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May 20, 2019

HONG KONG - With commitment in infrastructure investment, lower taxes and unchanged labour and wage policies, the Australian election outcome means "business as usual", says French banking group, Natixis, in a research note. "The risks in a Government change are dismissed but challenges in economic transition, productivity and geopolitics will remain important for the Coalition government and future growth," the report says.

May 20, 2019

SYDNEY - In a comment on the impact of the Federal Government's re-election in Australia, Jeremy Lawson, Chief Economist and Head of Aberdeen Standard Investments Research Institute, says the Australian economy remains one of the more vulnerable in the world.

May 20, 2019

SYDNEY - China's Global Times newspaper, which usually reflects military/government thinking in China, has accused the re-elected Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, of having a "superficial perception of China's role in Australia", and says he may need to "recalibrate his country's relations with China". The comment in full:

May 17, 2019

SYDNEY - Analysis by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre of 97 national elections and 31 referendums held since the 2016 US Presidential election identifies 20 countries that had clear examples of foreign interference. The report was released today.

ASPI says the data reveals key challenges.


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Investment Opportunities in Thailand – Seminar Series - June/July 2019

June 11, 2019 to July 25, 2019

Thailand's Board of Investment is organising a series of seminars in Melbourne (June 11), Adelaide (June 13), Perth (July 23) and Sydney (July 25) to detail opportunities available for investors in the following sectors - Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Digital Technology, Education and Training, AgriTech and Smart Farming - as well as businesses interested in establishing an International Business Centre (IBC) or Trade and Investment Support Office (TISO).


Australia China Business Week - Melbourne

July 31, 2019

More than 50 speakers will present ACBW 2019 - Melbourne through a diverse range of topics ranging through Agribusiness, Tourism, Financial Services and Professional Services. Venue this year is the RACV City Club.

 Networking opportunities are also available through three associated ACBW events - the China Digital Conference, the Australia-China Business Leaders Luncheon and the ACBW Pathways to China Forum. Visit