WORKSHOP: How to make the most out of the TPP-11

26.11.2018 Heath Baker

After a decade of negotiations, 30 December 2018 is the start date for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11).

The TPP-11 is Australia’s biggest and most comprehensive free trade agreement to date.

Join the Export Council of Australia and Austrade for a half-day seminar to understand why you should be interested in the TPP-11 and how to make the most out of it. The workshop will cover the practicalities of understanding opportunities from the TPP-11. 

Who should attend?

Anyone doing business with or interested in doing business with a TPP-11 member: Japan, Canada, Mexico, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam.
This seminar will be relevant to exporters, importers and those looking at setting up an office overseas.

What will it cover?

Workshop topics will include:
  • What is the TPP-11 and why is it important?
  • New markets, new opportunities—the business opportunities in TPP-11 markets
  • What’s in it for me? How to find out what you’re entitled to under the TPP-11
  • How the TPP-11 makes it easier to do business
  • Beyond the TPP-11: there’s more to trade than trade agreements

Where and when?


Date: Wednesday 5 December
Time: Midday - 3.30pm
Venue: TBC, Sydney CBD location
Lunch will be provided

About the presenter

The workshop will be presented by Heath Baker, Head of Policy at the Export Council of Australia. Heath is a sought-after commentator on the TPP-11, speaking about the agreement in all major Australian newspapers, as well as on Sky Business, Bloomberg and CNBC.

Sally Phillips, the manager of Austrade's Free Trade Agreement Program, will present on the commercial opportunities in key TPP-11 markets.

How much will it cost?

$199 (plus GST) for ECA members, $249 (plus GST) for non-members

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