National Briefing with China’s Ambassador to Australia, HE Cheng Jingye

14 Apr 2021

The next in ACBC’s series of National Briefings features His Excellency, Ambassador Cheng Jingye, China’s Ambassador to Australia.

At a time when Australia-China relations remain strained, the need for diplomatic engagement has never been more important. Join us as for the Ambassador’s exclusive business briefing for ACBC. He will address the current state of Australia-China relations and the outlook for trade and investment between Australia and China.

Following Ambassador Cheng’s address, there will be a moderated Q & A from pre-submitted audience questions. If you would like to pose a question to the Ambassador, please email your questions to james.scullin@acbc.com.au by April the 26th.

His Excellency Cheng Jingye 

1985-1990 Attaché and Third Secretary, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)

1990-1993 Third Secretary and Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations

1993-2000 Second Secretary, Deputy Division Director, Division Director and Counselor, Department of International Organizations and Conferences, MFA

2000-2003 Deputy Director-General, Department of Arms Control, MFA

2003-2005 Minister Counselor, Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations

2005-2007 Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other International Organizations in Switzerland, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Disarmament Affairs

2007-2011 Director-General, Department of Arms Control, MFA

2011-2016 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna

2016- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of Australia