China looking to Sunraysia – mayor

MILDURA needs to embrace opportunities to attract Chinese investment to the region, Mayor Glenn Milne says.

Mildura Regional Development board member Brett Millington enjoys the Dali stand at a trade and investment fair in Kunming, China.

Mildura Regional Development board member Brett Millington enjoys the Dali stand at a trade and investment fair in Kunming, China.

Back in the country after attending the South and Southeast Asia Commodities Expo and Investment Fair in the southern Chinese city of Kunming, Cr Milne said there was significant Chinese interest in Sunraysia.

But he said capitalising on the interest will require the region to pursue more business links with China and train more skilled staff, such as interpreters, to work with Chinese visitors in Mildura.

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