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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    PM Gillard may ink Australian dollar-yuan currency conversion pact: report

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Australia may ink yuan currency pact Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard may seek a deal enabling direct conversion of Australian dollars into Chinese currency when she visits China this week, The Australian newspaper reported yesterday. Gillard will attend the Boao Forum, which runs from April 6 to April 8, and visit cities including Shanghai ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Gillard links budget surplus pledge to trend economic growth

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 10:54am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Prime Minister Julia Gillard signaled a 2013 budget surplus goal relies on the economy expanding at trend, as weaker growth threatens to curb revenue and derail her election-year commitment. “Our last economic update had us at trend growth and that is why the last economic update had us with a surplus,” Gillard said in an interview with Australian Broadcasting ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Direct yuan-A$ trade gets off to A$250m start

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Minister Julia Gillard said direct trading between the yuan and the Australian dollar totalled A$250 million (HK$2.04 billion) on the first day. That is equivalent to about 70 per cent of daily commerce between China and Australia. "It just goes to show what a great boon this is going to be for the future," Gillard said yesterday after returning from a visit to Australia's ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Australia takes middle road with Huawei

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 02:04pm by Doug Young

    ... but perhaps significant shift is coming in the form of a press release just issued by Huawei, in which it says Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard encouraged the Chinese company to expand its ... minister seems like an attempt to clarify the issue. Specifically, Gillard is quoted saying she welcomes Huawei "to seek opportunities to grow its commercial business in Australia, ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Canada ratifies China investment deal, may help smooth relations

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Ottawa

    ... certainty, would come into effect on October 1. It was signed in September 2012. Relations between Ottawa and Beijing have been strained by China’s detention last month of Canadians Kevin and Julia ...

  6. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Yuan and Australian dollar to start direct trading

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Julia Gillard. The South China Morning Post had reported yesterday that direct trading would be allowed soon. Australia & New Zealand Bank and Westpac Banking had been approved by the People's Bank of China as market makers for the direct trading of the currencies, Gillard said in Shanghai yesterday. "This will be a huge advantage for Australia, not only for our big ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Australia defends mining tax after 'zero earnings’

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:01pm by AFP

    ... a furious mining industry campaign that saw the government’s poll ratings plunge and resulted in then-prime minister Kevin Rudd being ousted in favour of his deputy, Julia Gillard. Gillard ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Court upholds controversial Australian mining tax

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... cent. It was watered down after a furious publicity campaign by BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Fortescue, which contributed to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd being ousted by his deputy Julia Gillard in 2010 amid plunging opinion poll ratings. Rudd deposed Gillard to retake the top job in June and is now campaigning for a third term for Labor when Australians go to the polls on September 7. ...

  9. Business - Economy

    End of China boom a challenge, not a crisis: Australia

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 01:41pm by AFP

    ... transitions will occur inevitably,” said Bowen, who inherited the Treasurer role last month after Wayne Swan resigned in the wake of Julia Gillard’s ouster by new leader Kevin Rudd. “The question is: ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia at crossroads as China resources boom ends, says Rudd

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Thursday said the China resources boom was over, leaving the economy at a crossroads, as he called for a new productivity pact to boost competitiveness. In his first major policy speech since ousting Julia Gillard as leader, Rudd also urged a sharper engagement with Asia, particularly Indonesia, to help ...




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