Advocacy Actions

2020-06-17 > Beijing, Shanghai

Online meeting with the EU Ambassador to discuss lobbying to the CBIRC

On 17th June, 2020, the Banking & Securities Working Group had a meeting with the EU Ambassador, Nicolas Chapuis, to update him on the group's meeting with the CBIRC on June 11 and to provide him with advice on how to better represent key industries' issues ahead of the EU Delegation's meeting on June 19.

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2020-06-16 > All chapters

Meeting with Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson

On 16th June, a group of Advisory Council members and Energy Working Group Chairs led by President Joerg Wuttke met with Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson.

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2020-06-16 > All chapters

President Wuttke presents the Chamber's BCS 2020 to Heads of Mission

On 16th June, European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke presented the findings of the 2020 Business Confidence Survey (BCS) to European member state Heads of Mission.

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2020-06-15 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments to NEA on Constructing the Mechanism of Improving Clean Energy Consumption

On 15th June, the European Chamber's Environment and Energy working groups submitted input to the NEA on Constructing the Mechanism of Improving Clean Energy Consumption (Draft for Comments).

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2020-06-15 > All chapters

Phonecall with the Secretary-General of the Remanufacture Committee of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CPRA).

On 15th June, 2020, key representatives from the Auto components Working Group had a con-call with the Secretary General of the Remanufacture Committee of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CPRA). Some issues of key importance to the remanufacturing industry and Chamber paper content of arguments were discussed. The meeting was a follow up to the advocacy actions the Chamber had with SG Xie back in March after their Yangze River Delta Visits in June.

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2020-06-15 > Shanghai

Lobby Letter to Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau on industry concerns faced by European leasing companies operating in the city

The letter is a follow up action to the meeting held between working group representatives and bureau officials on 24th April. The letter was sent to Mr. Chen Wei, Director of Regulation Department II detailing concerns raised during the April meeting and providing insights into European leasing 'Best Practice'.

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2020-06-15 > Beijing, Shanghai

Meeting with the China Cybersecurity Review Technology and Certification Centre (CCRC) on the Cybersecurity Review Measures

The European Chamber held a meeting with officials from the China Cybersecurity Review Technology and Certification Centre (CCRC) to seek clarifications to questions from members on the recently released Cybersecurity Review Measures.

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2020-06-13 > All chapters

Submitted comments to the NPC on the Biosecurity Law

The National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a call for comments on the Biosecurity Law (the second draft for review) with an official deadline on 13th June.

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2020-06-12 > All chapters

President Wuttke Delivered a Speech at the Special Event of Global 500 Fortune and Famous Foreign Companies Energizing Wuhan

On 12th June morning, European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke was invited to attend the on-line session of the Special Event of Global 500 Fortune and Famous Foreign Companies Energizing Wuhan. Wuhan Municipal Party Secretary Wang Zhonglin attended as well and gave an opening address and nearly 80 representatives from foreign chambers of commerce, Fortune 500 companies participated in the event.

As the 1st guest to deliver the speech, President Wuttke mentioned that the Chamber in China had faced immense challenges stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak, but nothing compared to the heroic fight of the people of Wuhan, especially the sacrifice and endurance of your medical professionals. Along with the priceless success in COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control, now was considered as a good timing for Chinese government to further liberalize the economy and open up the market to the world.

The European Chamber will continue to emphasize the opportunities in Wuhan, the transportation and industrial hub of central China. And 2020 should be more than just the year that Wuhan and the world were ravaged by plague, but also into a landmark year in China’s economic story.

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2020-06-12 > Beijing

Meeting with the CAICT on Comments Sent on the Security Technical Requirements for Critical Network Devices - Common Requirements (Draft for Comments)

The European Chamber met with experts at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) to further discuss the collated comments submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Security Technical Requirements for Critical Network Devices - Common Requirements (Draft for Comments).

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