Next few decades can be ‘absolutely extraordinary’: Andrew Robb

Next few decades can be ‘absolutely extraordinary’: Andrew Robb

Former trade minister Andrew Robb told an audience of 400 cattle producers and beef industry stakeholders in Darwin on Friday that the next few decades can be extraordinary for Australian agriculture, but Australian investment in Asia is needed to capitalise on the opportunity.

Co-operation is best route to mutual prosperity for our region

Co-operation is best route to mutual prosperity for our region

The visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is warmly welcomed; it is yet another important step in further strengthening the bonds ­between our two countries. The mutual ­respect that regional peace and stability is built on is a product of such personal engagement at every level. Too much is at stake not to do so.

Andrew Robb: China farm export ties that bind

Andrew Robb: China farm export ties that bind

FIND a suitable long-term trusting partner who shares common values and serves mutual needs and then sign-up for sustainable contractual arrangements to seal the deal and share the future benefits.

The size of the Chinese trade prize is bigger than Australians realise

The size of the Chinese trade prize is bigger than Australians realise

As we watch and wait to see whether the newly ensconced United States President will go through with his threat to pull the trigger on what will be an almighty and irreparable trade war with China, something incredible is quietly unfolding between China and Australia and every Australian stands to benefit.

Fruit growers juice the benefits of Free Trade Agreements

Fruit growers juice the benefits of Free Trade Agreements

If someone had told Darren Minter two years ago to plant more citrus, he would've laughed and walked away. But now the Mildura farmer has used the surge in exports to China, Japan and South Korea following the Free Trade Agreements to buy another 100 acres and expand his business.

Regional leaders should turn to China to turn US, says Andrew Robb

Regional leaders should turn to China to turn US, says Andrew Robb

Andrew Robb, the man who negotiated the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Australia, has called for regional leaders to pressure the US into ratifying the trade pact by first turning their focus to securing a rival multilateral agreement championed by Beijing.

Robb to woo Chinese funds for giant prawn project

Robb to woo Chinese funds for giant prawn project

Former trade minister Andrew Robb has accepted a new position in which he will use his close China ties to help secure more than $1 billion for an Australian prawn farming company.

Foreign Money, Geopolitics And Prosperity

Foreign Money, Geopolitics And Prosperity

The future security and prosperity of Australia is reliant on sensible engagement with Asia. The country must learn to be more welcoming towards Chinese foreign investment, just as it has been to investment from other countries for the last two centuries.