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Canberra/Queanbeyan - ChAFTA Training Program

02 May 2017

Canberra Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon ACT 2612


The Australia China Business Council is pleased to invite you to our ChAFTA Training Program Canberra/Queanbeyan.  
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has now entered into force, providing Australian businesses with unprecedented access to the China market. Made possible by a generous grant from The Australian Government, the Australia China Business Council (ACBC), in collaboration with the Export Council of Australia (ECA), are going to all corners of Australia to provide regional Australian businesses with the technical, step-by-step curriculum-led training to help exporters navigate the nuances of the China market.

If you are either looking to expand your business in China or need support in taking the first steps in exporting to Australia’s largest trading partner, this workshop is for you.
The ChAFTA Training Program will open with a morning workshop hosted by the Export Council of Australia, focusing on the technical aspects of ChAFTA such as:
  • the role of FTAs and their benefit to Australian companies;
  • the role of FTAs in targeting new markets and opportunities;
  • the practicalities of classifying products and Certificate of Origin requirements; and
  • a check-list of items to consider before entering China
ACBC will lead the second session that will focus on the practical side of doing business with China, such as:
  • the latest business trends and China market analysis;
  • invaluable Case Study experience of doing business with China;
  • targeted industry specific advice; and
  • the cultural nuances of doing business with China.
This program will include morning tea and lunch, and will provide opportunities for Q&A and networking.    
Speakers at our Canberra/Queanbeyan workshop include:
  • Natalie Cope – Australia China Business Council (ACBC)
  • Collins Rex – Export Council of Australia (ECA) – The peak industry body for Australia’s export community.
  • Peter Verry – Peloris Global Sourcing – The leading authority in cross border supply chain and expedited clearance services for fresh and premium Australian and New Zealand goods throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Charith Amarasinghe

      - Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) – Australia’s export credit agency, providing financial solutions for exporters to support their growth.
Event Details:

Date:           Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Time:          9.45am for 10.00am start. Session concludes at 3:30pm

Venue:        Canberra Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon ACT 2612 

Cost:           $50* 

Focus:         Agribusiness and Goods Exporting

RSVP:         https://canberrachafta.eventbrite.com.au

Preview:     www.acbc.com.au/chafta

Enquiries:   chris.lethbridge@acbc.com.au

*ticket prices reflect the subsidy provided by the Australian Government through the Free Trade Agreement Training Provider Grant Program that has reduced ticket costs by 50% for each attendee. The full value of the training is $120.

This Activity received funding from the Australian Government as part of the Free Trade Agreement Training Provider Grant Program.