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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2020-06-12 > Beijing

Meeting with the CAICT on Comments Sent on the Security Technical Requirements for Critical Network Devices - Common Requirements (Draft for Comments)

The European Chamber met with experts at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) to further discuss the collated comments submitted to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Security Technical Requirements for Critical Network Devices - Common Requirements (Draft for Comments).

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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

Advocacy Letter to the National Medical Products Administration on the Unique Device Identification Pilot Programme

On 11 June, the Consumable and Disposable Medical Device Desk sent an advocacy letter to the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) on the Unique Device Identification (UDI) pilot programme.

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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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2020-06-12 > Beijing

Input for EU Transport Counsellors on planned resumption of international flights between China and Europe

A & A's recommendations of the resumption of flights goes far beyond the sole administration of CAAC, We would Convey the message at high political level, and list such topic at the next EU-China Summit on 22 June to present the concerns of EU business in the context of restoration of normal economic and trade relations and the resumption of scheduled international flights.

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2020-06-12 > Beijing

Follow-Up Meeting with the European Union (EU) Delegation on the Resumption of EU Airlines

A follow-up meeting after the first one on May 21. A number of carriers have already expressed concern that the current strict limits on provision of services may lead in future to a situation of competitive disadvantage for foreign companies. EU carriers have made a major contribution to China's current level of prosperity and would like to explore the ways to make this continue. Many delegates from European countries participated in the meeting.

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2020-06-11 > Beijing, Shanghai

Online meeting with the EU Delegation to discuss lobbying with the CBIRC

On 11th June, 2020, the Working Group Coordinator for Banking & Securities, updated the EU Delegation on the previous con-call the Banking & Securities Working Group had with the CBIRC. EU Delegation representatives asked for feedback on issues they could put further pressure on the CBIRC with the aim of obtaining some deliverables during their upcoming meeting with the CBIRC.

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2020-06-11 > Beijing

Advocacy Letter to the Shanghai Medical Products Administration on UDI Pilot Programme

On 11 June, the Consumable and Disposable Medical Device Desk sent an advocacy letter to the Shanghai Medical Products Administration on the Unique Device Identification pilot programme.

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