Advocacy Actions

2020-06-13 > All chapters

Submitted comments to the NPC on the Biosecurity Law

The National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a call for comments on the Biosecurity Law (the second draft for review) with an official deadline on 13th June.

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2020-06-12 > All chapters

President Wuttke Delivered a Speech at the Special Event of Global 500 Fortune and Famous Foreign Companies Energizing Wuhan

On 12th June morning, European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke was invited to attend the on-line session of the Special Event of Global 500 Fortune and Famous Foreign Companies Energizing Wuhan. Wuhan Municipal Party Secretary Wang Zhonglin attended as well and gave an opening address and nearly 80 representatives from foreign chambers of commerce, Fortune 500 companies participated in the event.

As the 1st guest to deliver the speech, President Wuttke mentioned that the Chamber in China had faced immense challenges stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak, but nothing compared to the heroic fight of the people of Wuhan, especially the sacrifice and endurance of your medical professionals. Along with the priceless success in COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control, now was considered as a good timing for Chinese government to further liberalize the economy and open up the market to the world.

The European Chamber will continue to emphasize the opportunities in Wuhan, the transportation and industrial hub of central China. And 2020 should be more than just the year that Wuhan and the world were ravaged by plague, but also into a landmark year in China’s economic story.

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2020-06-10 > All chapters

Webinar with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on Business Environment Improvement Sichuan Session

On 10th June, CCPIT organized an online webinar on Business Environment Improvement (Sichuan Session). Multiple foreign chambers of commerce and a few foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) attended the webinar. The webinar aims to keep foreign investment and foreign trade stable, further strengthen the promotion and protection of foreign investment, promote the optimization of business environment in Sichuan.

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2020-06-10 > All chapters

Phone call between ECHI secretary and Qiuyuan Xu, SAMR

The ECHI coordinator had a phone call with Ms. Qiuyuan Xu on several issues following their last in-person meeting.

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2020-06-09 > All chapters

Exclusive Dialogue with Chairperson of the Centre for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University, former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Madam Fu Ying

On 9th June, the European Chamber held an exclusive dialogue with Madam Fu Ying, China’s former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is currently the Chairperson of the Centre for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University. Representatives from nearly 200 companies, embassies and associations attended the event.

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2020-06-08 > All chapters

Online Meeting with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) 2nd Quarter Survey on Chinese Investment Environment

On 11th June, in order to communicate operational challenges facing by foreign enterprises in doing business in China and collecting suggestions to improve the investment environment, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) invited around 140 representatives from enterprises, European Chamber, Amcham, and government officials from Foreign Investment Department of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Foreign Investment Department of Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), General Department of State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), International Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), International Department of Ministry of Finance (MOF) to attend CCPIT 2nd quarter online meeting.

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2020-06-02 > All chapters

Media Summary on European Chamber Airline Sector Report

The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China released the new Airline Sector Report: In for the Long Haul: Developing a Sustainable Operating Environment for Airlines in China.

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2020-05-28 > All chapters

[VIP Webinar Series] Peak Globalisation? The Future of EU-China-US Relations

On 28th May, European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke hosted Charlene Barshefsky, former US trade representative who oversaw the US side of the negotiations with Premier Zhu Rongji for China’s accession to the WTO in 2001; Jyrki Katainen, former EU Commission vice president and former prime minister of Finland, who spearheaded the EU’s work on jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness and Mikuláš Dzurinda, former prime minister of Slovakia, for the last of the Chamber's VIP Webinar Series.

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2020-05-26 > All chapters

[VIP Webinar Series] Sustainability Matters: Will EU and China Continue to Collaborate on Environmental Issues?

On 26th May European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke hosted European Commissioner for Environment Virginijus Sinkevičius, CEO of China Dialogue Isabel Hilton, and Ma Jun, Director of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for a discussion on EU-China cooperation on environmental issues.

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2020-05-19 > All chapters

Call Conference on the Survey for the Upcoming Bilateral Negotiation on Comprehensive Investment Agreement Concerning European Automotive Investor.

In the meeting, delegates from EUCCC discussed various topics concerning the upcoming bilateral negotiation on Comprehensive Investment Agreement, and its impact on European automotive investors in China.

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