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WA-ASIAN Business Awards 2022 – the FIRST in Australia showcasing Asian entrepreneurs.

Updated: Oct 18, 2021

by Dr Renée Ralph, Co-Founder, The Brilliant Foundation

Photo : Dr Sandy Chong, Co-Chair with Mr Simon Wu, Founder and Chair of WA-Asian Business Awards 2022

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA (WA) – Last evening, WA-Asian Business Awards 2022 was launched by Mr Simon Wu, Founder and Chair with Dr Sandy Chong, Co-Chair at WA Business News VIP Press Conference, St George’s Terrace.

WA Business News is the official and exclusive media partner to cover the inaugural WA-Asian Business Awards.

This is the first Asian Business Award of its kind in Australia and it hopes to reveal and celebrate the Asian migrant and expatriate enterprising community that has contributed to the Australian economy.

Photo : Mr Garry Liewellyn, Relationship Manager of WA Business News

Mr Garry Liewellyn, Relationship Manager of WA Business News stated that for the past 30 years, WA Business News has been a trusted source of news and commerce information in Western Australia and is extremely supportive of this pioneer WA-Asian Business Awards.

Photo : Mr BJ Zhuang, an iconic and respected individual within the resources industry - known for his bilateral relations involvement between Western Australia, Australia and China.

Mr BJ Zhuang (BJ) a retiree formerly worked with the Western Australian government for almost 25 years and his last role was with Fortescue Metals Group as General Manager, Trading Shanghai for 8 years.

BJ has been the linchpin in Australia-China relations within the resources industry in Western Australia, building a credible reputation in seamlessly bringing the two business worlds together.
BJ stated that the WA-Asian Business Awards 2022 is a commendable and vital initiative as Western Australian’s economy is very much dependable on international trade - in particular with the growing trade with Asia.

China accounted for 54% of Western Australia's goods exports in 2019-20.

Western Australia accounted for 65% of Australia's goods exports to China in 2019-20.