Australia’s relationship with China can progress to a new level if China agrees to sign a free trade agreement during the federal governmen's trade mission, Australian School of Business economist Tim Harcourt says.
The promise of free trade zones and their apparent rapid national proliferation gives the Australian investment community every reason to be optimistic about China’s sustainable future, writes Laurie Pearcey.
Console games are no longer banned in China, opening up a huge market for manufacturers. But can they succeed in a culture where consumers are used to getting their software and games for free, asks Thomas Apperley.
If Tony Abbott and Andrew Robb are serious about the future of Australia’s education sector as a key export earner, the FTA negotiations at hand seem like a practical place to start, writes Laurie Pearcey.