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Australia Expedites Decision To Lift COVID-19 Restrictions

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian government announced Friday that it will meet a week before the scheduled date to decide to ease restrictions on social distancing as the number of new coronavirus infections decreases and pressure increases to businesses and schools are reopening. FILE PHOTO: People with varying degrees of social distancing line up to ….  Read More

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New South Wales government abandons redevelopment of Olympic stadium as restrictions on Covid-19 should be relaxed News from Australia

The New South Wales government will abandon its $ 810 million redevelopment of the old Sydney Olympic stadium while the state grapples with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian will announce on Sunday that the state government will abandon the redevelopment of the stadium, a key but controversial piece of ….  Read More

Australia 'wins' against coronavirus, finance minister says

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Australia ‘wins’ against coronavirus, finance minister says

As authorities seek to ease restrictions to contain the coronavirus and reopen economies, the Australian finance minister said the country was already on the road to victory over the disease. “If you look at what’s going on in Australia today, I mean, we are winning the battle against the virus,” Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann ….  Read More

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Tikehau Capital Appoints Neil Parekh Responsible for Asia, Australia and New Zealand

2020-04-29 10:29:00 Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, today announced the appointment of Neil Parekh as Head of Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In his new role, Mr. Parekh, who will be based in Singapore, will be responsible for accelerating the development of Tikehau Capital’s activity in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ….  Read More

What African countries have to learn from Australia (Niels Wage, CEO of Danakali)

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What African countries have to learn from Australia (Niels Wage, CEO of Danakali)

(Ecofin Hebdo) – Australia is rarely mentioned when it comes to citing development models from which Africa could draw inspiration. It is nonetheless the 12th largest economy in the world. The “continent-country” is one of the rare nations to have overcome the curse of raw materials by boosting its economy thanks to the enormous riches ….  Read More

Australia: resumption of activities clouded by a Chinese sanction

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Australia: resumption of activities clouded by a Chinese sanction

Many pubs reopen in Australia, a powerful symbol of the end of two months of confinement. But the economic recovery is likely to suffer from some failures. China stops imports of Australian beef and barley. Canberra had requested an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus in this country. “It’s a real gift, it’s great, ….  Read More

Australia faces trade reprisals from Beijing

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Australia faces trade reprisals from Beijing

Last week, China decided to impose 80.5% tariffs on Australian barley. And the list could go on and on. By Grégory Plesse Beijing’s decision to impose punitive tariffs on Australian barley deprives the country’s grain producers of this most important market. 253201178 / chris – stock.adobe.com A fortnight ago, a Chinese columnist compared Australia to ….  Read More