Brazil is the largest Australian Trade Partner in Latin America
Australia and Brazil are the two powerhouses in the Southern Hemisphere and Brazil is the largest Australian trade partner in Latin America. This exciting business relationship is in growing expansion and the Australia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) provides assistance to businesses and individuals with the objective to promote trade and investment between the two countries.
Who we are
Established in 1978 in Sydney, the ABCC is a registered Australian not-for-profit (NFP) membership based association run by voluntary members, for and on behalf of its members, with board representatives in almost every Australian State.
The ABCC seeks to: Promote bilateral trade between Australia and Brazil.
Increase awareness of opportunities in the Australia-Brazil business relationship.
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Our Recent Events:
8 April - Sydney
The ABCC supported the launch of “Brazilian Modernism: The Architecture Tour to Brazil”, a project by UNIK Vision to build ties between Brazil and Australia in architecture and celebrate the friendship and deep connection between our two most important architects: Harry Seidler and Oscar Niemeyer. Insightful to hear from Penelope Seidler about Harry’s visit to Brazil and the influence Niemeyer had on his early works. We would like to thank Joseph La Posta, CEO of Multicultural NSW for his support and congratulate UNIK Vision for this wonderful initiative that will foster closer relations between our countries. The project is also supported by Consulado-Geral do Brasil em Sydney , AUBRBC - Australia Brazil Business Council , ALABC Australia-Latin America Business Council
7 March - Queensland
The Brazil Business Briefing and Networking hosted by the ABCC Qld, with Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Honorary Consul of Brazil in Queensland, Valmor Morais.
Great to hear the keynote address from Lord Mayor Graham Quirk followed by a high level panel discussion with Shannon Willoughby, Executive Director of Study Queensland and representatives from the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University. Our speakers shared their insights on how this critical sector can further develop and engage the Brazilian market with our Directors Anna White and Valeria Noleto and Vice President Rodrigo de Luca.
2 March - Sydney
ABCC Australia Brazil Chamber of Commerce, represented by our Director Evelyne Wilton was at Fashions of Multicultural Australia (FOMA) last night to attend their annual exhibition and runway event which showcased 30 different cultures. Congratulations to Sonia Gandhi for an incredible event which is supported by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian Korean Foundation. Special thank you to our Vice President Cristina Talacko who assisted in inviting the Consulate General of Brazil being part of FOMA which will be an annual event from now and a great opportunity to promote Brazil. So we congratulate the Consulate General of Brazil with the Consul General Sergio Bath , his wife Rosana and his team with Margaret Braga for their participation and Kudos to Monica Rodrigues Sweeney from Fineline Marketing, an ABCC member, for her creative design on the Brazil Pavillion. Finally it was great to see the Hon Scott Farlow MLC, representing the Premier of NSW showing his support. Overall a great night filled with diversity, creativity, a true Australian cultural event
28 February - Melbourne
On 28 February, ABCC (Vic) were delighted to welcome His Excellency Ambassador of Brazil, Dr Sergio Eduardo Moreira Lima to Melbourne. To celebrate this special occasion, we held a business networking drinks at the B’Churrasco Restaurant & Bar where our members and guests met the Ambassador and discussed their business interests with Brazil and Australia.
12 February - Sydney
Coffee tasting from Brazil and a very special moment with the Consul General of Brazil Sergio Bath, Marcelo Salas, CEO of ALABAC, Gleuto Serafim, President of AUBRBC, myself representing the ABCC. Strengthening relations between the Chambers and the Brazilian Government.
Australia Latin Christmas Party - A fantastic evening celebrating the achievements of the Latin American Chambers of Commerce, ALABC, Somos21 and our member Polyglot @ the Sir Stamford. Thank you to Rom Varghese for representing Minister the Hon Ray Williams MP and Multicultural NSW .
The ABCC in Brisbane enjoyed Christmas feijoada at Navala Churrascaria.
8 November 2018
Special Mix@6 edition at The Port, Darling Harbour - hosting delegation from the Federal and Regional Council of Accountants Brazil, their Presidents and Vices, Auditors and Partners from PKF London/Brazil and the Certified Accountants Order of Portugal, who attended the 3 days World Congress of Accountants in Sydney.
21 August 2018
ABCC NSW - Mix@6 Winter Networking Drinks in Sydney, with our Corporate Member OFX and newly appointed NSW Director Fabio Bastian
ABCC NSW - German-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Football Federation Australia - FFA Panel Combined event sponsored by City Tattersalls Club in Sydney
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