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On Wednesday, the 20th of September, AustCham Shanghai will host an exclusive breakfast with The Honourable Peter Malinauskas MP, Premier of South Australia, in Shanghai at the Fairmont Peace Hotel. This event offers an opportunity to meet South Australian industry representatives and hear from the Premier about the outlook of the state's relationship with China.

Mr. Malinauskas is visiting China from the 14th to the 21st of September 2023 and will lead a business delegation comprising representatives from the South Australian education, wine, agriculture, aquaculture, and trade sectors.

The delegation will visit Beijing, Jinan and Shanghai for a series of high-level engagements with business leaders and government officials.

We are honored to invite Mr. Malinauskas to have breakfast with our members. During the breakfast, Mr. Malinauskas will offer valuable insights into the South Australia-China relationship, followed by a Q&A session.

We appreciate Mr. Malinauskas for taking the time to speak at this event, as it presents a great opportunity for the South Australia-China business community in Shanghai to learn from him.

As seats are limited, please RSVP as early as possible to reserve your attendance. Kindly submit your questions for the Q&A session during the registration process.

South Australia and China

South Australia plays a significant role in the Australian economy, demonstrated by its recent export figures, which experienced a remarkable 27% increase in the 12 months leading up to May 2023. This export surge has been predominantly driven by China's demand for South Australian products and resources, underscoring the key relationship between the Chinese market and South Australia. China stands as South Australia's primary export destination for iron ore and concentrates, food, and agriculture. South Australia's high-quality produce has been instrumental to the state's export upswing, with the almond export market alone growing by an impressive 150 percent since 2020. With its famous Flinders Ranges and esteemed tertiary institutions, South Australia also attracts Chinese tourists and students, providing them with an opportunity to encounter the state's exceptional natural landscapes and world-class education offerings. Renowned for its robust wine industry, abundant mineral resources, and cutting-edge renewable energy projects, South Australia has garnered international attention, solidifying its global importance in trade, sustainability, and resource management.


7:30am - 8:00am Registration

8:00am - 9:00am Welcome speech, SA Premier's Briefing, Q&A

9:00am- 9:30am Networking


Peter Malinauskas

The Premier of South Australia


Fairmont Peace Hotel 和平饭店M层春申厅
Chunshen Room, M floor, 20 East Nanjing Road 黄浦区南京东路20号
上海, China

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