Australia’s niche champions – Cochlear, the product that does good

In today’s @AuManufacturing Australia’s niche champions series, Peter Roberts looks back at our most famous, and successful, niche player – hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear. If you asked any Australian to name one of the country’s global niche champions, chances are they would mention bionic ear manufacturer, Cochlear. I followed Cochlear as a reporter from its earliest…

China launches anti-dumping action against Australia

In a turnaround for anti-dumping actions, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine exports into China. The news came in an announcement from one of the country’s largest winemakers, Treasury Wine Estates, which told investors it would co-operate with any requests it received from Chinese or Australian authorities. TWE…