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Bellamy’s tipped to regain Chinese import licence

One of the men who sold Camperdown Powder to Bellamy's Australia expects Chinese authorities will quickly reinstate an import licence for the canning facility,...

Australia hangs back on China Silk Road plan

Nearly 70 countries have signed up to be a part of China's new Silk Road plan but Australia is yet to jump aboard the trillion-dollar gravy train.

Coal price drops one third as China shuts door on Australian imports until 2019

Limits to imports were initially put in place in the middle of this year but now Chinese authorities have stopped all imports of coal from across the globe and the ban is not expected to be lifted until early 2019.

Beverages group Lion abandons $600 million China dairy sale

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has welcomed Lion's decision to abandon the sale of its $600 million dairy and drinks business to China Mengniu Dairy after it was told it was unlikely to win approval from Australian regulators.

China’s love of wine drives thirst for knowledge

In calendar 2000 China imported $1.34 million of our wine; by 2016 it reached $520m, three months later in March it had reached $568m, a year-on-year growth of 41 per cent.

China ramps up soft power push in Australia with marketing campaign for state-owned broadcaster

China is spending more than half a million dollars on an advertising campaign to promote its state-owned broadcaster in Australia, as Beijing seeks to soften...

Australia universities let Chinese students get around a travel ban. Critics warn it could...

Australian universities have allowed some students from mainland China to circumvent travel restrictions and return to study. But critics say that practice may inevitably import the infectious coronavirus to local campuses.

‘No basis in fact’: Australian Tourism Minister slams China’s travel warning

Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has slammed the Chinese government for instructing citizens not to visit Australia due to increasing racism as "having no basis in fact".

The weird and wonderful things you notice when you travel to China

THE MOMENT the immigration officer opened my passport, I knew China would be a unique experience. She stared at me suspiciously for a minute or...

Crown Resorts employees detained in China charged with promoting gambling offences

JAMES Packer’s casino operation Crown Resorts has revealed employees detained in China have been charged with offences related to promotion of gambling. 18 Crown staff...

Chinese still have a lot to learn doing business Down Under

Chinese companies are on a steep learning curve in Australia, says corporate adviser Alistair Nicholas, co-author of a report on Chinese investors in agribusiness that was launched in Beijing yesterday.

China’s ambition knows no bounds and we’re finding out the hard way

Scott Morrison is clear-eyed about the challenge and opportunities for Australia in China's astonishing rise — in mineral resources, its education, investment and research cooperation.