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Gavan Ord

Gavan Ord is CPA Australia’s business policy adviser and manager of business and investment policy. Gavan has responsibility for the development of policy, research and advocacy on issues related to business and the economy, including small- to medium-sized enterprises, taxation, financial planning, retirement savings and regulation.

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Articles by this contributor

While small business innovation is still strong in Asia, small businesses in Hong Kong are under pressure from global trade tensions and soaring rents.

Global trade tensions hit business confidence: CPA Australia Small Business Survey

Those surveyed believe the main challenge for China’s economy is rising global economic uncertainty.

China business cautiously optimistic

The Malaysian Government is forecasting that the budget deficit will grow to RM53.3 billion in 2018 from RM40.3 billion in 2017.

Malaysian budget highlights: 3 key areas of focus

Cash splash ahead as NSW government announces $3.9m surplus

Hong Kong’s public finances are forecast to remain one of the healthiest, if not the healthiest in the world.

Hong Kong budget 2018: strong surplus and a focus on innovation

Hong Kong’s public finances are forecast to remain one of the healthiest in the world

Hong Kong Budget 2017 – strong surplus and a commitment to tax reform

Foreign affairs just got more complicated

Post-Panama tax landscape

Innovating businesses are more likely to be growing businesses

6 key drivers of small business growth in the Asia-Pacific

SBR is the new kid in town

SBR: The new way to send data to the ATO

A new partnership

Why the ATO's new partnership with the tax profession is a welcome development