EU-China Relations: An Update for Business - recommended by ACBA

Organiser: 

 

EU Chamber of Commerce in China / EU-China Business Association / Business Europe

Date:

19th September, 2016 

Place:

BUSINESSEUROPE, Avenue de Cortenbergh 168, 1000 Brussels

BusinessEurope, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) and the EU-China Business Association (EUCBA) are pleased to invite you to a seminar on EU-China relations. 

 

The EU-China relationship is of significant importance to the European business community, with trade in goods and services totalling over 1 billion euros per day. China is now the EU’s second largest trading partner while the EU is China’s largest trading partner. 

 

This seminar aims to provide a holistic overview of the state of EU-China relations for the European business community. Topics include a presentation on the general business environment in China for European companies; the outcomes of the EU-China Summit held in Beijing on 13 July; the EU’s new China strategy released in June; and the state of play on the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment.

 

Programme

13:30-14:00 Registration
14:00-14:15  Welcome by Markus J. Beyrer, Director General, BusinessEurope 

14:15-14:40

 

Speech by Jörg Wuttke, President, European Union Chmaber of Commerce

14:40-14:55

 

 

Speech by Rupert Schlegelmilch (tbc), Director Services and Investment, Intellectual Property and Public Procurement, DG Trade, European Commission

14:55-15:10

 

Speech by Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director for Asia, European External Action Service

15:00 - 15:50

Q&A

15:50-16:00

 

Closing remarks by Stefaan Vanhooren, Vice Chairman, EU-China Business Association (EUCBA)

Registration

Register via the following link: https://www.businesseurope.eu/eu-china-relations-update-business (external link)

 

 

Places are limited and are based on a first come first served basis. If you cannot attend the event, please cancel your registration no later than one business day prior to the event.