Advocacy Actions

2020-06-16 > All chapters

Meeting with Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson

On 16th June, a group of Advisory Council members and Energy Working Group Chairs led by President Joerg Wuttke met with Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson.

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2020-06-16 > All chapters

President Wuttke presents the Chamber's BCS 2020 to Heads of Mission

On 16th June, European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke presented the findings of the 2020 Business Confidence Survey (BCS) to European member state Heads of Mission.

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2020-06-15 > Beijing, Shanghai

Submitted comments to NEA on Constructing the Mechanism of Improving Clean Energy Consumption

On 15th June, the European Chamber's Environment and Energy working groups submitted input to the NEA on Constructing the Mechanism of Improving Clean Energy Consumption (Draft for Comments).

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2020-06-15 > All chapters

Phonecall with the Secretary-General of the Remanufacture Committee of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CPRA).

On 15th June, 2020, key representatives from the Auto components Working Group had a con-call with the Secretary General of the Remanufacture Committee of China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CPRA). Some issues of key importance to the remanufacturing industry and Chamber paper content of arguments were discussed. The meeting was a follow up to the advocacy actions the Chamber had with SG Xie back in March after their Yangze River Delta Visits in June.

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2020-06-15 > Shanghai

Lobby Letter to Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau on industry concerns faced by European leasing companies operating in the city

The letter is a follow up action to the meeting held between working group representatives and bureau officials on 24th April. The letter was sent to Mr. Chen Wei, Director of Regulation Department II detailing concerns raised during the April meeting and providing insights into European leasing 'Best Practice'.

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2020-06-15 > Beijing, Shanghai

Meeting with the China Cybersecurity Review Technology and Certification Centre (CCRC) on the Cybersecurity Review Measures

The European Chamber held a meeting with officials from the China Cybersecurity Review Technology and Certification Centre (CCRC) to seek clarifications to questions from members on the recently released Cybersecurity Review Measures.

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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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2020-06-12 > Beijing, Shanghai

Feedback on Industry Concerns to the EU Delegation ahead of the Meeting between the EU Ambassador H.E Mr. Nicholas Chapuis and CBIRC Chairman Mr. Guo Shuqing

On 12th July, members of the Consumer Finance & NBFI Working Group and the Insurance Working Group submitted their main urgent industry concerns and a updated version of their respective 'low-hanging fruits list' to the European Union Delegation in China ahead of the meeting between the EU Ambassador H.E Mr. Nicolas Chapuis, and the CBIRC Chairman Mr. Guo Shuqing.

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2020-06-12 > Beijing, Shanghai

Memo for the EU Delegation to represent Banking members during meeting with CBIRC

After an online meeting with representatives from the EU Delegation on 11th June, a memo was drafted and sent to them on 12th June to represent the interests of Banking members during an upcoming meeting between the EU Ambassador and the Chairman of the CBIRC.

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