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Opportunities for Australian Super Funds in China Forum

07 May 2009

Melbourne Town Hall Supper Room Swanston St, Melbourne

Opening Address:
David Sarkin, Partner, Holding Redlich
Chair:
Toni Feddersen, Executive Director, Australia China Business Council (Victoria)
Speakers:
Counsellor Wang Yongpu, Consul and Head of the Economic & Commercial Office of the Chinese Consulate (Vic)
Counsellor Wang Yongpu heads the Economic & Commercial Office of the Chinese Consulate in Melbourne, a special division of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce which is responsible for administering China’s foreign trade, economic cooperation and foreign investment. Counsellor Wang will speak about:
• China’s current economic climate
• Chinese Government’s initiatives to attract foreign investments
 
Peter Osborne, National Manager Investment, Austrade
Peter Osborne is currently responsible for the delivery of the Australian Government’s inward foreign direct investment attraction activities. Peter was Australia’s most senior trade official in China, as Senior Trade Commissioner and Minister (Commercial) and Austrade’s Country Manager for China between January 2007 and February 2008. Peter will speak about:
• Provincial happenings in China
• Expelling common myths about China
• Potential pitfalls and challenges
 
Jason Chang, Partner, KPMG
Jason Chang heads KPMG’s China Business Practice and is also KPMG’s Partner in charge of Asia Markets. KPMG was the first international accounting firm to establish a presence in China and now has a total of 12 offices in China. Jason will speak about:
• Introduction of the China REIT
• Key opportunities for foreign investors
• Tax and common structures