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July 16, 2018

ADELAIDE - The first shipments of certified pest-free Australian navel oranges are arriving in China following premium status recognition by the Chinese Government.

July 16, 2018

HONG KONG - China does not seem to have many effective ways to retaliate in its trade war with the United States without hurting its long-term development, and its best strategy is to continue to open to the rest of the world says Natixis, the French banking group, in a research note.

July 13, 2018

 BEIJING - China’s trade surplus reached a six-month high in June, thanks to a significant slowdown in import growth – to 14.1% y/y from 26.0% in May. Growth in imports of mechanical and electrical products, which account for more than 40% of China’s total imports, slowed to 5.0% y/y in June compared with 23.6% in May. This reduced its contribution to overall import growth to 2.2% in June from 10.7% the previous month.

July 13, 2018

HONG KONG - Financial conditions in China remained tight in June, as the growth of both total social financing (TSF) and M2 money supply reached historical lows (9.8% y/y and 8.0% y/y, respectively).


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China Digital Conference 2018 - Melbourne August 21 – Sydney August 23

July 21, 2018 to July 23, 2018

Now in the seventh year, China Digital Conference 2018 (CDC2018) will present a major focus on key drivers across the e-commerce platforms in China. This year’s CDC Conference will host more than 60 high-profile keynote speakers from China, Asia, New Zealand and Australia.

CDC provides an important insight into the NEW RETAIL developments and how Australian retailers, producer’s suppliers and marketers can benefit from this growing new retail trend in China.  And it explains the difference in consumer motivation and behaviour between the Chinese and Australian markets.