China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA)

ChAFTA delivers benefits to Australia, enhancing our competitive position in the Chinese market, boosting economic growth and jobs.

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The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) entered into force on 20 December 2015. The agreement enhances Australia’s competitive position in the Chinese market.

Doing business with China

Before entering the China business market, there are a number of factors to take into account. This includes culture, politics and business etiquette. Austrade can help Australian companies familiarise themselves with local market conditions. We also assist in developing export opportunities through a range of in-market and Australian-based services.

To learn more about visas, tax requirements, priority business and product sectors, visit Doing business in China.

More information

Please visit the ChAFTA page on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website for comprehensive information and the full text of the agreement.

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