Thursday, April 24th, 2014

A free public briefing hosted by the University of Adelaide’s Confucius Institute will see two international trade experts provide a detailed analysis of the Australia-China free trade agreement negotiations.  
 
Negotiations surrounding a free trade agreement with China, Australia’s largest trade partner, have been ongoing since 2005 and, since taking office, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has set out to expedite the process and sign the agreement by the end of 2014. 
 
David Morfesi (Executive Director, Institute of International Trade, the University of Adelaide) and Associate Professor Xin Li (Beijing Normal University) and will speak on the long-standing free trade agreement negotiations, the outcomes of the Prime Minister’s pivotal trip to China in April and the potential benefits to Australia’s economy if the agreement is secured.
 
What:               Confucius Institute China Briefing: Australia-China Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
 
Where:             Theatrette, 55 Currie Street, Adelaide 
 
When:              Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 5.30pm registration, 6.00-7.30pm  
 
Cost:                Free – but registration is essential: http://www.confucius.adelaide.edu.au/community/china-briefing/register/  
 

Media Contacts:

David Morfesi
Executive Director
Institute of International Trade

The University of Adelaide

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