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Central banks are losing their mojo warns prominent international economist

Radical uncertainty about the international economy and volatile capital movements are the biggest risk to the global economy, despite signs that the underlying economy is re-stabilising, a prominent international economist Dr Robert Johnson has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


China's ambitious plans to reshape global trade

China's Belt and Road Initiative provides opportunities for Australian businesses with expertise in infrastructure, writes Martin Tricaud.  Read more…


VIC EPO: Further interest rate cuts won’t help

Australia has spent at least decade wasting the opportunity to put in place policies that enable the economic restructuring for Australia, Australian National University, Crawford School of Public Policy , CAMA, Vice-Chancellor Chair in Public Policy, Professor Warwick McKibbin told a CEDA audience at the Victorian EPO. Read more…


Asia Pacific will be economic superpower by 2025

By 2025 the economy of the Asia Pacific region will be bigger than North America and Western and Central Europe combined, IBISWorld Founder and Chairman, Phil Ruthven has told a CEDA audience in Newcastle. Read more…


Australia is fast becoming an Asian destination

The predominant number of international visitors that will come to our country between now and the year 2020 will come from the north of us, Tourism Australia Managing Director, John O’Sullivan said at a CEDA event on tourism in Brisbane. Read more…


What's really at stake if China FTA falls through

In this post, originally published on The Conversation, Professor Peter Dixon and Professor Maureen Rimmer discuss the China Australia Free Trade Agreement. A more detailed version of this paper will be published by CEDA in Global networks: transforming how Australia does business which will be released on 9 November 2015.
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Business in China: formidable market but dynamics changing

China is a formidable market but the dynamics are changing rapidly, Brownes Foods, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tony Girgis has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


China keen to speed up free trade agreement talks with Australia, says Chinese Ambassador

China’s new leadership is keen to speed up negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China and develop stronger bilateral ties between the two countries, China’s Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Ma Zhaoxu, has told a CEDA forum in WA. Read more…


Global energy demand to increase by 30 per cent

By 2040 the world population will grow by 25 per cent, and out global energy demand will grow by 30 per cent, ExxonMobil, USA, Manager-Energy and Economics Division, Robert Gardner told a CEDA audience in NSW, at the first Energy Series event for 2012. Read more…


NSW EPO: Strong economic growth priority for the Coalition

Government policies that foster strong economic growth are a priority for the Coalition if elected in September, Federal Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, told the audience at CEDA’s launch of its 2013 Economic and Political Overview publication in Sydney. Read more…