China expert helping Australian small businesses and entrepreneurs invest in China

Written by Tess Sanders Lazarus, Daily Bulletin

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Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Australia are reaching out to China in the hope of being a part of the country’s transformation.

According to David Thomas, founder and President of the Australia China SME Association (Association), “China will become a puzzle for every entrepreneur, investor and business leader throughout the world” “The country is investing heavily in science and technology,...

New partnership to grow SME export opportunities with China

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The Australia China SME Association (ACSME) and The Executive Connection(TEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) bringing the two organisations together to support and grow business and export opportunities with China across Australia’s SME sector.

Australia China Business week 2017

Hosted by Australian Business Forum

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Delighted to be chairing the lunch forum at Australia China Business Week 2017 now into its 10th year.

China is the biggest eCommerce market in the world and it is supported by a highly complex ecosystem found nowhere else. For those who want to enter, the key to success is to understand each eCommerce platform’s infrastructure and capabilities before entering.

Boundless Plains to share - Australia's agribusiness partnership with Asia - century 21

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Throughout the last generation, Asia has become the fastest growing region on Earth, with hundreds of millions of people entering...


China Ready success

Hosted by The Business Centre

We would like to thank our insightful guest speakers Cher Jones our China Ready Expert in Residence and David Thomas from ACSME (Australian China SME Association). 

The event is a first of many China business events and programs we plan to deliver in 2018. We see big potential for the Hunter to initiate better partnerships with Chinese business and create opportunities across the innovation corridor from Mid Coast, Hunter and to Central Coast.


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When it comes to international trading, there are often difficulties with cultural and language barriers. This is often found with Australian businesses trading with China in the way that the regime regulates their businesses. However, SME association is an enterprise that focuses on creating a bilateral relationship between various businesses in China and Australia. SME aims to act as a bridge between cross-cultural trading relationships to assisted small to medium business who find it difficult to expand overseas. Joining the daily on the line is David Thomas from the Australia China SME Association.. 

Papua New Guinea should target second tier cities in China, says expert

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To deal effectively with China, it is best for Papua New Guinea and the Pacific to target its second-tier cities, David Thomas, Chief Executive of Think Global Consulting, told the Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney. He said the country’s GDP and middle class will double in the next decade, offering enormous opportunities for those who are ‘China-ready’.