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December 18, 2014

WASHNGTON - At a US-China trade meeting in Chicago on Wednesday, US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, and Chinese Vice Premier, Wang Yang, agreed that efforts to improve collaboration on biotechnology “are critical, as they work to ensure that there is enough food to feed the world’s growing population”.

December 18, 2014

BEIJING – China’s National Development and Reform Commission has announced plans to invest RMB192 billion (US$31 billion) on roads and an airport in order to increase investment and support a slowing economy. The plan covers five roads to be built in the southern and central provinces of Guangxi, Guangdong and Sichuan, while RMB80 billion will be invested in a third Beijing airport.

December 16, 2014

HONG KONG – The HSBC China Flash China Manufacturing PMI™ for December has come in at 49.5 (50.0 in November), a seven-month low. The Flash China Manufacturing Output Index was  at 49.7 (49.6 in November), a two-month high.

December 16, 2014

BEIJING – Working out how best to contain China’s spreading shadow-banking system has been a high priority for China’s top regulators since it became a serious issue in 2010. The latest plan involves establishment of a fund to support troubled trust firms as repayment risks continue to accumulate.


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March 24, 2015 to March 25, 2015

The ACBW events return in 2015 with an expanded programme in Australia which includes Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart in addition to Sydney and Melbourne. In China, ACBW will be staged in Guangzhou and Hong Kong as well as Beijing. Now in its 8th year, Australia China BusinessWeek (ACBW) has become the largest programme of its type in the Sino-Australian space, with more than 4,000 delegates attending in 2014.