Doing Business in China: Intensive

Course Overview

China is Australia's largest trading partner, buying almost a third of all Australian exports. With a population of 1.4 billion people and rapidly rising middle class, the demand for Australian goods and services has never been higher. China presents enormous opportunities for Australian businesses, so find out what it can do for yours.

Whether you’re a seasoned exporter or are exploring export opportunities for the first time, understanding the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement and the rules you need to comply with is integral to your success.

This workshop will give you in-depth knowledge of ChAFTA and allow you to develop effective strategies to expand your market reach in the world’s largest consumer market.

Duration: One day

Learning outcomes: In this workshop you will learn:

  • The key market trends and opportunities in China
  • The key benefits of ChAFTA
  • The step-by-step guide on how to take advantage of preferential tariff treatment
    • How to get your tariff classifications right
    • Understand how your goods will be treated under ChAFTA
    • Determine whether your goods meet rules of origin requirements
    • Create documentation that will give your business preferential treatment
  • How to use advance rulings to obtain formal advice on how customs authorities will apply certain laws to goods at importation.
  • The importance of rules of origins
  • Incoterms 2010 – the foundational acronyms used in international trade
  • Other non-tariff barriers including phytosanitary, intellectual property and associated risks
  • Checklists of export documentation and record-keeping to meet China inspection and quarantine requirements.
  • Market entry options including e-commerce strategy.

This workshop is part of a series of workshops delivered under the Victorian Chamber FTA Export Pathway Program, which helps businesses take advantage of the opportunities available under Australia’s free trade agreements with China, Japan, and South Korea.

Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 - 09:00 to 16:00
Mercure Geelong

Further Information

Victorian Chamber of Commerce
James Gulli
5227 7990