Rowe Partners are committed to the advancement of our local Port Augusta economy, to the future prosperity of our town & business community.
As a leading business accounting & financial services firm in the region, Rowe Partners aims to support programs & events that promote excellence, innovation & continuous improvement of all local businesses. As such, we've agreed to become the Platinum Sponsors for the Port Augusta Outstanding Business Awards 2016/17.
After many years providing Rowe Partners staff & clients with great support, a talented member of our admin team has decided it’s time to see more of the world. We’re wishing her bon voyage in 4 weeks’ time & are seeking to replace her asap with someone just as talented but who will quickly take ownership of the role.
About the person
The Chinese consumer is quite complex even for global players like eBay (Ruff.N 2015) who’s own attempt to establish itself in China back in 2004 became an exemplar in business circles of what not to do.
When doing business domestically, we already have the advantage of having access to a vast array of quality marketing and commercial research at our disposal and strong local market intelligence. We’ve grown up within the Australian economy and we are ourselves, consumers. We know what other Australian consumers want and with the assistance of our accountant, our lawyers, our bank manager and our marketing consultants, we can usually be successful in business just by utilising this local knowledge, using our own creativity, elbow grease and brain power without having to be too sophisticated in our research and planning
So how is South Australia doing with its China strategy?
South Australia has been nurturing its relationship with China through the government’s sister city program with Shandong, China’s third largest for around 30 years now. However, despite this effort and it’s ramped up approach since 2012 through the South Australia – China Investment Strategy, our State continues to lag behind most of the others.