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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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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

Strong NSW budget numbers good news for infrastructure spend

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

Year end is a good time to check the financial health of your business

EOFY resolutions no business should do without

Planes, trains and automobiles: it's all about infrastructure in the New South Wales budget

New South Wales Budget 2016: Strong surpluses and record investment in infrastructure