Australia in the Asian Century Country Strategies

Media release

4 April 2013

Foreign Minister Bob Carr today announced the start of public consultations on country strategies for Japan, China, Indonesia, India and South Korea as part of the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper.

The country strategies aim to contribute to strengthened relations with key regional partners by outlining a vision of those relationships in 2025.

Public submissions on the country strategies should be forwarded to by May 31, 2013.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will also consult directly with stakeholders including governments, business, institutions and community groups and will take into account submissions already received through the White Paper public consultation process in 2012.

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