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The China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) came into force on 20 December 2015. It lays an historic foundation for the next phase of Australia’s economic relationship with China. The agreement unlocks significant opportunities for Australia in China which is Australia’s largest export market for both goods and services, accounting for nearly a third of total exports, and a growing source of foreign investment. More details.


Transcript of the prime minister the HON.Tony Abbott MP address to the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement signing ceremony luncheon, Canberra 17 June 2015

Australia signs landmark trade agreement with China - Joint media release - The Hon. Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister, The Hon. Andrew Robb AO MP, Minister for Trade and Investment 17 June 2015