Australia Week in China (11 – 15 April 2016)
Australia Week in China will again be held during the week of 11 – 15 April, 2016 and will be led by Australia’s Minister for Trade and Investment. The week will comprise of eight sector-specific programs, designed to highlight many of the bilateral trade opportunities between Australia and China in numerous cities, throughout China including Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou before all delegates coming together in Shanghai.
China Trade Services will be attending the “Premium Food & Beverage and Consumer” program of AWIC 2016, which will provide delegates the opportunity to engage with Chinese regulators, e-commerce companies, distributors and retailers. The program covers China’s regulatory environment, market and trends in brand differentiation and an integrated cross-border e-commerce component that will provide insight and business opportunities for both merchandise suppliers and online retail technology companies.
- In Beijing, delegates will gain practical insights into China’s fast-moving regulatory environment for traditional and online channels. There will be networking opportunities with regulators, e-commerce companies, distributors and retailers and a visit to JD.com’s Beijing distribution centre.
- In Hangzhou – China’s e-commerce capital – delegates will visit a cross-border logistics centre to witness duty-free clearance and dispatch of Australian products. There will be networking opportunities with senior management of e-commerce giants Alibaba and NetEase Kaola.
Australia China Expo (1 – 2 June 2016)
China Trade Services will be attending the inaugural Australia China Expo 2016 being held in Sydney on 1-2 June this year. The exhibition will showcase the exciting opportunities for Australian and Chinese businesses wishing to explore the bilateral trade opportunities between Australia and China. The Expo will also showcase a series of feature zones including: China Trade Services, Business Services, Online and e-Commerce Services, Education, Property and Investment opportunities for both Australian and Chinese companies.
Be sure not too miss this exciting event – feel free to drop by and say hello our stand is number 107.
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) entered into force on 20 December 2015.
It lays an historic foundation for the next phase of Australia’s economic relationship with China. The agreement unlocks significant opportunities for Australia in China which is Australia’s largest export market for both goods and services, accounting for nearly a third of total exports, and a growing source of foreign investment.
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