Advocacy Actions

2019-12-18 > South China

Meeting with H.E. Bili, the French Ambassador to China

On 3rd December, Francine Hadjisotiriou, general manager, European Chamber South China Chapter, presented the South China Position Paper 2019/2020 to H.E. Laurent Bili, French Ambassador to China, and attendees of the ‘R&D Club’. The presentation took place at an event organised by the French Consulate in Guangzhou and the French Chamber of Commerce (CCIFC).

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2019-12-12 > All chapters

Meeting with Ministry of Environment and Ecology

On 12th December, Ministry of Environment and Ecology (MEE) organized a meeting on environmental credit evaluation system and relevant regulations.

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2019-12-11 > All chapters

Meeting with Ningbo Investment Promotion Centre

On 11th December, the European Chamber meets with Ningbo Investment Promotion Centre.

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2019-12-09 > Beijing, South China

Recommendations to Guangdong HSA's draft "Guideline on Promoting Group Procurement of Drug and Consumable Medical Devices"

The Healthcare Equipment Working Group submitted recommendations to the Guangdong Healthcare Security Administration's (HSA's) draft "Guideline on Promoting Group Procurement of Drug and Consumable Medical Devices".

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2019-12-02 > All chapters

Meeting with China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF)

On 2nd December, Jet Chang, chair of the Environment Working Group (EWG) led a delegation from the European Chamber to meet with Ms. MAN Juan, Division Chief of International Communication department and Vice Secretary - General, Committee of Multinationals, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF).

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2019-11-27 > Beijing, South China

Meeting with Mr. Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director of Asia and the Pacific at European External Action Service

On 27 November 2019, the European Chamber, led by South China General Manager, Ms. Francine Hadjisotiriou, held a private lunch meeting for Mr. Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director of Asia and the Pacific for the European External Action Service, with members of the European Chamber of Commerce – South China Chapter present.

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2019-11-26 > All chapters

Meeting with Vice Minister of Commerce and Deputy China International Trade Representative, Wang Shouwen

On the morning of 26th November 2019, European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke brought a delegation of European Chamber Advisory Council and Food for Special Medical Purposes Advisory Committee members to meet with Mr. Wang Shouwen, vice minister of Commerce and deputy China International Trade Representative. Representatives from MOFCOM’s Foreign Investment Administration, Treaty and Law and European Affairs departments attended the meeting as well.

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2019-11-25 > All chapters

Meeting with Secretary of Party Leadership Group, Vice President Ma Jiantang, Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC)

On 25th November, European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke led a delegation of the Chamber’s Advisory Council members on a visit to the Development Research Centre of the State Council (DRC), for an exclusive meeting with Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Vice President (Minister) Ma Jiantang. Director generals from the DRC’s International Cooperation section, Research Department of Foreign Economic Relations, and research institutes of Market Economy, Enterprise Research and Finance were also in attendance.

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2019-11-22 > All chapters

2019 High-level International Conference on Doing Business Practice and Reforms

The High-level International Conference on Doing Business Practice and Reforms was held in the National Convention Centre in Beijing on 22nd and 23rd November. The conference was co-hosted by the Ministry of Finance, the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and the World Bank. Under the theme ‘Improving the Business Environment for A More Dynamic Economy of China and The World’, the conference aimed to build a platform for exchanging experiences and jointly promoting business environment reform.
Vice presidents (VP) of the European Chamber, Mr Jens Eskelund and Mr Massimo Bagnasco, as well as representatives of 10 member companies also attended the conference. VP Eskelund delivered a speech at both the Friday afternoon session and the Saturday morning forum on 23rd November.

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2019-11-21 > All chapters

Meeting With the New Head of the Section Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Union Delegation to China

On 21st November 2019, Jet Chang, chair of the Environment Working Group (EWG) led a delegation from the European Chamber to meet with Mr. Sebastien Paquot, the new Head of the Section Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Union Delegation to China. In order to share updates on EU-China cooperation on environment industries-related issues.

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