Since the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement was signed 15 months ago, benefits have begun to flow, however much potential remains to be tapped in areas such as infrastructure and technology and multi-lateral co-operation. Since the arrangement came into force, more than 85% of Australian goods imported into China have entered the country Duty free or … Continue reading Free-Trade benefits flow smoothly or do they?
The United States withdrawral from the world stage in terms of Climate policy has paved the way for China to establish itself as the leader in environmental policy. Evidenced by Premier Li Keqiang's joint statement with the European Union in Brussels on Friday reaffirming that China would fully meet its Paris Agreement goals and the … Continue reading China poised to lead global action on Climate Change
The outlook for China's economy has been boosted by stronger-than-expected growth for both exports and imports last month. Firmer global demand lifted June exports by 11.3 per cent in US dollar terms, up from the 8.7 per cent growth in May. In local currency terms, the value of exports grew by 17.3 per cent. Domestic … Continue reading China’s economy regaining momentum with a surprising jump in imports and exports
16th March 2017 China's growth plan expected to shore up demand for iron ore _ afr China will use infrastructure spending, private sector investment and business tax cuts to keep the economy growing around 6.5% or higher this year. The government will look at the issue of high debt levels and industrial overcapacity. The … Continue reading China Stays on Growth Path
China is considering introducing birth rewards and subsidies to encourage couples to have a second child after surveys showed economic constraints were making many reluctant to expand families. Births rose to 17.86 million the highest level since 2000 after the government issued new guidelines in late 2015 allowing all parents to have two children amid growing … Continue reading China considers paying couples to have a second child