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The survey

Partnering with the Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the annual Westpac Australia-China Business Sentiment Report is the largest survey of its kind to monitor Australian business sentiment in China.

 

We surveyed 211 Australian businesses this year, representing a broad range of companies by industry, size and global revenues to gather insights on macro influences, investment drivers, challenges and the current digital environment

 


Key takeaways

 

 


Insights from businesses operating in China

  • The health conscious Chinese consumerThe health conscious Chinese consumer
  • Competing in the digitally driven Chinese marketCompeting in the digitally driven Chinese market

Download the Australia - China Business Sentiment Survey 2019

Partnering with the Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the annual report is the largest survey of its kind to monitor Australian business sentiment in China.

Download the report


AustCham Shanghai

The Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai (AustCham Shanghai) is the peak body for Australian business in China. As a membership-based organisation, AustCham Shanghai represents more than 400 businesses and individuals providing membership services, events, delegations, project management, representation and advocacy.

 


Previous year - 2018 Report

Insights on revenue and investment, challenges, risks and competition, macro influences, eCommerce and demographics. 

Download 2018 Australia - China Sentiment Survey (PDF 8MB)

 

Things you should know

Information current as at October 2015.

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