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Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate

J LIU, T-K Chan, H Hu, X Lu (ed.), Z Zhang (ed.), W Lu (ed.), Y Peng (ed.)

Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate | Springer Singapore | Published : 2021

Abstract

Along with the development of international trade and the increasing benefits of global sourcing, the Australian construction industry has started sourcing more products overseas, especially from China. The potential of sourcing from China has been recognised since the middle 1980s and trade between China and Australia has increased significantly. This study aims to examine the trade in building products between China and Australia. The objectives are to identify the specific products that are imported from China for use in the residential building sector in Australia. Building products such as steel, windows, tiles, joinery and sanitary wares are often procured in large quantities from Chin..

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