Press Releases

2020-09-16 > All chapters

European Chamber Welcomes EU-China Talks, Laments Slow Progress on Investment Deal

The European Chamber is encouraged that the EU and China summoned the political will to hold this important meeting. The frank discussions that took place on a range of sensitive issues indicates a growing maturity in the relationship.

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2020-09-10 > All chapters

European Chamber Stresses Urgency for Reform, Calls for Bold Commitments on EU-China Investment Agreement by Year’s End

The Position Paper details how persistent issues, such as limited market access and a complex regulatory environment, prevent European businesses from contributing fully to China’s sustainable development.

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2020-08-12 > All chapters

European Chamber welcomes improved policy for foreign residents returning to China, calls for greater clarity and consistency

The European Chamber has for some months been strongly advocating better mechanisms to facilitate the timely and safe return of foreign residents to China, and is encouraged by this positive development.

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2020-07-13 > All chapters

Chamber statement on the recent CRSC announcement on custodian licence requirements

The European Chamber views the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s and China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission’s recently updated requirements for applying for onshore custodian licences as a very constructive development.

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2020-07-02 > All chapters

Stance on the Updated Negative List for Foreign Investment

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (European Chamber) views the updated Negative List for Foreign Investment as another small step forward in China’s reform and opening up agenda.

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2020-06-30 > All chapters

Stance on the US’ Decision to Suspend Hong Kong’s Special Trade Status

The ‘one country, two systems’ framework governing the relationship between Mainland China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) underpins the current and future success of ‘Asia’s World City’.

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2020-06-24 > All chapters

European Chamber Stance on the 2020 EU-China Summit

The EU-China Summit was held virtually for the first time ever on 22nd June. The annual meeting covered topics of political and economic importance. Unfortunately, the 2020 Summit failed to produce a joint communique.

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2020-06-16 > All chapters

Member Considerations and European Chamber Stance on the mid-June COVID-19 Outbreak in Beijing

Since 11th June, Beijing faced a fresh outbreak of COVID-19, with 79 confirmed cases reported so far. The outbreak response has so far been centred on the Xinfadi wholesale market in Southwest Beijing’s Fengtai District.

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2020-06-10 > All chapters

Facing Uncertainty, European Companies in China Find Themselves Navigating in the Dark

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, in cooperation with Roland Berger, today released its European Business in China Business Confidence Survey 2020 (BCS).

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2020-06-02 > All chapters

European Chamber Report Raises Concerns Over Sustainability of Operating Environment for Airlines in China

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (European Chamber) today released In for the Long Haul: Developing a Sustainable Operating Environment for Airlines in China. The report provides analysis on China’s operating environment and its impact

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