Will US actions spark a Chinese financial crisis?

What’s the outlook for Aus-China business & investment in 2018? It depends on the US-China ‘great power competition’ that will escalate this year. The US National Security Strategy, released Dec 2017 pulled no punches in declaring China as a ‘strategic competitor’...

Xi whiz. China’s ‘New Era.’ Sydney and Brisbane events

China’s ‘New Era’ is upon us.  Who will be the winners and losers? Last week, I outlined new ‘standards’ of governance, morality and capital-flows that will be driven by Xi Jinping’s new leadership team. The foreign relations and the economy of China are now discussed...

AusXi AusXi AusXi oi oi oi …and lunch

How will China’s new leadership team under a more powerful Xi Jinping impact Australia and the world?  I’ve outlined five key points below based on my (so far) correct observations of Xi. And with all humility aside, I must confess I have something in common with each...