Australian Food & Grocery Council

Accessing the China Market Seminars

The Australian Food and Grocery Council presented Australian food exporters to Accessing the China Market Seminars held from 20-23 November 2018.

The Seminars provided an overview on the different pathways available for exporting food to China.  An update on China food import safety regulations and compliance which included the recently released China E-commerce law, along with information on various non-tariff barriers that need to be managed.

Presentations are now available to download.

Presentations available:
Peter Verry
Managing Director
Peloris Global Sourcing
Chris Morley
Senior Advisor, Agribusiness
& Food, Austrade
Brett Hughes
Trade & Market Access Division
Department of Agriculture & Water Resources


This AFGC’s China Market Industry Guide is also available for download.  The Industry Guide and accompanying Case Study provides an overview and scope of what is required to secure sustainable China market access for food exports. Topics covered include:

  • China Food Safety Law and e-Commerce Law
  • Relevant China regulatory bodies, including key roles and responsibilities
  • General Administration of Customs of China food import management systems, controls and sanctions
  • Various models used to facilitate import pathways

Click here to download the AFGC’s China Market Access Industry Guide.



Shalini Valecha, Manager, Economics & Trade