China Chamber of Commerce in Australia (or CCCA for short) was founded in 2006 and is a non-profit national organisation jointly formed by trade associations representing Chinese investors across Australia. The CCCA has 34 directors in its management, with four branches and currently 328 members across New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland. Sydney branch has 147members, Perth branch has 56 members, Melbourne branch has 61 members and Brisbane branch has 64 members by the end of December 2017.
The business scope of the membership covers a wide range of industries including energy, mining, trade, finance, communication, transportation, real estate, manufacturing, tourism, agriculture and animal husbandry.
Recently, CCCA established four Committees, which are Legal and Compliance Committee, Aviation Committee, Resource and Energy Committee, Women Entrepreneur Committee and Foreign Relations Committee.
The Mission of the CCCA is to provide services to its members, protect their legal rights, promote the development of the bilateral China-Australia economic trade relationship, and enhance communication between companies in both countries. The organisation aims to serve as a bridge between Australia and China to facilitate the business development of its members in the two countries.
The Chairman of CCCA is Mr.Chen Huaiyu, is the General Manager and Country Head of Bank of China in Australia, and he also chairs CCCA Sydney Branch.