Signature of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

17 June 2015

Australian Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng have signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), which will unlock substantial new benefits for Australians for years to come. 

China 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.

Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng signing the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement in Canberra on 17 June 2015.
Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng signing the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement in Canberra on 17 June 2015, witnessed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Photo: Office of the Prime Minister





Last Updated: 17 June 2015