Advocacy Actions

2019-10-19 > All chapters

‘Enhancing China’s Investment Climate’: European Chamber Vice President Jens Eskelund Delivers Speech at Qingdao Multinational Summit

On 19th October, European Chamber Vice President Jens Eskelund attended the Qingdao Multinational Summit and gave a keynote speech themed ‘Enhancing China’s Investment Climate’. Vice President Eskelund acknowledged the Chinese Government’s achievements in reform and opening up, and further touched upon areas needing further improvement.

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2019-10-18 > All chapters

“Rule of Law is the Best Business Environment”: President Wuttke and Working Group Representatives Meet with NPCLAC Vice Chairman Liu Junchen

On 18th October, European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke and representatives from the Legal and Competition, Information and Communication Technology, Healthcare Equipment, and Automotive working groups, Cybersecurity Sub-working Group, Paediatric Nutrition Advisory Committee and the Fashion and the Leather Advisory Committee met with Liu Junchen, vice chair, Legislative Affairs Commission, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPALAC).

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2019-10-17 > All chapters

European Chamber President Wuttke and Working Group Representatives Meets with Vice Minister Tian Shihong, State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)

On 17th October, European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke led a delegation to meet with Dr Tian Shihong, vice minister of the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and administrator of the Standardisation Administration of China (SAC).

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2019-09-27 > All chapters

President Jörg Wuttke Meets with H.E. Ambassador Zhang Ming, Head of Chinese Mission to the European Union

On 27th September, in Brussels, European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke visited Ambassador of Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union, His Excellency (H.E.) Zhang Ming. President Wuttke was warmly received by Ambassador Zhang and his team at his residence.

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2019-09-25 > Beijing, Southwest China

Meeting with Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Chengdu Sub-council

On 25th morning, Vice President Massimo Bagnasco and Beijing Chapter General Manager Carl Hayward received the representatives from Chengdu Municipal Government and met with Mr Chen Fu, chairman director of CCPIT Chengdu Sub-council.

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2019-09-20 > All chapters

Seminar with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)

On 20th September, a European Chamber delegation, led by Ms Jessica Yuan, deputy head of government affairs, participated in a seminar with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR).

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2019-09-20 > Shenyang

Shenyang Business Environment Construction Bureau meets with the European Chamber

On 23rd September, Harald Kumpfert, chair, European Chamber Shenyang Chapter, met with Mr Yan Zhanfeng, chief of the Shenyang Business Environment Construction Bureau at the local government, together with a delegation of six senior representatives from member companies including BASF Vitamin Company, the Conrad, Generali Life Insurance, Starmall Commerce, Hubschmann-Zhan International School, Cushman& Wakefield. The two sides exchanged opinions on the local business environment.

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2019-09-20 > All chapters

Vice President Massimo Bagnasco Delivers a Speech at the 3rd Western China International Expo & International Investment Conference

From 20th to 24th September, a high-level event themed ‘3rd Western China International Expo & International Investment Conference’ was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, by the local government. Participants included Chen Changzhi, Vice Chairman of National People’s Congress, Peng Qinghua, party secretary, and Yin Li, deputy party secretary and governor of Sichuan Province, and Li Yunze, vice governor of Sichuan Province. Representatives of various departments and bureaus, foreign chambers, associations and organisations also participated in the event.

Massimo Bagnasco, vice president (VP) of the European Chamber was invited as a distinguished guest to the event. On 20th ceremony, VP Bagnasco delivered a speech on behalf of the European Chamber and recognized the achievements made by the Sichuan Government in terms of attracting foreign investment and trade. He also emphasized that a more level playing field and a more favorable environment for foreign talent, especially skilled workers graduating from vocational schools, were critical to attract further investment. VP Bagnasco presented Chamber's latest thematic report - the Digital Hand: how China's corporate social credit system conditions market actors to officials.

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2019-09-12 > All chapters

Government Affairs Forum Event - Expert Insight Sharing - Status of the US-Chian relations and Trade Conflict

On 12th Sept., John Holden, senior director and head of China Practice at McLarty Associates, shared his insights on U.S-China relations to members of the European Chamber Government Affairs Forum.

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2019-09-06 > All chapters

Lobby Letter on Enterprise Standards

On 6th September, the European Chamber Standards and Conformity Assessment Working Group sent a lobby letter to the State Administration for Market Regulation on enterprise standards.

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