November update from the Australian Embassy in China

What’s on our minds? Encouraging signs have emerged that China’s power supply may literally be digging itself out of the hole it was in. The government recently confirmed daily coal output had exceeded its target of 12 million tons and stockpiles at generators had surpassed 120 million tons (or around three weeks’ supply). While power …

Australia to welcome all fully vaccinated students from 1 December

23 November 2021 Study Australia.  Click here to view article from at its original source. From 1 December 2021, all fully vaccinated student visa holders will be able to come to Australia without needing to apply for a travel exemption. This also means that, from 1 December, students who have been in Australia patiently waiting …

Chasing Carbon Neutrality

22 November 2021 Chasing Carbon Neutrality was first published in CKGSB Knowledge. Click here to view article from its original source. China plans to peak carbon emissions in 2030 and be fully carbon neutral by 2060. How will this impact on economic activity? By Liu Jing, Professor of Accounting and Finance, CKGSB, and Duan Lei, …

A checklist for travel between Australia and China

19 November 2021:  On 1 October 2021, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia will reopen its international border from November, giving long-awaited freedoms to vaccinated citizens and their relatives. AustCham China presents a user-friendly checklist for travel between Australia and China for citizens and permanent resident holders. STEP 1: How to return home If you’re …

2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  The AustCham China 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been set by the Board for Friday the 10th of December. The meeting will begin at 5pm sharp and we will be in contact with regard to the venue at the earliest possible moment. Please note that COVID-19 restrictions may require the meeting to be …

Recap|Graduation Celebration in Guangzhou

  On Saturday 6th November, more than 300 students, accompanied by their family and friends celebrated their graduation from Australian universities at a special celebration held at the Four Seasons Hotel.  The celebration was organised by AustCham China, supported by the Australian Consulate General Guangzhou, and proudly sponsored by Investment NSW.  The occasion provided Chinese …

Australia to become an original party to world’s largest free trade agreement

  Australia has joined New Zealand to ratify the world’s biggest free trade deal among southeast Asian nations and their major trading partners. The deal is the world’s largest trade pact, representing about 30 percent of the global population and gross domestic product. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Dan Tehan MP, together …