Advocacy Actions

2019-10-15 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments to MOHURD on Code for Building Fire Protection

On 15th October 2019, the European Chamber's Construction, Energy, Environment and Petrochemicals, Chemicals and Refining working groups submitted comments to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development on "Code for Building Fire Protection", one of the standards released as part of "40 National Standards for Housing and Urban-Rural Engineering Projects".

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2019-07-30 > Beijing

Meeting with China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF)

On 30th July, Dr Christoph Schrempp, Vice Chair of Environment Working Group (WG), Mr David Chen, Senior Representative of Environment and Petrochemical WG, and Ms Michelle Zhang, Government Relations Manager and Business Manager of Environment WG and Government Affairs Forum, paid a visit to the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) and discussed cooperation potentials.

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2019-07-29 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments on MOHURD's "Technical Standards for Substations of 20kV and Below"

On 29th July, the European Chamber's Construction and Energy working groups submitted comments to the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development on its draft "Technical Standards for Substations of 20kV and Below."

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2019-07-23 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments on MOT's Safety Requirements for Whole-Ship Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

On 23rd July 2019, the European Chamber's Energy, Logistics and Petrochemicals, Chemicals and Refining working groups submitted comments to the Ministry of Transport on "Safety Requirements for Whole-Ship Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (Draft for Comment)".

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2019-06-27 > Shanghai

Meeting with Special Commissioner of Ministry of Commerce

On 27 June, Chamber representatives met with the Special Commissioner of Ministry of Commerce Mr. Jiang Shizhu and discussed potential impact on European businesses from US-China trade dispute and the current business environment.

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2019-05-22 > Beijing

Meeting with Director General Ren Shuben, Resource Conservation and Environment Protection Department, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

On 22nd May, Jet Chang, chair of the Environment Working Group (WG), led a delegation of member representatives to meet with Ren Shuben, Director-General (DG), Resource Conservation and Environment Protection Department, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Guido D. Giacconi, chair of the Energy WG delivered a speech to DG Ren and staff.

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2019-04-24 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments to MEE on 3 National Environmental Protection Standards for Technical Specifications for Application and Issuance of Pollution Discharge Permits

On 24 April, the European Chamber submitted comments to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment's 3 National Environmental Protection Standards for Technical Specifications for Application and Issuance of Pollution Discharge Permits.

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2019-04-15 > Shanghai

Participated in China Utility Week

On 15 April, Joseph van der Elst, National Vice Chairman of the Energy working group, spoke at the China Utility Week, an event focused on the smart energy industry and attended by companies and both Chinese and foreign industry associations.

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2019-04-11 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments on CNIS National Standard for Technical Requirements for Online Monitoring of Energy Consumption Companies and Institutions

On 11 April 2019, the European Chamber's Energy Working Group submitted comments to the China National Institute of Standardization in regards to the National Standard for Technical Requirements for Online Monitoring of Energy Consumption Companies and Institutions.

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2019-04-03 > Beijing

Chamber Delegation Meets with Commissioner Vella on Environmental Issues

Chamber Delegation met with Commissioner Vella on environmental issues such as energy efficiency, and the transition from coal to natural gas as well as pertinent safety and environmental concerns. Commissioner Vella acknoledged and appreciated the consistent efforts and contributions from European Chamber and more clloborations were expected with each other.

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