Advocacy Actions

2020-03-24 > All chapters

Dialogue with Tianjin Vice Mayor Jin Xiangjun and Multiple Departments of Tianjin Municipal Government

On 24th March, the European Chamber hosted a webinar with Tianjin Vice Mayor Jin Xiangjun and officials from departments of Tianjin Municipal Government to discuss the implementation of the policies related to work resumption and business development amid the COVID-19 outbreak. A new local 5-year plan of introducing and cultivating high-tech enterprises was shared by Tianjin Municipal Science and Technology Bureau at the webinar as well.

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2020-03-19 > All chapters

China's GDP growth is still expected to reach 6% in 2020: Former Vice Minister of Commerce Wei Jianguo Hosts Webinar with European Chamber

On 19th March, Mr Wei Jianguo, former vice minister of Commerce and current vice chair of the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE), hosted a 90-minute webinar for member representatives of the European Chamber Mr Wei shared his views on the economic trends and the opportunities and challenges for companies in the post-pandemic era. The webinar included half an hour of Q&As, moderated by Dr Kang Yong, the chief economist of KPMG.

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2020-03-17 > All chapters

Government Policies that Support Business Operations during the COVID-19: A Discussion with the Shanghai Local Authorities

Government Policies that Support Business Operations during the COVID-19: A Discussion with the Shanghai Local Authorities

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2020-03-13 > All chapters

European Chamber’s Conference Call with Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen Joined by Multiple Departments on COVID-19 Impacts to FIEs

On the afternoon of 13th March, Vice Minister (VM) Wang Shouwen, Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China (PRC), and Deputy China International Trade Representative, hosted a more than 2 hours cross-departmental conference call with the European Chamber's Advisory Council members and Desks representatives, responding to the work and production resumption issues faced by foreign-invested companies impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak.

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2020-03-12 > All chapters

Comments to the Chinese Mission to the EU on Wildlife Protection Law revision

Comments to the Chinese Mission to the EU on Wildlife Protection Law revision

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2020-03-11 > All chapters

Phone call with Damien Plan, Counsellor for Agriculture of EU Delegation to China

Phone call with Damien Plan, Counsellor for Agriculture of EU Delegation to China

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2020-02-28 > All chapters

Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen Expresses Appreciation for Chamber and Member Companies’ Contributions During COVID-19 Outbreak

On the afternoon of 28th February, Mr Wang Shouwen, vice minister (VM) of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and deputy China International Trade Representative, held a conference call with Jörg Wuttke, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, during which VM Wang expressed his great appreciation for the European Chamber and its member companies’ great work and contributions made during the COVID-19 outbreak period.

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2020-02-28 > All chapters

HE Ambassador Zhang Ming, Mission of PRC to the EU, Hosts Webinar with European Chamber on COVID-19’s Impact on European Business in China

At 4pm on 28th February (Beijing time), a webinar, jointly organised by the Mission of People’s Republic of China (PRC) to the European Union and the European Chamber, took place – an unprecedented event in the history of relations between the two sides. HE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Zhang Ming and Minister Xia Xiang, Economic and Business Department, hosted the webinar and listened to the challenges currently being faced by European business during the COVID-19 outbreak period.

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2020-02-28 > All chapters

Comments to the NHC on National Food Safety Standard Good Manufacturing Practice for Milk Products (Draft for Comment)

The European Chamber very much welcomes the National Health Commission (NHC)'s decision to collect opinions on the Good Manufacturing Practices for Milk Products (Draft for Comments). Upon careful study of the draft, the European Chamber Agriculture, Food and Beverage Working Group, Paediatric Nutrition Desk, Food for Special Medical Purposes Advisory Committee, and Cheese Desk has collated all member inputs and submitted them to the NHC for their consideration.

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2020-02-26 > All chapters

Webinar with Ms. Zhang Hanrong, Head of Business Certification Center, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on the Certificate Regarding Force Majeure Facts Due to the Outbreak of COVID-19

On 26th February, the European Chamber had a webinar with Ms. Zhang Hanrong, Head of Business Certification Center, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Mr. Ian Lewis, Partner of Mayer Brown to explain "force majeure" from the perspective of People's Republic of China (PRC) General Rules on the Civil Law and Contract Law. And the Certificate Regarding Force Majeure Facts due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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