Laurie Smith is Austrade’s Regional Director for North East Asia, based in Shanghai. His territorial responsibilities cover China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea and Vietnam. He is one of Austrade’s most senior officers. Prior to joining Austrade several years ago he had wide senior private sector experience in Asia. His career details are attached.
The topic of Laurie’s presentation will be developments in China in relation to and comparison with other North East Asian markets.