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The China Research Group primary research focus on Australia-China business relations involves engagement with corporate partners including KPMG (Chinese investment in Australia) and Westpac (relationship between Australia’s service sector and export trade with China).

China is Australia's largest trading partner and an important global investor at a time when global capital supply is scarce. As Chinese demand for energy, mineral resources, food security, technology and markets keeps growing, Australia has become a major investment destination for China. Australia China business relations are moving from trade engagement to sustainable business integration with Chinese corporate partners who are increasingly operating globally.

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Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia: Update May 2017

Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia 2017 Report

Australia retains its position as the second largest recipient of Chinese ODI with data showing close to USD 90 billion of accumulated new investment since 2007.

This report is the latest in a series of ‘Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia’ reports, by KPMG and The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre. It analyses Chinese outbound direct investment into Australia in 2016, and includes in-depth research into the sentiments of Chinese investor companies investing in Australia.

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Research conducted by the University of Sydney and Westpac has taken a deep dive into the relationship between Australia’s service sector and export trade with China

Domestic services: the unsung heroes of our China export story

The link between Australia’s domestic services and the value they add to our export story is an important indicator of national prosperity that is often overlooked.

Research conducted by the University of Sydney and Westpac has taken a deep dive into the relationship between Australia’s service sector and export trade with China.

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