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Australia China Investment Forum

24 September 2009

8:30am - 1:30pm
Sydney

Venue:
Grand Ballroom
Hilton Hotel Sydney

Description:
Trade with China is now worth more than $76 billion each year to the Australian economy.

Notwithstanding the global financial crisis, China’s economy is still growing, and its demand for Australian resources, innovation and expertise will continue to drive the country’s economic engines.

Yet what are the implications of China’s growth and increased outbound investment on Australia's capacity to maintain its comparative advantages across key sectors?

What is the role of government in regulating and facilitating bilateral investment?

How should Australia effectively engage China and maintain its core economic relationships throughout the wider region?

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, ACBC is delighted to partner with the China Chamber of Commerce in Australia to present this event.

With support from the ANU China Institute, the Australia China Investment Forum will be a key voice in this major bilateral discussion.

Hear Key Speakers Including:

  • HE Zhang Junsai - Chinese Ambassador to Australia
  • The Hon Bob Hawke AC - Former Australian Prime Minister
  • Dr Wang Wei - Chairman, China Mergers and Acquisitions Association
  • The Hon Warwick Smith AM - Chairman, ANZ Bank NSW & ACT and Chairman of E*Trade
  • Russell Scrimshaw - Executive Director, Fortescue Metals Group
  • Han Ruixiang - General Manager, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Sydney Branch)
  • Patrick Colmer - Director, Foreign Investment Review Board
  • Kevin Hobgood-Brown - Group Executive and General Counsel, Sino Gold Mining Limited
  • Graham Fletcher - First Assistant Secretary North Asia Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Dr Richard Rigby - Executive Director, ANU China Institute
  • Paul Glasson - Chief Representative in China, Australia China Business Council
  • Xu Boyun - Deputy General Manager, Yan Coal Australia
  • Roy Chan - DLA Piper Asia

With a special welcome from His Excellency Hu Shan, Consul General of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Sydney

Facilitated by ACBC Chairman Frank Tudor and CCCA Secretary General Ma Ning.

The Australia China Investment Forum is sponsored by ANZ and DLA Philips Fox.

Cost:
$300 (ACBC Members)
$450 (Non-Members)

Includes copies of comprehensive ACBC commissioned research into bilateral trade and investment issues, light refreshments on arrival, morning tea and full luncheon.

For further information please contact:
ACBC National Secretariat
Tel: +61 2 9252 4277
Fax: +61 2 9247 0340

national [at] acbc [dot] com [dot] au
laurie [dot] pearcey [at] acbc [dot] com [dot] au
peter [dot] chong [at] acbc [dot] com [dot] au

For registrations and inclusions, please click here to download the registration form or click on the button below to register online.

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