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



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


19th September, 2016 


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.



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



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




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



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

15:00 - 15:50




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


Register via the following link: (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.