Advocacy Actions

2019-02-03 > Beijing

Comments to the CMDE's draft 'Master Document for Medical Device Registration'

The Healthcare Equipment (HCE) Working Group submitted comments to the Centre of Medical Device Evaluation's (CMDE) draft 'Master Document for Medical Device Registration'.

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2019-02-03 > Beijing

Comments to the MoF's draft "Government Procurement Announcements and Information Release"

The Public Procurement Taskforce submitted comments to the Ministry of Finance's (MoF) draft "Government Procurement Announcements and Information Release".

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2019-01-31 > Beijing

DDG Meiying Liu from Beijing Commerce Bureau Visits the European Chamber

On 31st January, Ms Meiying Liu, the new Deputy Director General (DDG) of the Beijing Commerce Bureau visited the European Chamber, along with representatives from the Beijing Municipal Business Information Consultation Centre (北京商业信息咨询中心), Foreign Investment Development Division (外资发展处) and Foreign Investment Management Division (外资管理处) under the Bureau.

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2019-01-27 > Beijing, Shanghai, South China

Comments to China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) 's National Standard for Consumer Product Recall Electronics and Electrical Appliances Risk Assessment

Following the China National Institute of Standardization(CNIS)’s call for comments on the National Standard for Consumer Product Recall Electronics and Electrical Appliances Risk Assessment, and upon circulation of the draft within relevant working groups, the European Chamber has collated all member inputs and submitted to CNIS.

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2019-01-25 > Shanghai

Seminar on China’s New Individual Income Tax Law with the Shanghai Tax Bureau, Individual Income Tax Division

On 25th January, the European Chamber's Shanghai chapter organised an exclusive seminar with the Individual Income Tax Division of the Shanghai Tax Bureau on China’s new Individual Income Tax (IIT) Law. With the full implementation of the IIT Law taking place from 1st January 2019, a series of changes have had a significant impact on individual taxpayers and the companies employing them. At the event, members had the opportunity to raise questions on the extensive scope of the new practice and discuss in detail the implications of these new set of IIT rules for both employees and enterprises, as well as the opportunities and challenges they entail.

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2019-01-25 > Beijing

European Chamber Meets with Executive Director of EASA

On 25th January, representatives of the European Chamber's Aviation & Aerospace Working Group met with the Executive Director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to present the European Business in China — Position Paper 2018/2019 and discuss recent regulatory updates.

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2019-01-23 > Beijing

Comments to the SAMR's "Supervision of Agents for Imported Medical Devices" Public Consultation

On 24th December 2018, State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR) published the second draft of Supervision of Agents for Imported Medical Devices.

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2019-01-22 > Shanghai

Meeting with the Association of European Heating Industry Delegates on Chinese Gas Condensing Boiler Market

On 22 January 2019, the European Chamber organized a meeting between the Association of European Heating Industry (EHI) and Europe China Heating Initiative (ECHI) desk member companies. The delegates from EHI are Mr Klaus Jesse, the Chairman of EHI Executive Council, Mr Andreas Lücke, the Secretary of the Department Market Research and International Market and Mr Paolo Basso, the Regulatory Affairs Manager of EHI. Almost all CEOs from ECHI member companies attend this meeting.

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2019-01-21 > Shanghai

Meeting with the Association of European Heating Industry Delegates on Condensing Technology

On 21st January 2019, the European Chamber Shanghai Chapter welcomed the visit of the Association of European Heating Industry (EHI) delegates, including Mr Klaus Jesse, the Chairman of EHI Executive Council, Mr Andreas Lücke, the Secretary of the Department Market Research and International Market and Mr Paolo Basso, the Regulatory Affairs Manager of EHI.
Mr Andreas Lücke summarized the achievements since the Europe- China Heating Initiative (ECHI) established in July 2018, especially the completion of the Initiative’s brochure on condensing technology, which acts as the key material for advocacies activities to promote condensing boilers in China. Potential stakeholders and circumstances to distribute this brochure are also discussed and identified in this meeting, such as ISH Frankfurt.
Mr Klaus Jesse and Mr Andreas Lücke expressed the need of further cooperation with the European Chamber next year, and would welcome the European Chamber delegates at ISH Frankfurt in March.

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2019-01-21 > Shanghai

Meeting with the Association of European Heating Industry and Shanghai Gas Bureau on Recent European and Chinese Regulatory Updates on Residential Heating Products

On 21st January, the European Chamber organised a meeting between the Association of European Heating Industry (EHI) and the Shanghai Gas Bureau. EHI Delegates representing the Europe-China Heating Initiative (ECHI) included Mr Klaus Jesse, the Chairman of the EHI Executive Council, Mr Andreas Lücke, the Secretary of the Department of Market Research and International Market and Mr Paolo Basso, the Regulatory Affairs Manager of EHI. Mr Qian Bin, the Chief of Gas Equipment and Appliance Management at the Shanghai Gas Bureau was invited to discuss recent European and Chinese regulatory updates for residential heating products.

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