Panel Event | Deals and No Deals: Trade in Asia (Melbourne)

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Sir Redmond Barry Room, The Investment Centre Victoria, L 46, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne

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A panel discussion led by Asia Society Policy Institute Vice-President and former US Deputy Trade Representative, Wendy Cutler. Senior Asian trade experts discuss the implications of US-China Trade war on the region, developments in regional trade (TPP, RCEP) and offer concrete recommendations for navigating and bolstering the international and regional trading system.

This event is supported by the Victorian Government, Australia Japan Business Co-operation Council, Australia Korea Business Council, Australia Korea Young Professionals Alliance.


Trade Commission members:

Wendy Cutler (Chair) is Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. She served for nearly three decades as a diplomat and negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, most recently as Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative.

Peter Grey is Chair and Non-Executive Director of MLC Limited and Co-Chair of the Japan Business Group at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. He has served as Ambassador of Australia to Japan, the European Union, and the WTO.

Yoichi Suzuki is the former Japanese Ambassador to Singapore and has a long experience in international trade negotiations, including serving as Japan’s Chief Negotiator for the recently concluded EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Tu Xinquan is the Executive Dean in the China Institute for WTO Studies at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China. His research covers the WTO, Chinese trade policy, and US-China trade relations.

Kim Jong-Hoon served as South Korea’s Minister for Trade and was the Chief Negotiator of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. A career diplomat, Kim has over 38 years of experience in foreign service and trade issues.


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