European Chamber Hosts Appreciation Dinner: Shanghai Pioneering 40 Years of Reform and Opening Up

2018-12-06 | Shanghai

On 6 December, the European Chamber Shanghai Chapter hosted the appreciation dinner to mark the 40 anniversary of China's reform and opening up. Over 150 people attended the dinner including Mr. Nicolas Chapuis, the EU Ambassador to China, and Mr. Xu Kunlin, the Vice Mayor of the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. As guests of honour, Ambassador Chapuis delivered keynote speech. In his speech, Ambassador Chapius spoke highly of Shanghai's leading role in piloting reforms in various areas and emphasised challenges that the European businesses are still facing in China despite of many years of advocacy. This includes but not limited to limited market access and protection of intellectual property rights.