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November 14, 2017

JAKARTA – South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-in, and Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, have agreed to elevate bi-lateral relations between the two countries to a special strategic partnership, citing their “common aspiration to maintain peace, stability and prosperity across Asia.”

November 13, 2017

MANILA - Economic Ministers from ASEAN Member States and the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong, China (HKC) yesterday signed the ASEAN – HKC Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the ASEAN – HKC Investment Agreement (AHKIA) on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Pasay City, the Philippines. Negotiations had begun in July 2014.

November 13, 2017

DA NANG - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday stressed importance of what he called win-win co-operation and called for properly managing differences while handling bilateral ties during meetings with world leaders on the sidelines of the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting.

November 10, 2017

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping has pledged to import more U.S. agricultural produce and energy products and to deepen trade co-operation during a meeting in Beijing with visiting U.S. President Donald Trump. Both Presidents attended a dialogue with business leaders from their respective countries, where they were present for the signing of trade deals worth US$253.5 billion, a record figure in the trade history of the two countries.


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Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference – Hong Kong – November 23-24, 2017

November 23, 2017 to November 24, 2017

HONG KONG - The seventh ALMC the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre will spotlight three key topics - the Belt and Road Initiative, e-Commerce and smart logistics. About 70 speakers from the logistics and maritime sectors will share their industry vision.

ALMC is expected to attract 2,000 visitors from 20 countries and regions. This year’s exhibition has been scaled up, with more than 120 exhibitors showcasing supply chain management, logistics, maritime and related services. www.almc.hk

Pathway to China Forum – Australia-China Business Week, Sydney – November 21-22, 2017

November 21, 2017 to November 22, 2017

A one-day Pathway to China Forum at ABCW Sydney will focus on important topics for Australian businesses engaged or about to enter the China market:

What it really takes to break into the Chinese market;
Opportunities in China's small cities;
Demystifying the Chinese customer's buying triggers; and
IP & Brand potential strategies for China.

For full details of ACBW Sydney, visit http://www.acbwchina.com.au

Sri Lanka Festival 2017 – Tumbalong Park, Sydney – November 25-26, 2017

November 25, 2017 to November 26, 2017

The best of Sri Lanka will be on show at a two-day Festival in Tumbalong Park, Sydney, on November 25 and 26. The Festival will promote Sri Lankan travel, tourism and culture, along with Sri Lankan food, tea, handicrafts, batik, gems and jewellery. Events will run from 10.am until 5.pm daily, and entry is free. For further information, call (61 2) 9221-1667 e-mail slcgsyd-trade@bigpond.com