Press Releases

2008-11-28 > All chapters

The European Chamber is disappointed about the postponement of the 11th EU-China Summit

The European Chamber is disappointed that in times of global financial turmoil and a significant economic slowdown the Chinese leadership decided to postpone the EU-China Summit scheduled to take place in Lyon on 1st December.

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2008-11-25 > All chapters

European Chamber Business Confidence Survey 2008 reports business growth potential in China

The European Chamber today launches its fifth annual European Chamber Business Confidence Survey. More than 250 European companies active in China reported their optimism and concerns about doing business in China.

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2008-10-26 > All chapters

EU-Sichuan Investment & Cooperation Conference Presents Opportunities to European Businesses

The EU-Sichuan Investment & Cooperation Conference co-organised by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and the Sichuan Province People's Government takes place in Chengdu today. This conference is the first major investment conference after the earthquake in Sichuan.

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2008-09-28 > All chapters

European Chamber welcomes the implementing rules of the Labour Contract Law

On 18th September, the State Council issued the long-anticipated Implementing Rules for the Labour Contract Law.

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2008-09-19 > All chapters

Mandelson discusses opportunities, barriers in China with EU Business

EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson has today met in Brussels with representatives of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

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2008-09-09 > All chapters

Eighth annual Position Paper reports business optimism but seeks increased transparency and fairness

The European Chamber today launches its annual European Business in China Position Paper 2008/2009. This year's Position Paper indicates that European companies are generally optimistic about their business in China, but their concerns remain about market access, transparency, intellectual property rights (IPR) and environmental sustainability. Economic Nationalism appears to be a growing concern.

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2008-08-01 > All chapters

European Chamber urges the publication of implementing guidelines for China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

The European Chamber welcomes China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), which will take effect from today. The Chamber expects the law and its forthcoming guidelines will contribute towards a legal framework that supports a more open economy and a level playing field for businesses in China.

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2008-07-25 > All chapters

The European Chamber is concerned about further tightening of restrictions on business visas

Beijing, 24th July 2008. The European Chamber is concerned about further tightening of restrictions on business visas to Shanghai.

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2008-07-10 > All chapters

Asia-Invest launches first seminar on the Asian IPR Regulatory Framework in Shanghai

Shanghai, 10th July 2008. The first seminar of the Asia Invest European Business Organisations (EBOs) Asian Regional IPR Protection Project on Asian IPR Regulatory Framework organised by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China will be held today in Shanghai.

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2008-06-30 > All chapters

Appointment of new Secretary General at the European Chamber

Beijing, 29th June 2008. The European Chamber is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Friese to the position of Secretary General. Marianne will be the successor to Michael O’Sullivan and will officially take up the position of Secretary General from Monday, 25th August 2008.

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