This episode contains roundtable discussion with foreign companies in healthcare-related industries held by the Ministry of Commerce, with comments from Annie Yin, chair of the European Chamber’s Healthcare Equipment working group; the fourth China-EU High Level Dialogue on Environment and Climate in Beijing; China’s producer and consumer price index in June; and a symposium on economic situation chaired by Chinese Premier Li Qiang. From the Chamber side, President Jens Eskelund went on a two-day visit to Brussels to meet European stakeholders.Read More
With Chinese and global economic growth expected to slow, and China making the transition to long-term management of the COVID-19 pandemic, how are HR professionals’ strategies on workforce management evolving?
In this episode, our host Gao Rui, senior marketing manager at the European Chamber, is joined by Sunny Sun and Wang Shuhong, chair and vice chair of European Chamber’s Human Resources Forum in Beijing, and Ning Fei, Head of HR and Workplace, Airbus in China. They discuss HR strategies and best practices from European companies’ perspectives.Read More
This episode contains the European Council conclusions on the EU’s relations with China; the newly adopted Law on Foreign Relations of the People’s Republic of China; the official purchasing managers’ index (PMI) and the Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI in June. From the Chamber side, join the next session in the Insight China series on 13th July to hear from Professors Daniel A. Bell and Yao Yang on the influence of Confucianism on modern Chinese politics.Read More
This episode covers the tourism data during the Dragon Boat Festival; Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to German and France; profits of China’s larger industrial firms in the first five months of 2023; and heat waves putting pressure on China’s power supply. From the Chamber side, the latest issue of EURObiz on Environmental, Social and Governance or ESG is released and available to download.Read More
This episode covers industrial production, retail sales and unemployment data in May; foreign direct investment (FDI) in China in the first five months of 2023; and Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s visit to Germany. From the Chamber side, the Business Confidence Survey 2023 was released on 21st June and is available to download here.Read More
This episode covers China’s producer and consumer prices indexes in May; a European Council on Foreign Relations report on where European member states’ stand in a potential US-China conflict; installed capacity of non-fossil fuel energy sources in China; and a new series of measures on reducing costs for companies. From the Chamber side, join the launch of the Business Confidence Survey 2023 on 21st June to find out how business assess the operating conditions in China.Read More
This episode contains China’s import and export data in May; China-European Business Forum organised by the Tianjin Municipal Government, with comments from Christoph Schrempp, chair of the European Chamber’s Tianjin Chapter; manufacturing and services activity data in May released by Caixin; and Rhodium Group’s report on local government debt and China’s economic growth prospect. From the Chamber side, join the event on 13th June on the latest status and trends of COVID-19 in China and hear from experts about health and HR advice.Read More
This episode covers the Chamber’s newly elected executive committee; manufacturing and services activity in May; and profits of China’s larger industrial firms in the first four months of 2023. From the Chamber side, join the first episode of a new event series on global industrial strategies on 8th June, focussing on the United States’ Chips Act and the global semiconductor ecosystem.Read More
One founding member of the European Chamber went on to serve as its president for four terms spanning over a decade and a half, all while balancing an enormous workload, dividing his time between Chamber tasks and his day-job as the head of BASF in Beijing. After stepping down as Chamber president in May, he left big shoes to fill, as well as a legacy that will carry on informing the development of business ties between the EU and China for years to come.
In this episode, our host Mariann Nagy, policy and communications manager at the European Chamber, sat down with President Emeritus Joerg Wuttke to look back at his prolific work at the Chamber and the future he envisages for the organisation at a time when EU-China relations are at a critical juncture.Read More
This episode covers the resumption of international cruises, with comments from Tiger Young, chair of the European Chamber’s Maritime Manufacturing and Industrial Services Working Group; government plans for establishing a unified national market; and foreign direct investment into China in the first four months of 2023. From the Chamber side, the inaugural Government Affairs Conference will be held on 7th June in Beijing.Read More