Asia Desk

What does Australia need to do to stay ahead?

As we look towards the future, it is broadly agreed that Australia cannot continue to rely on luck and location alone. The most recent economic survey by Credit Suisse placed Australian’s as the second wealthiest people on the planet, closely behind Denmark.

To maintain this standard of living, the Australian government is acutely aware that we need to do something different going forward. The rhetoric from industry and government has for some time stated, “we can’t just keep digging it up and selling it, if we want to maintain our standard of living.”

Five Facts About Doing Business in Asia

Much hype has surrounded the Asian economic growth since it all began in the 1960s with a series of strong economic expansions known as the “Asian Miracle”. Many now predict that the 21st century will be remembered as the “Asian Century”. 

Undeniably, Asia presents enormous business and investment opportunities and much has been talked about 'doing business in Asia’ to best realise the opportunities coming out of this region. 

Inaugural Moore Stephens Asia Pacific Tax Conference in Tokyo to focus on transfer pricing, corporate and ex-patriate tax issues

The rapid rise of Asia, led by economic powerhouses China and India, has been well documented in recent years.

The economic outlook for the Asia Pacific region remains robust – “the strongest in the world, in fact’’ - according to the latest International Monetary Fund report, which predicts steady 5.4% regional growth this year.