Press Releases

2009-12-01 > All chapters

European and Chinese business leaders discuss the Green Agenda at the 5th EU-China Business Summit

The 5th EU-China Business Summit co-organised by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) was held today in Nanjing. The Summit brought together more than 600 senior business leaders from the EU and China to exchange views on the theme of "The Green Agenda: Sustaining Growth Beyond the Recovery".

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2009-11-26 > All chapters

European Chamber Launches New Study on Curbing Industrial Overcapacity in China

The European Chamber today launched a unique new study examining the impact and influence of industrial overcapacity in China. Entitled Overcapacity in China: Causes, Impacts and Recommendations, the study is the first ever industry-led report on industrial capacity utilization in China.

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2009-11-21 > All chapters

European Chamber's Comment on the New Appointments in EU

The European Chamber welcomes the appointment of the Prime Minister of Belgium, Herman Van Rompuy as the first Permanent President of the European Council, and EU Trade Commissioner Catherine Ashton as Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and congratulates both on their new roles.

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2009-09-02 > All chapters

European Chamber Calls for Further Opening up and Fundamental Reforms

The European Chamber today launches the 9th edition of its primary annual lobbying document, the European Business in China Position Paper 2009/2010.

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2009-07-04 > All chapters

European Chamber welcomes Premier Wen’s statement on maintaining an open market environment

The President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Joerg Wuttke, in an address this afternoon to the Main Forum of the Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing, hailed recent comments by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao that underline China’s commitment to maintaining an open market environment.

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2009-06-30 > All chapters

Business Confidence Survey 2009: European businesses call for more action to maintain growth

The European Chamber of Commerce launches its sixth annual European Chamber Business Confidence Survey.

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2009-05-09 > All chapters

European Chamber meets with Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and EU Trade Commissioner Ashton

A European Chamber delegation today met with Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan, EU Trade Commissioner Ashton, eight other EU Commissioners and 12 Chinese ministerial level officials on the sidelines of the second EU-China High-level Economic and Trade Dialogue (HED) currently being held in Brussels.

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2009-04-25 > All chapters

European Chamber Comments on the New Postal Law

The European Chamber is disappointed that the new Postal Law does not allow Chinese companies and consumers full access to foreign express delivery service providers, and regrets that this may raise questions about China’s WTO commitments and contradict international best practices. The Chamber is also concerned about the tendency towards protectionism reflected in this law, as protectionist measures would only exacerbate the current crisis and inhibit China’s economic recovery.

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2009-04-20 > All chapters

European Chamber Quarterly Briefing

January-March 2009

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2009-03-26 > Beijing, Shanghai, Southwest China, Nanjing, Shenyang, Tianjin, South China

European Chamber Begins Sixth Annual Survey of European Businesses in China

This week the European Chamber begins its sixth annual Business Confidence Survey to gather the views and opinions of the Chamber's member companies on the current business environment in China.

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