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As 2022 comes to a close, China’s economic outlook is the most uncertain since the country first embarked upon its programme of reform and opening more than four decades ago. Its COVID strategy has been put to the test, with nationwide outbreaks of the highly transmissible Omicron variant disrupting business operations on an unprecedented scale throughout the year. Other significant internal challenges include China’s mounting debt crisis, the unravelling of its real estate sector, demographic headwinds and stalling consumption growth.

  • 2022-12-09 | 13:30 - 18:20
  • TBD

2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the rollout of China’s Cybersecurity Law and the first anniversary of the enactment of the Data Security Law (DSL) and the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL). A host of related finalised and draft regulations have been released in recent months, especially on cross-border data transfer, bringing about imminent compliance requirements for foreign companies operating in the Chinese market.

  • 2022-12-12 | 14:00 - 18:25
  • Wangfu Ballroom, 2F, The Peninsula Beijing

Last July, the European Commission unveiled its "Fit for 55" package, named after the EU's plan to cut net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels, and reach Carbon neutral by 2050. The package aims to make EU climate policy more binding and accelerate the EU's decarbonisation. The proposal for a carbon border tax (CBAM) is a central part of the Fit for 55 proposal, which introduces improvements to the EU Carbon Market (EU ETS).

  • 2022-12-13 | 15:00 - 16:30
  • zoom online