The Hon. Denis Napthine launches Victorian Super Trade Mission to China
16 October 2013
ACBC hosted an evening reception with the Victorian Premier the Hon Dr Denis Napthine MLA. The Premier officially launched the Victorian Super Trade Mission to China as well as delivering an address on Victoria’s relationship with China, emphasising ‘China’s growth is a significant driver of [Victoria’s] prosperity’ and welcoming the Government’s commitment in pursuing an Australia-China Free Trade Agreement. Since December 2010, the Victorian Trade Mission Program has delivered six trade missions to China, resulting in more than $1.8 billion in new export sales, Dr Napthine said. Distinguished guests included His Excellency Song Yumin, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne and Patron of ACBC Victoria and Mr Jason Chang, President of ACBC VIC. The Victorian Government will coordinate programmed events, site visits and business matching meetings as part of the Super Trade Mission.