Date: Thursday 27 October
Time: 10:30am for 10:45am start Session ends at 4:00pm
Venue: Cairns Institute Room, Building D3, McGregor Rd, Smithfield.
Date: Friday 28 October
Time: 9:15am for 9.30am start. Session ends at 3.00pm
Venue: Room 130 Education Central, Building 134, James Cook University, 1 James Cook Drive, Douglas
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) entered into force on 20 December 2015, 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, in collaboration with the Export Council of Australia (ECA), are taking to all corners of Australia to provide Australian SMEs with the expertise and practical knowledge for how firms can access the tariff reductions and wider benefits under the landmark agreement.
The ChaFTA Training Program will open with a morning workshop hosted by the Export Council of Australia, focussing on the technical aspects of ChAFTA such as:
ACBC will lead the second session that will focus on the practical side of doing business with China, such as:
This program will include morning tea and lunch, and will provide opportunities for Q&A and networking.
Speakers at the Cairns and Townsville workshops include:
Prof Sandra Harding Vice Chancellor and President of James Cook University Educated at the Australian National University, The University of Queensland and North Carolina State University (USA), Prof Harding has extensive academic and academic leadership experience. She also has a keen interest in the global Tropics, northern Australia and economic development. She has been appointed to a range of committees and local, national and international Boards and Councils.
Speakers and Panellists