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2015 Session 2

Is China (and NZ) Heading for a Hard Landing? Will the TPP and Australia’s China FTA Change the Competitive Environment for NZ with China? Michael Barnett (Moderator), CEO, Auckland Chamber of Commerce Huang Xiaoguang, CEO, ANZ China Mike Frith, Senior Economist, NZ Super Fund Shamubeel Eaqub, Independent Economist Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director, NZ International Business Forum Huang Xiaoguang, CEO of ANZ China, illustrated the scale …

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2015 Session 4

What’s Next in China? Hear from Two Leading China Commentators Fran O’Sullivan (Moderator) Andrew Browne, Pulitzer Prize China Columnist, Wall Street Journal David Mahon, CEO, Beijing-based Chief Executive of Mahon China Session four provided a change of pace, with an ‘on the couch’ discussion featuring two speakers with deep knowledge of the Chinese economy. Both speakers were cognisant of the challenges facing …

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2015 Session 5

Optimising Returns from China: What are the Strategies for Reaching the Right Customer Segments? What’s Changing and How is New Zealand Placed to Play? David Green (Moderator), Managing Director, Institutional New Zealand, ANZ Professor Keith Woodford, Agri-Food Systems, Lincoln University Dean Hamilton, CEO, Silver Fern Farms Chris Hopkins, CEO, Scott Technology Dean Hamilton emphasised a key demand of the rising middle class is for meat …

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2015 Session 6

The China Challenge – Digital Disruption vs. Disruption in Commerce Fran O’Sullivan (Moderator) Kestrel Lee, Executive Creative Director, George P Johnson, Greater China The focus of New Zealand businesses’ activities in China is often on commodities; Kestrel Lee offered insight on a very different level. Lee’s keynote address centred on how companies can succeed digitally within China. A number of …

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2015 Session 7

On the Couch: Heroes and War Stories Pat English (Moderator), Executive Director, New Zealand China Council Dr Xiaoying Fu, Director, Kiwa Digital Julian Beavis, CEO, FoodCap International Mark Tanner, Managing Director, China Skinny Dr Xiaoying Fu shared stories about Kiwa Digital’s products, emphasising the importance of timing in entering a market. Kiwa Digital is a pioneering digital production house, and …

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2015 Session 8

On the Couch: Innovate or Perish: Succeeding in China’s Rapidly Innovating Markets Brett O’Riley (Moderator), CEO, ATEED Andrew Hamilton, CEO, The Icehouse Tony Wei, Director, China Hub Inc. Hongbo Xu, President, Innohub Andrew Bowater, Director of Public Affairs, Huawei Hon Steven Joyce, Minister of Economic Development The Summit’s final session saw a panel across all areas of innovation, moderated by …

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Andrew Browne

Andrew Browne Senior Correspondent & Columnist, Wall Street Journal Biography Andrew Browne is a Columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He started his career in journalism in 1982 at the South China Morning Post and then moved to Reuters News Agency, where he spent 20 years running bureaus around Asia before becoming Asia Pacific News Editor. Andrew joined the Wall …

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Best on Twitter: Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

The announcement came through overnight that trade officials from New Zealand, the United States, Japan, and 9 other Pacific rim nations have agreed after years of negotiations on the largest regional trade deal in history. NZ INC. has compiled the best tweets of the web on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, so that you don’t have to.   Beef + Lamb New Zealand …

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Keith Woodford: Fonterra and China

There is no escaping that Fonterra’s path forward has to be closely linked to China. No-one else needs and has the ability to pay for New Zealand milk in the quantities that we have available to supply. Whether that means we are over-exposed is a matter of perspective. But that perspective does not alter the reality that China is the …

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