Les CCI de Wallonie vous invitent à venir écouter S.E Ambassadeur d’Australie auprès de la Belgique, de l’UE et du Grand Duché, M. Justin BROWN le lundi 18 février 2019 à Nivelles de 13h00 à 15h15. La conférence se déroulera en anglais.
In the framework of the launching of the negotiations for an AUSTRALIA-EUROPEAN UNION free trade agreement (FTA), the Chambers of Commerce of Wallonia invite you to an info-session presented by H.E. Ambassador of Australia to Belgium & the European Union.
Australia and the European Union (EU) launched negotiations for a free trade agreement on 18 June 2018. As a bloc, the EU is Australia’s second largest trading partner, third largest export destination, and second largest services market. The EU was Australia’s largest source of foreign investment in 2017.
13:15 Welcoming words by M. Philippe Suinen, Chairman of CCI Wallonia
13:30 Australia and the European Union: towards a comprehensive and ambitious free trade agreement,by H.E. M. Justin Brown, Ambassador of Australia to Belgium, Luxembourg & the EU. His presentation will include an overview of Australia’s economy and trade profile; Australia’s bilateral trade with the EU and with Belgium; benefits of an Australia-EU FTA ;objectives for the negotiations; and the current status of the negotiations.
14:00 Why Australia ? Why Belgian and European businesses should consider Australia as an interesting trade and investment partner, as well as commercial opportunities in key sectors, by Ms Jennifer Mackinlay, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner at Austrade. (Austrade is Australia’s trade and investment promotion authority ; the office in Paris covers France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Monaco).
14:30 Presentation of the new Import&Export Club South East Asia (Asean countries) + Australia, Japan and South Korea.
14:45 Question time
15:15 End of the meeting
PUBLIC / TARGET AUDIENCE
CEO’s + Export & Sales & Purchase Managers.
En collaboration et avec le soutien de la CCIBW. Infos et inscriptions sur http://www.ccibw.be/evenement/focus-australie-s-e-lambassadeur-justin-brown.