Advocacy Actions

2019-11-26 > Beijing, Shanghai

Chamber IPR Working Group Vice Chair Spoke at International Symposium on Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

On 26th November, Ms Huaning Zhang, Vice Chair of the IPR Working Group of European Chamber, spoke at the International Symposium on Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the New Era. Ms Zhang introduced the European Chamber of Commerce and the IPR working Group, and presented several key recommendations in the IPR Working Group Position Paper 2019/2020, highlighting patent and trademark protection.

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2019-11-26 > Beijing

Comments to the CMDE's Public Consultation on the Guideline on Supplementary Materials for Medical Equipment Registration and Assessment (Draft for Comments)

On 26th November, the medical device submitted comments to the Center for Medical Device Evaluation on it s public consultation on the Guideline on Supplementary Materials for Medical Equipment Registration and Assessment (Draft for Comments).

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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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2019-11-23 > Beijing, Nanjing

Seminar with the Health Security Administration of Jiangsu Province on Value-based Healthcare

A member company of the Consumable and Disposable Medical Device (CDMD) Advisory Committee of the Chamber organised a seminar with the Health Security Administration (HSA) of Jiangsu Province, municipial HSAs and provincial think tanks on value-based healthcare.

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2019-11-22 > Beijing, Shanghai

Comments to SAMR on Administrative Measures for the Supervision of the Quality and Safety of Edible Agricultural Products on the Market (Revised Draft for Comments)

The European Chamber very much welcomes the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)'s decision to collect opinions on the " Administrative Measures for the Supervision of the Quality and Safety of Edible Agricultural Products on the Market (Revised Draft for Comments)". Upon careful study of the draft, the European Chamber Agriculture, Food and Beverage Working Group has collated all member inputs and submitted them to the SAMR for their consideration.

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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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2019-11-22 > Tianjin

Meeting with Tianjin Municipal Government and Vice Mayor Jin Xiangjun

On the afternoon of 22nd November, the Tianjin Chapter organised a meeting and dinner with the Tianjin Municipal Government. Mr Zhang Aiguo, Director General of the Tianjin Commission of Commerce led a delegation of officials from various departments of the Tianjin Municipal Government to the meeting. They responded to questions raised by Tianjin members on areas of concern, such as the local business environment; the collaborative development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province; environment and tax policies; and the establishment of the social credit system. After the business dinner, Secretary General Adam Dunnett met with Mr Jin Xiangjun, Vice Mayor, Tianjin.

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2019-11-21 > Shanghai

Meeting with Suzhou Vice Mayor Zhiping YANG

On November 21st, Vice President of the European Chamber and Chairman of the Shanghai Board, Carlo D’Andrea, Shanghai Chapter General Manager, Ioana Kraft, and three member companies met with the Vice Mayor of Suzhou, Yang Zhiping. Mr Yang joined the European Chamber counterpart with a delegation of representatives from the Suzhou DRC, the Bureau of Commerce, the Economic and Information Technology Committee, the Administration of Market Regulation, Customs, the Foreign Affairs Office, and the Suzhou Industrial Park Management Committee.

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2019-11-21 > Shanghai

Presentation to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference Shanghai Committee 2019

Mr Marcus Wassmuth, Shanghai Board Member of the European Chamber, addressed the Briefing on the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Shanghai Committee 2019.

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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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