Growth

Setting up shop in China: here’s what you need to know

- April 16, 2019 3 MIN READ

China is a popular business hub for both local and foreign companies. Setting up a physical presence in a country that offers many opportunities for your business operations is a strategic move. China is renowned for its dark factories and automated processes and any business where manufacturing plays a role can benefit from this expertise,… Read more »

News

New parcel delivery service opens up export options to China

- January 22, 2019 2 MIN READ

A new ecommerce parcel delivery service will enable Australian businesses to sell to online consumers in China and have the items delivered to their doorsteps. The service called eSAL, has been launched by Australia’s largest parcel delivery company, AMS eGroup. Approved by Chinese Customs, the service is the first of its kind and will provide… Read more »

Features

Three Aussie businesses set to make their mark on the Chinese market

- February 16, 2018 3 MIN READ

As Australia gears up for Chinese New Year, the three NSW winners of the NBNco, Glocals Academy mentorships have their sights set on launching their businesses into China. With recent research suggesting China is the most attractive market for Australian business expansion, Kemu Café on the Central Coast, Screen Weaver in Wollongong and Koala Eco in Edgecliff, hope to capitalise… Read more »

Business Basics

How did China become so ‘hot’?

- July 3, 2017 4 MIN READ

Anyone who has visited the country recently knows the growth in China is real, and very visible. In 1950 some 544 million people lived mostly in villages; by 2015, the population had ballooned to 1.38 billion people, with 56 per cent living in cities. The scale of construction being carried out to accommodate this population… Read more »

Business Basics

How to sell to the Chinese market

- June 24, 2017 3 MIN READ

In the big, fast-moving consumer goods company my wife works for, management devotes a lot of energy to their China strategy. Last year one of their products, a mosquito repellent for children, sold really well in China through Diagous (Chinese shopping agents). This year they produced more of the same product specifically for the Chinese market, and… Read more »

Features

China’s healthy appetite for Australian wellness

- April 10, 2017 2 MIN READ

Australian businesses in the healthcare sector are well positioned to capitalise on significant changes in the Chinese healthcare system as major demographic shifts unfold in the world’s second largest economy. NAB’s Institutional Banking Global Head of Healthcare and Ageing, Michael Ball, says there’ll be 358 million people over 60 years of age by 2030 —… Read more »