‘Travel bubbles’ give trade and tourism grounds for hope

The global tourist industry is estimated to account for more than 10% of the world’s GDP…

Boom time for domestic tourism?

Domestic tourism: At first sight, logic would suggest that those countries who have led the race…

Australia rebuffs China over Silk Road

China is expected to suffer a rare setback in its drive to develop its $4trn One…

China blows competition away with $360bn plan for renewable energy

China  is planning to plough nearly $360bn into renewable energy generation by the end of the…

Alrosa launches Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok as Eastern Economic Forum gets under way

Alrosa, Russia’s largest diamond mining operation, launched the Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok yesterday to coincide with…

PM Turnbull calls for free trade deal between Australia and Britain

A free trade deal between Australia and Britain should be set up as soon as possible, Australian…

Rio Tinto awards Jacobs Engineering $5.3bn Oyu Tolgoi mining contract

Rio Tinto has awarded Jacobs Engineering the main contract to build the $5.3bn Oyu Tolgoi underground…

Asian budget carriers join forces to set up Value Alliance

Value Alliance: Eight of Asia’s struggling budget carriers – including Singapore Airlines Ltd.’s Scoot subsidiary and Thailand’s…

Australian LNG exports set to overtake Qatar by 2020, claims bullish PM

Australian LNG exports are set to triple by the end of the decade and overtake Qatar’s, a…

US and Australia to lead surge in LNG production, predicts new report

 The US and Australia will be the frontrunners in the the growth of gas and LNG production over the…

Oyu Tolgoi copper mine expansion still on, Rio Tinto assures investors

Rio Tinto’s Turquoise Hill Resources subsidiary has reassured investors that it expects to finalise financing for the $6.8bn …

Australians to explore for Kostanai minerals

Kostanai minerals: The Australian mining company Iluka Resources is to invest $4.4m exploring for ilmenite, rutile, zirconium and tin…

Queensland LNG plant threat to Siberia’s Asian sales

Queensland LNG plant: A new liquefied natural gas plant in Australia could threatens Siberia’s dominance as an LNG…

Russian banned food import list published

Russian banned food import list: The Russian government has published a list of EU, US, Canadian and…