Visy Industries is making an aggressive push into Asia, looking to begin manufacturing in at least four new locations and working with food makers to boost exports to the region.
The Australian subsidiary of China’s Sinochem has emerged as the new local distributor of Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller product.
The Australian Wine Research Institute and packaging manufacturer SPS Australia International have been examining screw caps on sparkling wine, though some have reservations that this development could limit export opportunities.
A key indicator of the Chinese manufacturing industry has hit a four year low, according to banking giant HSBC.
The world’s biggest contract manufacturer of electronics devices, Foxconn, has frozen hiring at its Zhenghou and Shenzhen plants.
Hong Kong-based Chinese dissident Han Dongfang, has said that independent labour unions were helping raise aspirations in China, and this would have its benefits in Australia.
China’s largest car maker has set up a business in Australia and kicked off its campaign with the launch of two commercial vans in the Hunter Valley.
January has seen China’s manufacturing sector expand at its fastest pace in two years, HSBC reported on Thursday.
New figures show foreign investment in China is falling as rising wages and costs force companies to search for new manufacturing bases.
Tech giant Apple will spend nearly $100 million next year to shift production of one of its Mac computer lines from China back to the United States.
China’s manufacturing sector has grown for the first time in 13 months, according to a survey of private factory managers.
An accident at Galaxy Resource’s lithium carbonate plant in China has left a man dead.
An accident at a lithium carbonate plant in China, owned by an Australian miner, has left several employees and contractors with burns.
China’s factory output is at its highest level in 13 months, marking an expansion in the manufacturing industry.
The First Families of Wine, comprising a dozen of Australia’s top family winemakers, will increasingly focus on the Chinese market.
Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build a new manufacturing plant in China under a partnership with local company Chery Automobile.
The mining boom has brought with it the opportunity for direct export, increased demand for local resources and stimulated growth in services for the resources export supply chain.
China is the most competitive manufacturing nation in the world, and will hold the position for at least the next five years, according to a new report by Deliotte.
The boom of the Australian wine market overseas has seen a rash of Chinese attempts at counterfeiting. Brent Balinski writes.
New Zealand manufacturer Rakon has announced it will cut jobs as operations move to China and India.