Could a sharp fall in exports sink China’s economy?
Far from providing an opportunity for global dominance, COVID-19 has revealed the great weaknesses in China's economy.
The Pacific: The new battle between China and US
While the United States lacks a cohesive Pacific strategy, China is winning over the inhabitants of the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, argues David Gilbert and Garry Bruton.
Growth rates and the dark underside of China’s economy
The effect of US tariffs now weighs heavily on the reliability of China's official economic data. What is China's real growth rate?
‘Opening the gate’ to success in the world’s largest market – China
Getting to grips with the multi-layered concept of 'guanxi' is at the heart of doing business well in China. But do foreigners even have the patience?
Chasing prosperity – Doing business in China
Australian businesses looking to crack the lucrative Chinese market will benefit from understanding cultural differences and knowing what Chinese consumers love.
Is China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ the world’s new Marshall Plan?
While there are parallels, it is still fraught to compare the China-dominated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank with the (still) US-dominated World Bank.
Babies ‘affected by political trauma in the womb’: study
The long-term health and economic impact of being exposed to trauma as a child is well documented, however new research by Monash Business School shows that babies exposed to political violence while they are still in the womb also experience health problems later in life.