Talking Points and Member News

Australian Trade and Investment Comission (Austrade) – November Insights

Austrade’s latest China insights video looks at export prospects in north China. Opportunities range from premium foods to architecture to technology and training services. Austrade is working with partner agencies in China to help Australian exporters foster relationships and navigate challenges.

November update from the Australian Embassy in China

What’s on our minds? Encouraging signs have emerged that China’s power supply may literally be digging itself out of the hole it was in. The government recently confirmed daily coal output had exceeded its target of 12 million tons and stockpiles at generators had surpassed 120 million tons (or around three weeks’ supply). While power …

Australia to welcome all fully vaccinated students from 1 December

23 November 2021 Study Australia.  Click here to view article from at its original source. From 1 December 2021, all fully vaccinated student visa holders will be able to come to Australia without needing to apply for a travel exemption. This also means that, from 1 December, students who have been in Australia patiently waiting …

Chasing Carbon Neutrality

22 November 2021 Chasing Carbon Neutrality was first published in CKGSB Knowledge. Click here to view article from its original source. China plans to peak carbon emissions in 2030 and be fully carbon neutral by 2060. How will this impact on economic activity? By Liu Jing, Professor of Accounting and Finance, CKGSB, and Duan Lei, …

A checklist for travel between Australia and China

19 November 2021:  On 1 October 2021, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia will reopen its international border from November, giving long-awaited freedoms to vaccinated citizens and their relatives. AustCham China presents a user-friendly checklist for travel between Australia and China for citizens and permanent resident holders. STEP 1: How to return home If you’re …

Australia to become an original party to world’s largest free trade agreement

  Australia has joined New Zealand to ratify the world’s biggest free trade deal among southeast Asian nations and their major trading partners. The deal is the world’s largest trade pact, representing about 30 percent of the global population and gross domestic product. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Dan Tehan MP, together …

TGA recognises two more COVID-19 vaccines not registered in Australia but used widely internationally

1 November 2021: Good news in relation to traveling to Australia! On November 1st, the TGA determined that Covaxin (manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) and BBIBP-CorV (manufactured by Sinopharm, China) vaccines would be ‘recognised’ for the purpose of establishing a traveller’s vaccination status. This means that fully vaccinated citizens of China and India, as well as other countries in the region …

Family PU Letter Applications now Accepted

Good news for our Members, Families and Community! For months now one of our community’s primary concerns has been the ability to reunite with family here in China. AustCham China, in conjunction with other Chambers of Commerce, have been highlighting this issue to the relevant authorities in Beijing and elsewhere. We are informed that District Government Offices are …

Australian Trade and Investment Comission (Austrade) – Monthly Insights

Austrade is releasing monthly insight videos to keep Australian business informed of emerging opportunities and challenges across China. Check out the latest video which looks at fast-growing markets in China’s Southwest region and highlights opportunities in the food and beverage sector, as well as infrastructure design, and healthcare. Earlier videos have considered the growing demand …

Economic Content from Australian Embassy in China

  What’s on our minds? It’s that time of year: the Chinese government has released economic data for the third quarter, giving us all a good sense of where the trends for the year are heading. Over the last few weeks, the economic team at the embassy has been taking a closer look. The results …

CKGSB Business Conditions Index (BCI) – Sept. 2021

A Counter Narrative

Kevin Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012. In 2014, he was named Senior Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where he led research on the future of China-United States relations. He is also Chair of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism, Chair of Sanitation and Water for All, and Chairman of the Board at the International Peace Institute. In January 2021, he was appointed the 8th President and CEO of the Asia Society.

ISB Open House

Attend ISB’s Open House for the opportunity to learn what makes ISB unique from the school’s leadership team, faculty members, and students. There will be a guided campus tour following each session. Attendees will receive a program and instructions on how to access the campus a few days before the event. Thank you for your …

ISB Teacher Recruitment Fair

The International School of Beijing (ISB) is offering educators another opportunity to meet members of the ISB community and speak to the school’s leadership team. With over 40 years of academic excellence, ISB has a history of innovation and is accelerating into the future of education. Through a tailored, connected, real-world curriculum our experienced and passionate teachers …

Welcome our new team members — Fiona Wu and Nicolás Reigl

Fiona Wu: Events & Projects Manager AustCham China would like to announce the appointment of Fiona Wu as the new events and projects manager. Fiona worked as a relationship manager at AustCham Shanghai and has prior membership management expertise. Fiona has worked in the hospitality sector for a long time. She worked with Marriott in the United …

CKGSB’s China Economic Symposium Explores Prospects for China’s Economy and Its Contributions Globally

The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) hosted the 7th China Economic Symposium, offering insightful perspectives on the country’s economic transformation and illuminating the real meaning behind some of the challenges and opportunities as it shifts its economy towards carbon neutrality and technology innovation. At a time of uncertainty and division, global and Chinese thought …

Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia July 2021

  About the Report KPMG and The University of Sydney formed a strategic relationship to research and publish insights on Chinese investors. Our first report was launched in September 2011 and this is the seventeenth Demystifying Chinese Investment report in our series. This report examines Chinese investment in Australia for the calendar year 2020. It incorporates …

CKGSB Case Center and Center for Economic Research June 2021

Commentary on the June 2021 CKGSB Business Conditions Index

Asian Agribusiness Recruitment Training and Development

Our Client: is recognized as one of the most promising new and emerging biotech companies in the world developing biologicals to increase crop yield, prevent heavy metal crops, and degrade organic pollutant in our farmland. Our client is based in Ireland and has a highly motivated team and Board of Directors that are determined to deliver …

Commentary on the March 2021 CKGSB Business Conditions Index

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Staycation Packages at China World Summit Wing

Enjoy Your Stay – in the Clouds   China World Summit Wing, Beijing soar 81 stories above the heart of Beijing’s Central Business District. The hotel’s prime location and facilitates and amenities make it a choice for both business and leisure travelers.   China World Summit Wing Beijing offers 278 luxurious rooms and suites. 3 …

Special Offers @ Made in China for AustCham Members

  Taste Spring at Made in China Our award-wining Made in China Chinese restaurant offers authentic and classic home-style northern Chinese dishes to delight your spring. Fresh ingredients every day, fresh flavors every day. During this special period, precautionary measures are carefully taken to ensure a safe and comfortable dining experience for you. Made in …

Membership Promotion | Mala Disco 61XST 80’s Dance Performance

​ FRASCA  Frasca is a modern Italian eatery. Frasca, named after the symbol of the hanging branches that were used to welcome passers-by for quality refreshments in Friuli an area of Northeast Italy. Taking the meaning, Frasca offers a cozy and inviting place for people to enjoy some of the most authentic Italian food prepared …

New Menu at Nadaman & Chochin Bar

Nadaman & Chochin Bar have just updated their menu! Make sure to bring your family and friends and head over NADAMAN today to enjoy the freshly prepared seasonal produce. Bon Appétit!

Takeaway is Now Available at China World Summit Wing

Takeaway is now available at China World Summit Wing. Feel free to scan the QR code for details of the special offer they have, and enjoy the convenience! Bon appétit!

YCIS Beijing Open Day

YCIS Beijing invites parents to join our Early Childhood Education (ECE) Open Day on 20 March 2021.  Parents interested in learning more about the YCIS Beijing ECE programme can register here to attend the event.   Event Date:  20 March 2021 Event Time:  09h30 – 11h30 Location:  Building G, YCIS Beijing, Honglingjin Campus (Entry to the campus will be allowed through the East …

Advance Awards 2021: Nominations Now Open

  If you know of an outstanding Aussie who’s doing great things globally, don’t miss the opportunity to nominate them now. The Advance Awards showcase the achievements of inspiring Australians and alumni of Australian universities who are innovating in their field. Award winners also join an elite group of GameChangers, representing the next generation of leaders. …