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Australia and Taiwan business councils to meet halfway — at Darwin!

The 2015 Joint Conference of the Australia-Taiwan Business Council (ATBC) and its Taiwan counterpart, the ROC-Australia Business Council (ROCABC), will be held on 3–4 September, at Darwin, capital of Australia’s Northern Territory.

The ATBC is one of Australia’s oldest and most successful bilateral business councils; this year’s is the 29th Joint Conference.

The ATBC gratefully acknowledges the support of the government of the Northern Territory, which is sponsoring many of the activities at the Conference.

The Taiwan delegation, of up to fifty business people, will be led by Dr Tsou Jo-Chi, Chairman of Taiwan’s China Steel Corporation (CSC) and the ROCABC.

Chairman Tsou enthusiastically supported the choice of Darwin as the venue for the 29th Joint Conference, noting that it is the Australian capital city closest to Asia — as well as Australia’s fastest growing city. Darwin is also the site of a new plant from which LNG is soon to be exported to Taiwan, Japan and Korea.

Industry focus groups at the Conference include minerals and energy, agribusiness, finance, tourism and education.

Registration fees for financial members of the ATBC will be wiaved; rates for non-member participants are available from the ATBC secretariat

Registration is open now.

Over coming weeks, ATBC will publish regular news about the 29th Joint Conference.