Qingdao, Shandong Province and Adelaide, South Australia highly regarded state/city cooperative relationship.
Within a decade, visitors from China are forecast to bring $6 billion into the Australian economy in a single year.
View places of interest in China with The Australia China Development Company Guide Map
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Three years ago Ottoway contract bottler and packager Portavin SA had no exports to China. Now the company ships 40, 20ft containers of wine a month.
The Australia China Development Company has urged Australian winemakers to seize the opportunities to meet high demand in China.
There are many books you can read to get a feel for understanding the worlds next largest economy but where to start? We have read and recommend the following resources.
Australian products, are generally favourably looked upon in China, China is no longer JUST the cheap manufacturing centre of the world, it is a growing and exciting market in its own right.
Before starting up a business in China, you have to know what the options are.
For your reading pleasure please enjoy an interview with Li Cunxin (2004). Li talks about Mao's Last Dancer which was released recently as a movie and his recollections on growing up in Qingdao. Of particular interest is his journey away from and back to China and his astute insights on the arts and business.