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John Garnaut is Fairfax Media's Asia Pacific editor. Most recently he was China correspondent. John graduated in law and arts from Monash University and worked for three years as a commercial lawyer at Melbourne firm Hall & Wilcox before joining the Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet in 2002. He became the Economics Correspondent in the Canberra press gallery and in 2007 was posted to Beijing.
John Garnaut Chinese officials have warned that Hong Kong's "autonomy" is still a privilege.
John Garnaut, Beijing Some of Australia's most influential business leaders were feted in China by an intelligence platform of the People's Liberation Army, a Fairfax investigation has revealed.
John Garnaut China is drawing up a blueprint for sweeping reforms aimed at averting an economic crisis.
John Garnaut Time for fund managers to 'let go of the side of the pool' and invest in China, Bill Shorten says.
John Garnaut It’s time for Australian fund managers to “let go of the side of the pool” and invest in China, says the Minister for Financial Services, Bill Shorten.
John Garnaut A Reserve Bank-style council will protect retirement savings from meddling politicians, says the Minister for Financial Services, Bill Shorten.
John Garnaut A new Reserve Bank-style council will protect retirement savings from meddling politicians, says the Minister for Financial Services, Bill Shorten.
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie, John Garnaut As soon as the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games ended, some of BHP Billiton's top executives began looking eight years ahead to Beijing.
John Garnaut Outgoing Premier urged his successors to accelerate the restructuring of China's growth.
John Garnaut China's decade-long boom in coal-driven heavy industry is about to end as the leadership shifts priorities towards energy conservation, say officials and policy advisers.
John Garnaut EXCLUSIVE China’s decade-long boom in coal-driven heavy industry is about to end as the leadership shifts priorities towards energy conservation.
John Garnaut The Chinese Communist Party with its vast resources has once again defied the doomsayers.
Gareth Hutchens and John Garnaut China's growth accelerates, confirming the ongoing recovery of Australia's most important trading partner.
John Garnaut Growth in the Chinese economy has slowed to its lowest rate since early 2009, with GDP growth coming in at 7.4 per cent in the September quarter.
John Garnaut The Chinese economy has slowed to its lowest growth rate since early 2009, with GDP growth printing at 7.4 per cent in the September quarter.
John Garnaut Tumbling commodity prices have delivered Australia its largest trade deficit since 2008.
Michelle Grattan and John Garnaut Sovereign wealth fund in negotiations with Australia's largest dairying operation.
John Garnaut, Beijing Rio Tinto chief executive Tom Albanese has dampened hopes of any fast rebound in the Chinese economy, following meetings with pessimistic Chinese business and economic policy leaders.
John Garnaut and Sanghee Liu
John Garnaut and Sanghee Liu Even as piles of iron ore gather rust at China's ports, the boom looks likely to pick up again, write John Garnaut in Beijing and Sanghee Liu in Tangshan.
John Garnaut, Sanghee Liu Even as piles of iron ore gather rust at China's ports, the boom looks likely to pick up again.