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European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

China Dispatches

Sharing on-the-ground insights from European business leaders and experts about China on current events, policy updates and the experiences of doing business across the country.

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China ShortCuts

Five-minute weekly catch-up about the Chinese business landscape. Tune in every Wednesday for the latest economic data, market trends, and policy and regulatory updates.

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  • Episode 27: Market access in China: opportunities and challenges

    Episode 27: Market access in China: opportunities and challenges

    The European Chamber published its annual Business Confidence Survey in early May. It shows a significant improvement in perceptions about market opening: 19% of respondents report significant market opening in their industry, which is the highest level recorded in the past decade; and 26% of respondents report some opening, the same proportion as last year. […]

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  • 17th July 2024: Foreign Trade Data in June and H1

    This episode contains segments on: Foreign trade data in June and the first half of 2024; China’s GDP and macroeconomic indicators in the second quarter this year; Temporary policy adjustments in six Chinese cities to boost foreign investment in the service sector; European Commission anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese titanium dioxide imports. Also, if you listen […]

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  • 10th July 2024: China’s price indices in June

    This episode contains segments on: China’s price indices in June; State Council’s action plan to improve government procurement; Guideline to prevent financial fraud in the capital market; China Climate Change Blue Book 2024. Also, listeners are invited to join an event online or in Beijing on 23rd July on the impact of the French elections […]

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  • 3rd July 2024: Renewed calls for attracting foreign investment

    This episode contains segments on: China’s renewed calls for attracting foreign investment; Official Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index (PMI) and Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI in June; Industrial profits from January to May; Also, listeners are invited to join an event in Beijing on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) to discuss the challenges and future […]

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  • Episode 26: The Bumpy Road to Carbon Neutrality

    Episode 26: The Bumpy Road to Carbon Neutrality

    The European Chamber published its annual Business Confidence Survey in early May. One section of the survey is on carbon neutrality. It is a key policy priority for the Chinese Government, which targets peaking carbon emissions before 2030 and achieving carbon neutrality by 2060. It is also a key goal of European businesses in China, […]

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  • 26th June 2024: EU and China agree to talks on potential EV tariffs

    This episode contains segments on: EU and China agree to talks on potential EV tariffs; China to limit low-end capacity in the solar industry; Foreign direct investment from January to May 2024; New measures to boost consumption; From the Chamber’s side, the latest issue of EURObiz is released and available to download.

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  • 19th June 2024: EU’s tariffs on China’s electric vehicles

    This episode contains segments on: EU’s tariffs on battery electric vehicles imported from China; Retail sales and industrial production data in May; Consumer and producer prices in May; Group of Seven’s stance on trade relations with China. From the Chamber’s side, a high-level meeting with vice minister of the State Administration for Market Regulation took […]

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  • 12th June 2024: Draft Rules on Implementing Registered Capital Management System

    This episode contains segments on: State Council adopted draft rules on implementing the management system for registered capital stipulated by the company law; Foreign trade data in May; China’s Provincial Business Environment Index 2023 Report Also, listeners are invited to join an event in Beijing or online on 19th June on the European Parliament’s election […]

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  • 5th June 2024: State Council Releases Carbon Reduction Plan

    This episode contains segments on: The State Council’s 2024-2025 Action Plan for Energy Conservation and Carbon Reduction; May’s Official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) and the Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI; The International Monetary Fund’s revised economic growth projection for China. Also, European Business Organisation’s Worldwide Network released its Position Paper on the European Union’s new […]

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  • 29th May 2024: China Says Hotels Must Accept Foreign Guests

    This episode contains segments on: China calling on hotels to accept foreign guests; Utilised foreign direct investment and industrial profits from January to April; The EU’s corporate sustainability due diligence directive. Also, the European Chamber will hold a breakfast roundtable on June 6th in Beijing. Listeners are welcome to attend the event, where Dr Scott […]

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