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July 20, 2017

BEIJING - China will establish national-level demonstration areas for its “Made in China 2025” plan, a blueprint to upgrade the country’s manufacturing sector. The national demonstration areas will be established in cities and city clusters in the eastern, central and western regions, according to a decision made at a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – China’s Vice Premier, Wang Yang, has called on the United States to relax export barriers against China and allow the two sides to tap the huge market potential in bilateral trade, the State newsagency, Xinhua, reports.

July 19, 2017

SINGAPORE - S&P Global Ratings has assigned its 'AAA/A-1+' long- and short-term issuer credit ratings to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and says the outlook is stable.

July 19, 2017

GUJARAT – Australia’s Woolmark Company has announced the second phase of its successful "Grown In Australia, Made In India" initiative. The key campaign will continue to highlight the farm-to-fashion journey of Merino wool grown in Australia before being transformed into fashion pieces in India, championing both the woolgrowers of Australia and the handloom sector of India.


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Australia China Business Week 2017 Melbourne, Sydney

September 20, 2017 to October 12, 2017

Dates for the 2017 Australia-China Business Week events have been changed. The Sydney event will be held from September 20-21 at the SMC Conference Centre, and the Melbourne event at the Crown Conference Centre from October 11-12.
ACBW 2017 will offer essential and timely insight into trends shaping the world’s second-largest economy, the opportunities that they provide for Australian companies, the changing relationship between Australia and China, and the implications for businesses operating between the two countries.

Australia-Taiwan business relations and opportunities – Newcastle/Hunter

September 14, 2017 to September 16, 2017

Senior leaders of Taiwan Power Corporation (Taipower), China Steel (CSC), Chinese Petroleum (CPC) and Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) will join leading educationalists and representatives of Taiwan’s research community and high-tech industries at the 31st annual joint meeting of the ROC-Australia Business Council and the Australia-Taiwan Business Council (ATBC) at the Crowne Plaza Newcastle from September 14-17.