Advice for Australian exporters
The official Chinese New Year holiday has been extended in China, with many businesses in key cities and regions remaining closed until 10 February.
A number of industries have reduced operating capacity, including at some Chinese ports and factories.
Media reports of export bans are incorrect – no export bans have been imposed
Demand for high-end premium product is expected to slow, which will impact overall import demand.
We are aware a number of planned events and business activities in China, and/or events promoting business ties with China in Australia, may have been cancelled or postponed. Businesses are advised to contact their local Austrade office or Tradestart representative for up-to-date information.
Advice & resources for Australian Businesses operating in China
Read updates from Austcham, including a list of English- and Chinese-language resources, here: http://www.austchamshanghai.com/en/media-center/chamber-news/Update-and-Information-Sharing-Coronavirus-Outbreak
NB: This information was provided by Austrade and Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai and has been shared by Red Circle Network to assist Australian government agencies to reach everyone interacting with China.