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  • Oct 21, 2014
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Australia Country Report

Sky Software brings breakthrough education software to Asia-Pacific

The advent of cloud computing has ushered in a stream of businesses that harness the global virtual network. In the area of education, pioneering technology firm Sky Software has led the pack in providing smart, cloud-based solutions to the tertiary and private education markets across Asia-Pacific.

Monday, 10 March, 2014, 10:42am

Aberdeen Asset Management maximises nation's opportunities

Australia offers an attractive proposition for Asian investors. With its highly rated banking system, highly skilled workforce, strong fiscal position and effective regulatory framework, Australia has enjoyed 22 consecutive years of uninterrupted economic growth - an achievement unequalled by any other developed economy.

10 Mar 2014 - 10:39am

Southern Cross Computer Systems outsmarts technology speed

Technology can only be an effective tool to advance businesses if people and processes are well-aligned in maximising its usage. In an industry where innovation rapidly evolves, Southern Cross Computer Systems has stayed ahead of the trends through flexibility, agility and an openness to new ideas. By pushing the boundaries of technology, the Victoria-based company has remained on top after 32 successful years.

10 Mar 2014 - 10:34am

AH Beard continues to unlock regional potential

Asia's appetite for luxury consumer goods holds vast potential for premium brands looking to make their mark in the region. As one of Australia's top three bedding brands, AH Beard sees opportunities to build on the successes it has already achieved in the first few months of its Asian expansion.

10 Mar 2014 - 9:46am

BJ Ball boosts customers' business through innovation

As paper and printing markets continue to evolve, innovation enables BJ Ball Group to find ways to boost its customers' business. This commitment to innovation has allowed BJ Ball to grow since its establishment in 1918 into an industry giant in the distribution of paper and related products and services.

10 Mar 2014 - 9:27am

Emphasis on sustainability makes projects more marketable

Operational cost savings can be considered, measured and analysed as part of a life-cycle and whole-of-life review of property development and infrastructure projects. This helps reduce the environmental impact of modernisation and overall life-cycle costs.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:57pm

Varley drives development with advanced technology solutions

With the increasing green energy awareness in Asia and Australasia, Varley Group rises to the market challenge with custom-built designs and cutting-edge technology.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:54pm

Hong Kong partnerships crucial to entering mainland market

With many decades of healthy trading relations, Australia has long recognised Hong Kong's importance as a trade and financial hub in the region. Boasting a services-oriented economy and rules-based business governance, Hong Kong acts as a strategic entry point into the mainland, especially into the dynamic economies along the Pearl River Delta.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:53pm

Buderim spreads roots for ginger products in Asia

Known for its zingy flavour with a hint of sweetness, Australian ginger is a fresh variety to Asian consumers, who use homegrown ginger for everything from fresh cooking to medicinal brews and warming teas.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:51pm 1 comment

Carnarvon fuels growth through innovation, strategic partnerships

With a strategy anchored in innovative thinking and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, junior resource company Carnarvon Petroleum navigates through the changing market trends in the upstream oil and gas industry. In operation since the 1980s, Perth-based Carnarvon retains producing oil and gas interests in Thailand and holds highly prospective offshore exploration interests in the North West Shelf (NWS), off the coast of Western Australia.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:48pm

ASF Group creates value in growing Sino-Australian synergy

Australia has remained one of the most important ultimate destinations for Chinese outbound investment since 2006. In addition to being situated in the same region, Australia's attractiveness as an investment destination lies with its established political climate, open and transparent markets, and abundant natural resources. Notably, Chinese direct investment into Australia surged 21 per cent to US$11 billion in 2012, demonstrating China's growing role in Australia's economy, which continues to be sustained by net foreign capital inflows.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:48pm