Advocacy Actions

2020-05-08 > Beijing

Advocacy Letter to the Center for Food Evaluation of the State Administration for Market Regulation on the Product Change and Differentiation of Food for Special Medical Purpose

On 8 May, the FSMP Advisory Committee submitted an advocacy letter to the Center for Food Evaluation of the State Administration for Market Regulation on the product change and differentiation of Food for Special Medical Purpose.

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2020-05-08 > Beijing

SAMR Meeting on the Revision of the Administrative Measures of the Regulation of Food Labelling

On 8th May, European Chamber representative was invited to join a meeting on the revision of the Administrative Measures of the Regulation of Food Labelling organised by the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR). At the meeting, participants discussed the labelling requirements on shelf life, imported products and infant formula as well as claims for food for population with special dietary needs. It was agreed that it is important to protect consumers’ health and their right to be informed, meanwhile, it shall not increase a huge economic burden for the business, especially during the outbreak of the COVID-19. The SMAR thanked all participants for their inputs and suggestions on the revision and agreed to revise the draft accordingly.

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2020-04-30 > All chapters

Lobby Letter on the NDRC and SAMR’s Catalogue of Products with Energy Efficiency Label (15th Batch and Implementing Rules)

On 30th April 2020, the Standards and Conformity Assessment Working Group submitted a lobby letter to SAMR and NDRC on the Catalogue of Products with Energy Efficiency Label (15th Batch and Implementing Rules).

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2020-04-30 > Beijing

Lobby Letter to State Administration of Market Regulation on Product Quality Law

On 30th April 2020, sent lobby letter to SAMR about the revision of Product Quality Law

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2020-04-29 > Shandong

Webinar with Vice Chairman Zhang Shenfeng, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on Business Environment Improvement Shandong Session

On 29th April, CCPIT organized an online webinar on Business Environment Improvement (Shandong Session). Multiple foreign chambers of commerce and a few foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) attended the webinar. Although suffering from negative impact brought by COVID-19, a strong determination was shown at the meeting that China’s economy, especially Shandong’s economy, would continue to recover and boom. More supporting policies for FIEs will be carried out.

During the meeting, Vice Chairman of CCPIT, Zhang Shenfeng delivered an opening speech, followed by policy introductions made by representatives of Shandong Provincial People’s Government, Commerce Department, Development and Reform Commission, among others. Attendees came up with questions regarding Shandong’s strategic industries, consumption stimulation, as well as specific questions on automotive and hydrogen development policies. All questions were responded accordingly.

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2020-04-29 > Beijing

Call Meeting with Mr. Philipp Barth, Head of DG CONNECT at the European Union Delegation in China, on the Alignment and Lobby Actions at the ICT and Cybersecurity WGs

The European Chamber representatives from European Affairs and also ICT Working Group and Cyber-security Sub-working Group had an official introductory phone call with Mr. Philipp Barth, Head of DG CONNECT section at the European Delegation, for the continued lobbying cooperation between the European Chamber and the European Delegation in the fields of ICT and Cyber-security in China.

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2020-04-27 > Beijing

Briefing to COCIR Headquarter preparing for the Market Access Meeting organized by EC

Briefing to COCIR Headquarter preparing for the Market Access Meeting organized by EC

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2020-04-24 > Beijing, Shanghai

Meeting between Consumer Finance & NBFI Working Group and Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau to Discuss Issues Faced by European Leasing Companies amid COVID-19

On Friday 24th April, five leasing companies met representatives from Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau at the EU Chamber’s Shanghai Office

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2020-04-23 > Beijing, South China

Comments to Guangdong HSA's Public Consultation on Dynamic Adjustment of Medical Service Pricing

The Healthcare Equipment (HCD) Working Group submitted comments to the Guangdong HSA's Public Consultation on the draft "Dynamic Adjustment of Medical Service Pricing".

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2020-04-21 > Beijing, South China

Comments to the Guangdong HSA's draft "Guideline for GPO Procurement of Disposable Medical Devices"

The Healthcare Equipment (HCE) Working Group submitted comments to the Guangdong HSA's draft "Guideline for Group Purchasing Organisations (GPO) Procurement of Disposable Medical Devices".

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