. against free trade, Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Song Aiguo told Xinhua in a recent interview. Song said that the world is “big enough for free trade” and …
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After a bit of a dry spell – pun intended – Australian wine makers have just recorded their best 12 months of exports ever. And the good news is that changing tastes in China are likely to make that a continuing boom rather than a short-term high. Exports to all nations were …
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says relations with his Chinese counterparts are tense, but a survey released on Tuesday shows that’s yet to have a negative impact on local companies doing business in China. Almost 80 per cent of more than 160 Australian businesses are optimistic about their operations in China …
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Records continue to tumble for Australia’s wine industry, with new statistics showing export values are the highest in a decade. It comes as China reinforces itself as a boom market for Australian product, with a 51 per cent yearly growth marking the first time Australia has exported more than $1 …
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With the United States and China currently fighting it out through trade, Australia is uniquely placed to benefit with little risk.  Australian firms are in a sweet spot between the bickering United States and China, where they can sell more and buy more cheaply because of weaker competition in both markets. Essentially, the …
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Infant formula manufacturer Wattle Health Australia has secured a distribution deal with China’s International Supplies and Distribution Company, providing access to more than 2,000 retail stores across 13 Chinese provinces. Wattle announced to the ASX today that ISDC would buy a minimum of 1.5 million units of the company’s conventional …
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Demand for Australian iron ore remains as strong as ever, especially from China. According to the Commonwealth Bank, citing data released by the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA), iron ore shipments from Australia’s Port Hedland grew 7.7% to 42.1 million tonnes over the past year, setting a new record for the …
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The international online payments landscape is rapidly evolving as yet another ASX-listed payments processor, Novatti Group (ASX: NOV) announced the launch of a bill payment service, able to bridge the gap between Australian supply and Chinese demand. Earlier today, Novatti announced the launch of its new bill payment service chinapayments.com, a …
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Australia’s exporters have put a weak end to 2017 behind them with a second consecutive solid monthly trade surplus for the year. In seasonally adjusted figures, the surplus came in at $825 million in February — in line with market forecasts, but a slight narrowing from the downwardly revised $950 …
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