Dezan Shira & Associates and Australia: A 25 Year, AUD$260 Million Partnership

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Dezan Shira & Associates 25 anniversary---DSA & AustraliaThis year, our firm Dezan Shira & Associates turns 25 years old in Asia. We retain extremely strong ties to Australia, having assisted hundreds of Australia-based businesses establish and operate profitable operations throughout the region. We are members of numerous Australian-focused organizations throughout Asia and have long lasting relationships with other Australian institutional entities operating in the region. These include the different chapters of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China, who we have cooperated with over the years to support Australian investment all over China, as well as Australian investment agencies such as Austrade.

Over the past 25 years, we have serviced over 300 Australia-based companies in China alone. Collectively, we have facilitated approximately AUD$260 million of Australian investment into China, making Dezan Shira & Associates a highly trusted, and valuable partner for Australian businesses in Asia.

Dezan Shira & Associates 25 anniversary---DSA & Australian 260 million

Our Australian Clients 

Typical Australian clients for Dezan Shira & Associates are smaller listed companies, subsidiaries of listed companies, and small- to medium-sized privately owned companies. Many of which are world class and well-known brands, while others are more modest, producing innovative solutions.

The vast majority have found considerable success in China, adding value to their shareholders, generating additional employment opportunities in both Asia and Australia, providing increased taxable profits for the Australian government once Asia-generated profits have been consolidated into Australian head office balance sheets.


Australian Expertise in Asia 

Dezan Shira monitors, analyzes and keeps track of the many Australian trade and investment policies provided by the Australian Government to assist local businesses succeed in selling products and services in Asia. Understanding the details of double tax treaties and applicable grants and incentives on offer in Australia and Asia can give a firm the edge when competing.

The following are typical China focused services that Dezan Shira & Associates provide clients from Australia. We provide similar services elsewhere in Asia:


Business Briefings 

Our firm writes, produces, and publishes Asia Briefing, including its well-known China Briefing, ASEAN Briefing, India Briefing, Vietnam Briefing, Indonesia Briefing, and Russia Briefing titles, and its new Silk Road Briefing title.

These titles have long provided educational support to students in Australia studying for international business masters, as well as providing a “how to” template for thousands of Australian businesspeople in Oceania and Asia. This commitment to providing a free, educational intelligence service has cemented our reputation as one of the most knowledgeable practices in Asia, in addition to helping launch the Asia-focused careers of many Australian graduates into Asian businesses.

Our expertise in doing business in Australia and Asia helps our clients succeed, and keep Australian businesses ahead of the game in Asia.


Dezan Shira & Associates 25 anniversary Australian BrochureDezan Shira & Australia (Complimentary Brochure)

To learn how Dezan Shira & Associates can assist Australian companies in China and Asia, please visit our website service page or email us at For further business assistance in Asia, please send your request here.

Further, to learn more about doing business in Asia, please refer to our Knowledge Sharing Platform.

For access to our Dezan Shira 2017 Guide to China as well as other resources on doing business in Asia, please visit the Asia Briefing Publications Store.