Panda d’oro Gala Shanghai

2021.06.09

The Italian Gala is back in Shanghai and as DPgroup we are honored to be Gold Sponsor also this year. Congratulations to Pirelli RadiciGroup and UfiFiltriSofima for winning the Panda d’oro awards!

Italian Design Icons 2021 South-West Edition in #Chongqing

2021.06.06

The exhibition has come to an end for this year, an amazing weekend of exhibitions, information sharing, networking, presentations, media coverage and of course #style and #sustainability was had by all and we were happy to once again bring Italian Design to Chongqing.

Italian Design Icons 2021 Southwest #Chongqing DAY 2 recap

2021.06.05

Many thanks to all Iconic Speakers who graced us with their presence and knowledge yesterday! Today is “Sustainable Future” Day.

EUROPEAN CHAMBER ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

2021.05.27

Grateful of the result that we have achieved together after such a long and hectic race, I had the honour of being elected as the Vice President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

40 ANNI DI GEMELLAGGIO FIRENZE-NANCHINO E SETTIMANA DELLA CULTURA

2021.05.21

Cérémonie de décoration de Madame Charlotte ROULE mard

2021.05.18

Très heureux d’avoir participé à la cérémonie de remise des insignes de chevalier de l'ordre national du mérite à Madame Charlotte Roule par Messieurs Laurent Bili, Ambassadeur de France en Chine, et Benoît Guidée, Consul Général de France à Shanghai. Ce fut un réel plaisir de collaborer avec vous ces dernières années durant notre mandat à la chambre européenne! Bravo chère Charlotte

BBQ Party

2021.05.14

Thank you Daniel and all VDMA friends for the great cooperation over the past years. As always it was really nice to join your event!

EUCCC Shanghai Board elections 2021

2021.05.11

Congratulation to the newly elected Board members and to the new and first Chairwoman of the Shanghai Chapter Board Mrs. Bettina Schön. It was a great farewell party and from today new challenges ahead. Thank you dear members!

EU Day Celebration in Shanghai

2021.05.10

A very fruitful dialogue on EU - China relations: "Building EU - China Relations for the 21st Century” hosted by the Shanghai International Studies University and organized in collaboration with the Portuguese presidency of the EU.

EUCCC Guangzhou-2021 Annual General Meeting

2021.04.28

Congratulations to the newly elected European Chamber South China Chapter board. Thanks to George for his great work in the past 2 terms of his tenure as Chairman of the board and all the best to the new Chairman Klaus Zenkel.

Chongqing & Chengdu Business Trip

2021.04.26

Two wonderful days between Chongqing and Chengdu presenting our new practical guide “Invest in China: The Southwest” which is the first in a new line of regional guides for the China market, DP Practical Guides: Invest in China Series.

Meeting with Shanghai Transport Commission

2021.04.16

The European Chamber delegation visited the Shanghai Transport Commission and met with Deputy Director General Ye Xing. We discussed the resumption of #cruise business in China and globally, the urgency of bringing back technicians to implement the shipbuilding projects, as well as the hazardous chemical transport under the new Yangtze River Protection Law.

EUCCC Nanjing AGM & Board election

2021.04.15

Interesting week of meetings with our members. All leaders in their respective sectors, from medical devices to fashion to manufacturing. Great to come back to Nanjing and to meet the new board of our European Chamber Nanjing Chapter.

China International Technology Fair Opening

2021.04.15

At the China International Technology Fair opening we met the Shanghai mayor Mr. Gong Zheng. We had the privilege to speak also at the roundtable dialogue chaired by the former China Chief negotiator for the WTO Mr. Long Yongtu.

CIMT 2021

2021.04.12

Glad to attend the CIMT 2021 - China International Machine Tool Exhibition in Beijing

EUCCC AC Breakfast with US CG Heller

2021.04.08

Honoured to meet with Mr. James Heller, USA Consul General in Shanghai and our Advisory Council Members this morning. Conversation revolved around the strengthening of the transatlantic bond between EU and US, proactive approaches to common interests and the future of USA-China relations.

Meeting with Mr. Mauro De Felip

2021.04.07

Glad to meet Mr. Mauro De Felip, GM of Ferrero China. We spoke about the food market in China, the importance of e-commerce business for the sector and the need for constant monitoring in order to prevent IPR infringement.

Meeting with Mr. Giuseppe Cattaneo

2021.04.02

Meeting with Mr. Giuseppe Cattaneo, President of Ferrari, Greater China. We discussed the luxury car market in China and how to approach market access barriers for vintage cars in order to improve the related local and national regulations

Meeting with Swedish CG

2021.03.29

Good meeting with Marie-Claire Swärd Capra, Consul General of Sweden in Shanghai today. It is important to stay connected and exchange views.

EUCCC Joint Board Meeting with Amcham China

2021.03.26

Early this week in Beijing we have jointly organized a dinner among the European Chamber Executive Committee and Amcham China Board of Governors.

CICC Meeting

2021.03.26

Glad to have participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China in Beijing. Remarkable increase in the number of active members and events. Congratulations to President Bazzoni and the new Board for these solid results.

Breakfast Meeting with French Consul General

2021.03.24

Fruitful second day of meetings in Wuhan. We had the pleasure to meet new friends such as the French Consul General Mr Olivier Guyonvarch, who heroically remained in the city during the entire outbreak, and old friends such as Mr Ying Yong, the Secretary General of CPC Hubei province and former mayor of Shanghai.

High-Level Meeting with Hubei Provincial Leaders

2021.03.23

Pleased to meet for the first time Mr Yang Zhi Chairman of Wuhan CPPCC, Mr Yang Jun Wuhan Vice Mayor and to see again an old friend Mr Zhao Haishan Vice Governor of Hubei Province. Interesting meetings to better understand the local business environment and the opportunities for European companies.

Seminar on How to engage government as an SME

2021.03.19

Glad to participate in the seminar on how to engage with the government as an SME, organized by the #EUSMEcentre and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China.

Meeting with Lithuanian ambassador

2021.03.18

Great meeting today with HE Diana Mickeviviene, Ambassador of Lithuania and Commercial Counsellor Andrius Sankauskas, during their visit to Shanghai to discuss Lithuania-China as well as EU-China relations

EUCCC Manufacturing CEO Roundtable

2021.03.11

Hosted by Joerg Wuttke, European Chamber President, today’s Manufacturing CEO Roundtable was filled with engaging conversations.

EUCCC China's Lianghui event

2021.03.10

Glad to have been part of the European Chamber’s experts’ review on China’s Two Sessions (Lianghui).

Breakfast meeting with US CG

2021.03.10

Great breakfast meeting with Jim Heller USA Consul General in Shanghai. We had a good discussion about vaccination process, travel restriction and #cai.

2021 Nanjing Municipal Government Dialogue

2021.03.09

The Yangtze River Delta integration has been singled out at the highest levels of government as a valuable driver of China’s economic growth in the aftermath of the pandemic. Across all the European Chamber chapters, we have been paying close attention to urgent topics like vaccination, cross-border travel, talent attraction and Individual income tax reform. If these issues are not soon addressed, the implications for foreign business will be severe and long-lasting.

EUCCC AC Lunch with Italian Ambassador Mr. Ferrari

2021.03.09

Honoured to have H.E. Luca Ferrari, Italian Ambassador to China, and Mr Michele Cecchi, Consul General of Italy in Shanghai, join us for lunch today. Together with our Advisory Council members we discussed Italy’s strategy for the G20 Presidency and COP26, along with the future of EU-US-China relations, all against the backdrop of COVID-19 and the world economic recovery. We also presented our latest Shanghai position paper. This week together with President Wuttke we will meet also with the Heads of Mission of the EU State members based in Shanghai.

Meeting with Mr. Yang Chao

2021.02.25

Today we met with the Vice District Mayor of Pudong Mr Yang Chao and his colleagues together with our AC members. We discussed issues regarding vaccination for expats, individual income tax reform, and high tech enterprises recognition, etc. Mr Yang asked his colleagues to follow up on the issues raised and welcomed increasing communications between the Pudong government and the EuropeanChamber.

EUCCC Webinar on CAI

2021.02.09

Excellent discussion on the pros and cons of the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment with Maria Martin-Prat, François Godement, Alicia Garcia-Herrero and our President Joerg Wuttke and over 100 participants

Hurun Gala in Shanghai

2021.01.29

Hurun the best of the best Gala in Shanghai. Happy to be part of this great event thanks to Rupert and Sinclair for the invitation. Congrats to Tim and The House of #Roosevelt for winning the award as best private club in China.

Meeting with Mexican CG

2021.01.28

We were very happy to meet EMB yesterday. Lorena Larios Rodriguez, Consul General of Mexico in Shanghai, and Carlos Valera Paulino, counselor of the seconded Consulate General of Mexico in Shanghai. In our talk, we discussed the business environment in China, the position paper of the European Chamber of Commerce in China, the decoupling between the United States and China, and possible future cooperation opportunities.

Meeting with Singapore CG

2021.01.20

The Consul General of Singapore in Shanghai Mr Chua Teng Hoe, visited the Chamber’s office. We discussed the current business environment in China, Singapore and ASEAN and had the opportunity to present him with a copy of our Shanghai Position Paper.

Meeting with Turkish Consul General

2021.01.19

Good meeting with the new Consul General of Turkey in Shanghai Mr Hüsein Emre Engin and his team. We had the opportunity to introduce the European Chamber and our publications and discussed latest business and political developments in China, EU and Turkey. It is important to connect and exchange with all stakeholders

Shanghai Government Dialogue

2021.01.18

We kick-started our first Shanghai Government Dialogue with Shanghai Vice Mayor Zong Ming for 2021. Together with 8 Advisory Council member companies we brought forth issues such as vaccination availability, non-taxable benefits for expats, urban planning uncertainties, travel ban and other relevant problems for the European businesses in Shanghai. Ms Zong urged relevant departments to try to solve the problems within first half 2021.

Shanghai Decoupling Report Launch

2021.01.15

Around 100 participants joined us to examine the effects decoupling has on European business operating China. A special thank you to our panellists for an engaging discussion.

EUCCC Decoupling Report Launch Event

2021.01.15

A great start to our Shanghai Decoupling Report Launch with our Advisory Council members and member states Consuls General. Joerg Wuttke, President and Jacob Gunter, Senior Policy and Communications Manager of the European Chamber presented key findings along a wide variety of concerns, from political and financial to data governance.

Article published on Il Sole 24 Ore

2020.12.22

The European Chamber welcomes any opening in terms of market access for both private domestic and foreign companies. We hope that the removal of market restrictions, in conjunction with the revisions to the Negative List for Foreign Investment released in June, will be implemented swiftly and complemented by the removal of indirect market barriers that prevent foreign companies from taking full advantage of opening.

TEC Christmas Gala 2020

2020.12.20

Wonderful evening with amazing people.

Tasting of Mexican products

2020.12.18

Viva Mexico. Nice tasting of Mexican products at Maya restaurant. Big thanks to the Consulate general of Mexico in Shanghai and CasaMexico for the great organization and promotion of Mexican products

Opening of Sino-Italian Centre on Administration of Justice

2020.12.18

Congratulations to Tongji University in Shanghai for the opening of Sino-Italian Centre on Administration of Justice. Glad to be invited to join this important moment in order promote further the role of law

Meeting with the Shanghai High Court

2020.12.16

Very pleased to visit Shanghai High Court and met with the Vice President Mao Ronghua and his colleague. Together with Chairs from the Chamber's Legal and IP working groups, we presented key recommendations of our Shanghai Position Paper. We also discussed the restrictions on foreign law firm's practice in China and the challenges of legalizing documents at the Chinese embassies and consulates in Europe due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We are also impressed that the Shanghai High Court applies the most updated technology such as big data, blockchain, to handle cases. Follow us - more acitivities will be organized in 2021!

China Italy Business Dialogue

2020.12.12

Two days of meetings and comparison of the Italian business community in China. Glad to have participated in this important initiative to improve relations between us and China.

EUCCC China Outlook 2021 Conference

2020.12.11

Just wrapped up our China Outlook 2021 Conference, full of deep insights from a great line up of speakers. Focus was on China’s 14th five year plan and the link between business and geopolitical tensions

EUCCC-Shanghai Government Appreciation Dinner

2020.12.11

It was a pleasure to welcome Shanghai Vice Mayor Zong Ming to our 20th year anniversary celebration. A true example of the close partnership between the European business community and the city of Shanghai.

European Chamber Business Delegation Visits to Hangzhou

2020.11.25

The European Chamber's first Zhejiang provincial government dialogue: we discussed about fintech and how the local government can help members invest in the region by lowering market access barriers for financial services. Thanks to the Zhejiang provincial Department of Commerce and other related autorithies for the organization. Next stop AntFinancial and ZhejiangLab.

NUBS China Public Lecture

2020.11.10

Honored to be invited to the Notthingam University Business School - Ningbo campus to present our Shanghai Position Paper and to celebrate 50 Years of China-Italy Diplomatic Relations with many of their students. Glad to share the stage with great scholars and Prof. Geraci, former Italian undersecretary for economic development

Meeting with Mr. Zhao Haishan

2020.11.06

Glad to meet Mr. Zhao Haishan, Vice Governor of Hubei Provincial Government. After 70+ days lockdown, Hubei province and the heroic city Wuhan have provided valuable experience of the pandemic control to the world. Now it’s back to normal and Hubei has launched a three-year development plan which involves RMB 3.4 trillion. A big opportunity for the European business! Stay tuned - we will visit the province in the near future.

Meeting with Mr. Wang Jian

2020.11.04

Glad to have Zhejiang Commerce Department Deputy Director General Mr. Wang Jian to visit us today. As one of the richest provinces in China, Zhejiang is really important for our members for business expansion. A high level communication mechanism is much needed - it will deepen our understanding of the region and bring big investment to the province.

Shanghai Position Paper

2020.11.02

Our Shanghai Local Position Paper addresses how the city’s authorities can increase investor confidence by removing market access barriers, creating transparency and predictability in legislation, and leveling the playing field for foreign companies.

MOFCOM Event

2020.10.30

Thanks to MOFCOM for organising the Cloud Summit on China-Europe Economic, Trade and Investment Cooperation and Virtual Investment Promotion. We had a special dialogue with the DDG of the Zhejiang department of commerce, calling for the acceleration of YRD integration and identifying more opportunities for European investment.

Shanghai Position Paper 2020/21

2020.10.29

Getting ready for the launch of our Shanghai Position Paper 2020/21. We discussed our findings with media friends, board members and working group chairs. Join us next Monday for the official launch.

Nanjing City Qixia district investment forum

2020.10.22

Pleased to deliver a speech about Yangtze River Delta integration at the Nanjing City Qixia district investment forum in Shanghai. Honored to be invited by the City where I started my journey in China many years ago

German Consulate National Day

2020.10.21

We attended a reception in honour of the German National Day marking 30 years of German reunification hosted by Consul General Dr Althauser

Celebration of the 40th anniversary of the French Consulate General in Shanghai

2020.10.21

Today we attended the 40th anniversary of the French Consulate General in Shanghai located in the 100 year old Villa Basset. Good to meet and exchange with Ambassador Laurent Bili.

EU China discussion at SISU

2020.10.17

Thoughtful insight on the challenges and common goals of the EU-China relationship yesterday. Thanks to Consul General Dr Althuauser of Germany and SISU for organising this event

Belt and Road Initiative 3

2020.10.17

Thanks to #ClassCNBC for inviting us at the "Belt and Road Initiative 3”. We had the opportunity to talk about the #BRI initiative and investment from #China to other countries of South East Asia with particular focus on Vietnam.

The 45th-Anniversary Celebration of EU-China Diplomatic Relations and Business Networking

2020.10.15

Thanks to the EUCCC Nanjing chapter for organising yesterday’s great event to celebrate
45 years of EU-China diplomatic relations. We met with Mr. Hui Jianlin, Vice Governor of Jiangsu province; Mr. Sun Jin, DDG of the Jiangsu department of commerce; and Mr. Shen Jianrong, Vice Mayor of Nanjing. Over 100 attendees participated in our afternoon conference, where we discussed the importance of Yangtze River Delta Integration.

9th VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit 2020

2020.09.23

Glad to present our European Chamber views at the 9th VDMA Mechanical Engineering Summit 2020 in Shanghai.

Meeting with US CG

2020.09.18

Good meeting with newly appointed US Consul General James Heller. It is more important than ever to exchange notes about the issues of our businesses in China and the Yangtze River Delta in particular.

CIIF in Shanghai Opening Ceremony

2020.09.15

CIIF in Shanghai Opening Ceremony

European Business in China – Position Paper 2020-2021

2020.09.11

We had a pleasant evening yesterday in Shanghai welcoming Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Chamber, our Advisory Council Members and Consul Generals to an exclusive launch of our annual flagship publication, the European Business in China – Position Paper 2020-2021. We shared the importance of this publication as it represents the voice of European business in China, dives into the many challenges that still remain in the China market, while providing productive recommendations to both the Chinese and European governments.

EUCCC-Online briefing session with the Cabinet of Valdis Dombrovskis

2020.09.10

Today together with European Chamber colleagues we briefed the cabinet of Executive Vice President of the EU Commission Dombrovskis about our new Position Paper and the most pressing issues of European Business in China ahead of the call between EU and Chinese leaders next Monday

CIFIT and Hurun

2020.09.10

Glad to join the CIFIT and Hurun & International friends dinner in Xiamen! While in Fujian province, we also presented the results of our latest survey and highlighted the needs of economical reform after the COVID-19 outbreak in China

Meeting with Mr. Daniel Zhang

2020.09.05

At Hangzhou international day with Mr Daniel Zhang Executive Chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group

Hangzhou international day

2020.09.05

Glad to come back to Zhejiang Province and to have the opportunity to meet with Mr Xu Ming, Secretary General of CPC Hangzhou committee, Mr Ke Jixin Vice Mayor of Hangzhou city and with Mrs. Zhou Shu FAO director Hangzhou city. Interesting meetings useful to foster future cooperation between our members and Zhejiang province authorities.

2020 China Investment Conference

2020.08.27

The European Chamber hosted yet another successful conference, this time focusing on the opportunities that still lie for investment in China as the economy quickly recovers. We welcomed speakers from Arkema, Comau, Deloitte, ENGIE, FAIST, Freudenberg, Henkel, KPMG, and Total. We all agree there are still challenges for European business in China; nevertheless, cooperation and innovation prove to be key when looking forward.

the 5th Shanghai Government Dialogue

2020.08.14

We have joined the 5th Shanghai Government Dialogue to share the findings of the Shanghai Chapter’s latest survey on local business and address the challenges facing European companies with Vice Mayor Xu Kunlin. Now more than ever it is vital to bring the foreign employees and teachers back to China so that both sides can gain from long-term growth.

EU Member Meeting

2020.08.06

Together with European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke we attended a meeting of EU Members States Heads of Mission hosted by the German Consulate General in Shanghai. Germany briefed them about European Chamber member companies’ concerns with regards to return of employees and teachers for international schools.

AC Dinner

2020.08.06

Honoured to welcome Joerg Wuttke, President of the European Chamber along with our Advisory Council members to a delightful dinner yesterday evening. We discussed how the pandemic challenged Europe’s views of China and what that means for European business in China. Looking forward to continued cooperation among our Advisory Council members.

Business as Unusual Conference

2020.08.06

Today's Business as Unusual Conference brought together over 100 participants who discussed their lessons from this crisis and what's to come. We all agreed on something, we missed each other and look forward to meeting more often.

Advisory Council Lunch

2020.07.30

Great lunch with our Advisory Council Members and Sean Stein, Consul General of the USA in Shanghai. A unique opportunity to discuss the trade relationship between USA and China and the role of European business in China.

Meeting with Mr. Chen Huarong

2020.07.30

Today we met Deputy Director General of the Hubei Provincial Department of Commerce Mr Chen Huarong and his team to hear more about investment opportunities on Hubei and its China (Hubei) Pilot Free Trade Zone initiated three years ago. Another step towards normality.

Germany AC Event

2020.07.21

Together with our Advisory Council members we welcomed Dr Christine Althauser, Consul General of Germany in Shanghai to an exclusive lunch this afternoon. She shared Germany’s priorities during its presidency to the Council of the EU, led by their motto: "Together for Europe's Recovery". Our discussion centered around what a strong, fair and united Europe means for the world and for European companies in China.

French National Day

2020.07.14

Happy to catch up with Consul General Benoît Guidee, Madame Alice Guidee and the President of the French Chamber Christophe Lauras at French national day reception. Glad we can celebrate this important moment together

Meeting with Mr. Andrei Andreev

2020.07.07

Good meeting with Andrei Andreev, Consul General of the Republic of Belarus in Shanghai and his team to better understand Belarus business in China and involvement in the Belt and Road.

Semicon China 2020

2020.06.28

Alternative Sunday: Semicon China 2020

Meeting with Mr. Gang Song

2020.06.18

Today we met with the delegation from Chongqing Municipality led by Deputy Director General Mr. Gang Song from the Chongqing Commission of Commerce. We brought forward issues such as the closing borders, complex administrative burdens for one-stop service platforms for SME, talent attraction policies, high transportation cost cross the regions, and public procurement transparency. DDG Song offered to push for our members to come back to China and look into the procurement issues.

Meeting with Mr. Hua Yuan

2020.06.10

On to present the BCS 2020 to Mr Hua Yuan, Chairman of the Shanghai Commission of Commerce and discuss our members’ local issues.

EUCCC Business Confidence Survey 2020

2020.06.10

Today, we had the pleasure of presenting the European Chamber’s Business Confidence Survey 2020 to our Advisory Council members and member state Consul Generals in Shanghai. Even before COVID-19, European business in China faced many problems that the Chinese Government can address with deeper market reform. Although European business is in China to stay, we are concerned about the growing “one economy, two systems” divide.

EUCCC Annual General Meeting 2020

2020.05.31

We are maintaining our strong relationship with the Shanghai government, and through our advocacy actions and papers making sure our members' concerns are being heard, as they will be highlighted in our forthcoming local position paper. We have consistently pushed for improved market access and better operating conditions during this difficult period, to remind our counterparts of European companies' important contributions to Shanghai's economy.

All Stakeholder Meeting

2020.05.28

Just finished our All Stakeholder Meeting in Shanghai, first one in 2020. Happy to see so many Local working group Chairs joining us at the SH office and online! We have discussed our upcoming Shanghai position paper and the challenges that our members face in this difficult time

EBO Meeting

2020.05.27

Pleased to have joined today’s discussion representing the European Chamber in collaboration with the European Business Organisation (EBO). Experts from Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan shared their experience through COVID-19 and its impact on economy and business. Looking forward to continued cooperation!

Meeting with Mr. Michele Cecchi

2020.05.26

oday our Advisory Council Members met with Michele Cecchi, Consul General of Italy in Shanghai. Topics discussed varied among the aftermath of COVID-19, its impact on Europe-China relations, how businesses are being affected, and key steps for a way forward. Good to be able to meet face to face again!

Meeting with Mr. Liu Guangyong

2020.05.22

Good meeting with Deputy Director General Liu Guangyong of Shanghai FAO today who shared with us the detailed process for foreign employees to return to Shanghai through the 'normal' and 'fast-track' channel. Stay tuned to the European Chamber updates for details.

Covid-19: The Reopening and Challenges in Vietnam and Italy

2020.05.21

We had the honor of welcoming the EU Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Aliberti and the representatives from the Italian Embassy in Hanoi, ITA and ICHAM Vietnam during our webinar on the Resumption of work in Vietnam and Italy.

Fighting against Covid-19: Sharing Experience from India and Italy

2020.05.15

We had the opportunity to have the Italian Ambassador to India Mr. Vincenzo De Luca and his team from the Italian Embassy in New Delhi and many CEOs joining us for an insightful webinar on resumption of work in India and Italy after covid19 lockdown.

EUDay webinar

2020.05.12

EUDay webinar with EU Ambassador Chapuis and Consuls General of Germany, Portugal, Sweden and Czech Republic, sharing experiences with the COVID-19 crisis and discussing EU-China cooperation on the way to global recovery.

Live in few minutes

2020.04.23

Webinar with the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, we will share an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on European Business operating in China.

Roosevelt Club Membership

2020.04.19

After many years in China we are happy to become a member of the Roosevelt Club one of the most exclusive private clubs in Asia. Many thanks to Tim and Shauna!

Legal Issues Concerning Covid-19 in India and China

2020.04.15

We had the opportunity to address Indian companies on the “Legal Issues Concerning Covid-19 in #India and #China”. We thank Confederation of Indian Industries for organizing this webinar. It was comprehended that an active dialogue between businesses globally is essential to combat the economic effect of Covid-19.

ClassCNBC TV channel

2020.04.04

On ClassCNBC TV channel: We discussed about the “reopening” in China, domestic consumption, COVID-19 and the risks of a second wave of the contagion

Meeting with Consulate General of Russia in Shanghai

2020.04.03

Today we were pleased to meet the Deputy Consul Ernst Yurkin and Vice-Consul Kirill Petrov of the Consulate General of Russia in Shanghai and discuss our experience and changes in the business environment. The necessity for prompt responses to the changing queries of businesses can be felt now more than ever in the market.

Interview on TGCOM 24

2020.04.02

Interview on italian TV channel news our point: production in China has restarted but uncertainty means a slow pace for the time being

Meeting with Mr. Xu Kunlin

2020.03.10

Also in times of crisis dialogue is key. Today we had a good meeting with Shanghai Vice Mayor Xu Kunlin and SCOFCOM DDG Yang Chao to discuss concerns and recommendations of our members. Key topics regarding work resumption during the COVID-19 outbreak such as quarantine regulations, customs and transportation issues

Conference call with Mr. Zhang Ming

2020.02.29

Follow up conf call with the Chinese Ambassador to the EU Mr. Zhang Ming. We had a open dialogue about the operational reality facing European companies in China.

TV Interview time with Rai3 on TGR

2020.02.25

TV Interview time with Rai3 on TGR

EUCCC webinar

2020.02.19

EUCCC webinar ongoing over 400 members on line!

Meeting with Ambassador Zhang Ming

2020.02.06

Great meeting with the Chinese ambassador to the EU Zhang Ming. Open discussion on how EU and China can face together coronavirus emergency.

EUTOUR 2020

2020.02.05

Had a great media roundtable in Brussels as we work to expand the reach of our voice. Looking forward to our next few meetings with policymakers in Brussels, the Chinese ambassador to the EU, and an exciting gathering with the up and coming movers in the EU-China relationship at the Young China Watchers.

EUTOUR 2020 first day:

2020.02.04

Proud to be part of European Chamber team that has made it to Brussels to make sure the city hears the voice of European business in China. We are eager to do our part in shaping the relationship between the two economic powers that we call home.

'Investing in India'

2020.01.21

We had the honour to co organize the seminar about ‘Investing in India’ with our friends from the Consulate General of India in Shanghai, Invest in India and the Confederation of India Industry.

The Road Less Travelled

2020.01.17

European Involvement In China's Belt and Road Initiative. EUCCC's newest report on BRI, launched in Beijing 16th Jan and 17th Jan in Shanghai.

HURUN 2020 Gala Dinner

2020.01.13

HURUN 2020 Best of the Best Gala Dinner: glad to be invited to the awards ceremony of successful Chinese business community

Japanese CG Event

2020.01.13

A great meeting with Ambassador Isomata, Mr Takeda and important Japanese business leaders to discuss the Corporate Social Credit System and how to improve the business environment in Shanghai

Jiangsu Government Dialogue and Appreciation Dinner

2020.01.09

Enjoyed the Jiangsu Government Dialogue and Appreciation Dinner in Nanjing. We spoke about the great Chamber-government cooperation and the close relationship between our two chapters, which will increase under the Yangtze River Delta Integration plan

China Awards 2019 Capital Elite

2019.12.11

We are proud to inform that D'Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel has won the ChinaAwards2019 CapitalElite given by Italy China Foundation and Class Editori in Milan. Another great achievement to celebrate and share with our team members, clients and families!

Committee of 100 at the Greater China Conference 2019

2019.12.07

Glad to be invited by the Committee of 100 at the Greater China Conference 2019, co-hosted by AmCham Shanghai, in order to join the panel to speak about the future of win-win market access and IPR protection and to provide the point of view of the European Chamber

Thailand National Day

2019.12.06

The National Day of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Birthday Anniversary of His Majestic King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great Thailand's Father's Day reception in Shanghai

Meeting with Mr. Zhu Min

2019.12.04

A very productive meeting today with Deputy Director General Mr Zhu Min at the Shanghai Development and Reform Commission. We had a lengthy discussion on China's corporate social credit system and discussed our members' concerns.

UAE National Day celebration

2019.12.03

Pleased to attend the UAE National Day celebration in Shanghai

CICC Guangzhou Gala

2019.11.30

A wonderful Gala in Guangzhou held by the Italy-China Chamber of Commerce in South China! Glad to have participated in this important celebration of “Made in Italy” in China

Meeting with Mr. Dante Brandi

2019.11.30

We met with Mr Dante Brandi, Consul General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City. An interesting discussion and exchange of ideas about the Vietnamese business environment and the trade relationship between Vietnam, Italy and China

Speaking about the relationship between the US, China and Vietnam

2019.11.29

It was very nice to be invited to speak about the relationship between the US, China and Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City.

At LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome

2019.11.28

At LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, the first edition of the course dedicated to China and WTO. We are very happy about the interest and intellectual curiosity demonstrated by the students and we wish them a successful international career.

Meeting with Mr. Li Bin

2019.11.27

Interesting meeting with Mr. Li Bin, economy and commercial minister counselor of the PRC Embassy in Rome.

Speaking about FDI in China

2019.11.27

It’s always an honor to be invited in Italian universities to speak about FDI in China. Thanks to the law school of the University of Parma

German Ball

2019.11.25

A wonderful 22nd German Ball in Shanghai enjoyed the atmosphere: friends, food and of course a good dance! Thanks to our friends of the German Chamber in Shanghai for the invitation

Undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, Mr. Ivan Scalfarotto

2019.11.20

Today we had the honour to welcome the Undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, Mr. Ivan Scalfarotto, to the European Chamber to discuss pressing issues on China's business environment in a closed-door meeting with Italian representatives of our Board, Working Groups and Advisory Council.

Congratulations to Comau Robotics and Mr.Giancarlo Tintori

2019.11.20

we want to congratulate Comau Robotics in receiving the award “ The Best Trending Brand of Italian Design Icons 2019 ” and Mr. Giancarlo Tintori in winning “ Most Influential Speaker of Italian Design Icons 2019”
See you in 2020!

Glad to have among our visitors the former President of European Union Commission Prof. Romano Prodi, Mr. Michele Cecchi Consul General of Italy in Shanghai and football legend Mr. Xie Hui

2019.11.18

IDI 2019

2019.11.18

We have been tirelessly working for over a year to give you a brand new industrial design experience, innovative in every single aspect in comparison to IDI2018 Shanghai Edition (even the weather!️ )

A pleasure to meet Mrs. Sabine Weyand, the EU director-general for trade and incoming trade commissioner Mr. Phil Hogan in Beijing last night. And a heartfelt farewell to Ambassador Ettore Sequi, who for several years has served the people of Italy in Chi

2019.11.12

Meeting with Commerce Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India

2019.11.12

Good meeting with Commerce Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India Anup Wadhawan and Ambassador Vikram Misri, touching on many issues Indian and European companies face in China. Thank you to Consul General Anil Kumar Rai and his team for facilitating this meeting.

Back in action CIIE with CNBC live interview

2019.11.12

The European Chamber Position Paper

2019.11.12

The European Chamber Position Paper delivered to the Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Luigi Di Maio visiting Shanghai for the CIIE opening ceremony

Discussing the EXPO and the Belt & Road Initiative

2019.11.12

Getting geared up for the second CIIE. Today we were invited on-air by the CGTN team to discuss the expo as well as the Belt & Road Initiative. We expect this year’s event to bring more concrete reform measures to reach equal treatment and a level playing field for European companies in the Chinese market.

Meeting with Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen

2019.11.12

Great discussion with Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, on EU-China relations and the issues European companies face in the Chinese market

Meetings yesterday and today with European Chamber President

2019.11.01

Good meetings yesterday and today with European Chamber President Jörg Wuttke and the EU Member States Heads of Mission here in Shanghai, our Shanghai Board and CEO Roundtable breakfast hosted by Atlas Copco

DP group wishes you and your family a very happy Diwali

2019.10.31

8th VDMA Maschinenbau Gipfel in Shanghai

2019.10.31

Good presentations and interesting discussions at the 8th VDMA Maschinenbau Gipfel in Shanghai. A successful event with over 100 guests, where I had the opportunity to present the main concerns and recommendations of our members.

Back to the pitch with the team!

2019.10.31

After an endless run of working Sundays, tremendously happy to be back to the pitch with the team!

Halloween 2019 Blood Drive

2019.10.31

Always happy to help those in need! Halloween 2019 Blood Drive bloodline many thanks to the organizers of this important activity

Honored to host in Shanghai Mr. Gunnar Wiegand

2019.10.31

Managing Director of the European External Action Service in a timely roundtable on EU-China relations with our Advisory Council members

Meeting Deputy Director General of Jiangsu CCPIT

2019.10.24

A fruitful discussion with our old friend Mr. Cong Sufeng, Deputy Director General of Jiangsu CCPIT today. Glad to see the Jiangsu authorities are eager to cooperate with us but some pressing issues, i.e., factory shut-down and relocation due to a local chemical incident, need to be solved as soon as possible. Look forward to continue working with the CCPIT and its members also in 2020.

Roundtable on EU-China relations

2019.10.24

Honored to host in Shanghai Mr. Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director of the European External Action Service in a timely roundtable on EU-China relations with our Advisory Council members

6th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen

2019.10.21

Working Sunday well spent at the 6th world internet conference in Wuzhen. Speaking at the cyber security roundtable dialogue, we delivered our members’ concerns about the data filing system and cross border data transfer. The roundtable was moderated by Mr. Zhao Zeliang, chief engineer of the cyberspace administration of China.

European Chamber board members working group meeting

2019.10.21

‪Excellent meeting with European Chamber board members working group chairs and business managers in Shanghai. Their dedication makes it possible for us to do so much advocacy and programming for our members. A big thanks for your great work!‬

Confederation of Indian Industry and the Consulate General of India

2019.10.16

Thank you to the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Consulate General of India for such a constructive meeting today. We look forward to working closely together in the future

New president of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce

2019.10.16

On behalf of the European Chamber of Commerce we wish the greatest success to the new president of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Yongtao Gu, in this new stage.

Teaching at UniLUISS lawschool

2019.10.14

We discussed about China, WTO, EU and FDI. Wondeful location in Rome city center, great students and positive energy.

70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China

2019.09.30

Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China at the invitation of Shanghai Mayor Mr. Ying Yong

Meeting with newly elected Mayor of Pescara city

2019.09.26

DP delegation met the newly elected Mayor of Pescara city Mr. Carlo Masci to discuss investment opportunities for Chinese companies in the city.

European Business in China Position Paper 2019/2020

2019.09.25

Glad to launch our Position Paper this year again in Shanghai. It shows how only competitive neutrality and SOE reform can sustain China’s economic growth.

German unity day celebration in Shanghai

2019.09.24

Appreciation Award of European Chamber

2019.09.23

We are glad to announce that D'Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel China received the Appreciation Award of European Chamber Sustainable Business Awards 2019! Great thanks to EUCCC and our business partners!

The Business of Sports in China

2019.09.04

Our speakers today told us their experience in attracting and retaining fans, how to disrupt the marketplace with fan engagement and what sports teams do to engage fans that is actually their greatest asset. Special thanks to Leo Xie from Shanghai SiPG to join us.

World Artificial Intelligence Conference

2019.08.31

Glad to speak at the WAIC, on a panel on AI security implications.

New report on China's Corporate Social Credit

2019.08.30

Also in Shanghai we presented our new report on China’s Corporate Social Credit System. An insightful presentation by our own president Joerg Wuttke and Sinolytics CEO Mr Conrad.

Third European Chamber Roundtable

2019.08.28

Third European Chamber roundtable with the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, chaired by Mrs Shang Yuying Deputy Secretary General of Shanghai Municipal government. This time we brought together European healthcare companies and relevant local government agencies. A new height for our advocacy activities.

August Members Briefing

2019.08.28

Good August Members Briefing with board members, working group chairs, staff and other members in which we shared the highlights of the past weeks and upcoming activities. Including the launch of our Social Credit System publication and the 3rd edition of the Sustainable Business Awards and Conference. Thank you everyone for coming.

US - China trade issues and impacts on business society in Vietnam

2019.08.27

Glad to speak at #Eurocham #Hanoi event about the USA - China trade dispute and the effect it could have on the #Vietnamese business community. A full room with insightful opinions and questions #EuropeanChamber

A Call for Urgent China Reforms.

2019.05.23

On the 20th May, we launched the European Business in China Business Confidence Survey 2019, in cooperation with Roland Berger.
A Call for Urgent China Reforms.

Meeting with Italian minister for agriculture and tourism Sen. Marco Centinaio

2019.05.23

Meeting with Italian minister for agriculture and tourism Sen. Marco Centinaio in Shanghai. Delivered our PositionPaper and discussed about the market access barriers European companies are facing in China especially in tourism and agriculture businesses

Europe Day Reception in Shanghai

2019.05.23

Thank you everyone for joining this year's Europe Day Reception in Shanghai. Special thanks to the Consulates General of the Member States of the European Union to China and to the German Chamber of Commerce in China (Shanghai) for cooperating with us and making this event a success

Celebration in Shanghai with a session hosted in Fudan

2019.05.23

Following a spirit of cooperation and development today we have started our Europe day celebration in Shanghai with a session hosted in Fudan School of economics with the consuls of the diferent European countries, special thanks to Fudan University and the Consulate of Romania for this panel discussion.

“Why Portugal?”

2019.05.23

Pleased to join today the economic seminar ‘Why Portugal?’ on the occasion of the State visit of the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and present our Shanghai Position Paper to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal Mr. Augusto Santos Silva. Many thanks to the Consul General Israel Saraiva and the AICEP Shanghai team for the invitation

Meet with Italian Prime minister Giuseppe Conte

2019.05.23

We had a great opportunity to meet the Italian Prime minister Giuseppe Conte during which we discussed the importance of reciprocity and mutual access between European countries and China, as well as the need for a level playing field for European companies invested here and their ‘promise fatigue’ arising from the fact that they still don’t have it.

Accademia Italiana della Cucina dinner

2019.04.26

Traditional dishes for the Easter in Italy! (April 25th 2019)

Chongqing DP seminar on IPR protection

2019.04.26

Live from it. (April 25th 2019)

Football Tournament in EUCCC Shanghai

2019.04.26

Congratulations to the winners! (April 20th 2019)

2019 M&A Conference

2019.04.26

fantastic edition! (April 18th 2019)

2019 OECD Economic Survey of China

2019.04.26

Great event at the Luxemburg Consulate General. (April 18th 2019)

China's New Foreign Investment Law

2019.04.26

Highly insightful event! (April 16th 2019)

2019 China-Italy Innovation and Development Summit

2019.04.26

Really interesting event! (April 2nd 2019)

2019 HR Excellence Conference: Upgrade your Retention Formula

2019.04.02

Terrific conference! (March 21th 2019)

Improving EU Access to National and Regional Financial Incentives for Innovation in China

2019.04.02

Great event in Shanghai to present an ongoing study on unequal funding opportunities for European enterprises in China. (March 20th 2019)

Belt and Road Initiative Seminar

2019.04.02

On the eve of the MOU signing between Italy and China, it's of the utmost importance to explain and clarify the various different aspects of the BRI. (March 14th 2019)

Tree Planting Day

2019.04.02

Happy Tree Planting Day! (March 12th 2019)

1994-2019: 25 Years beside the German business in China

2019.04.02

Happy anniversary to German Chamber of Commerce in East China! (March 2th 2019)

First presentation in Spanish

2019.04.02

It was a great success! (February 28th 2019)

Terrific Conference on Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)

2019.04.02

Conference on CVC with an amazing lineup of speakers from top global CVC funds and investors. (March 23th 2019)

D&P Group Kick Off Y2019

2019.04.02

DP Group 2019 annual kick off meeting, impressive presentations lots of sharing, keep growing! (March 30th 2019)

The Grand Opening of Capella Sanya

2019.01.18

This what we call excellence.(January 16th 2018)

Valeriy Matsel! Big projects are coming!

2018.11.19

It always a great pleasure to meet the Consul General of Belarus in Shanghai Mr. Valeriy Matsel! Big projects are coming! (October 12th 2018)

Our EUCCC Position Paper 2017 presenting

2018.11.19

Presenting our EUCCC Position Paper 2017 to Dr. Eyal Propper Consul General of Israel in Shanghai.(November 16th 2017)

The EUCCC BCS 2017 presenting

2018.11.19

Presenting the EUCCC BCS 2017 to Mr. Li Zhenmin Deputy Secretary General Shanghai Enterprise Confederation with Mr. Herve Roesch, our Chair of Investment WG.(September 14th 2017)

"Invest in Italy: the new Italian visa for investors"- Nanjing

2018.11.19

DP Group thanks all of the top speakers, friends, the Consulate General of Italy in Shanghai, FESCO Nanjing and Suning Group for the kind support and participation!(July 12th 2018)

EUCCC meeting with the Shanghai Justice Bureau DDG Mr. Wang Xie.

2018.11.19

EUCCC meeting with the Shanghai Justice Bureau DDG Mr. Wang Xie. Keeping improving the business environment for European Law Firms and European Lawyers in China.(October 21st 2016)

Being interviewed by SMG Legal Channel (法治天地)in chinese language

2018.11.19

Being interviewed by SMG Legal Channel (法治天地)in chinese language? DONE! See you soon on Channel 18 for series on international legal practice.(January 16th 2018)

Meeting with Deputy Consul General of the Russian Federation in Shanghai

2018.11.19

Interesting meeting with Deputy Consul General of the Russian Federation in Shanghai Mr. Eugene Gryaznov to update him about the activities of D&P Russia Desk.(July 7th 2017)

Advance EU Access to Financial Incentives for Innovation in China

2018.11.19

We were delighted to be at yesterday's seminar—the final in a series of seminars contributing to the drafting of the study—and to hear the opinions of European and Chinese researchers on this important topic.(December 15th 2017)

Abruzzo tour 2017: 3 days of seminars and meetings

2018.11.19

Abruzzo tour 2017: 3 days of seminars and meetings among others with Mr. Daniele Sebastiani President of Pescara Calcio Serie A football team as well as Mr. Marco Alessandrini Mayor of President of Pescara Calcio Serie A football team as well as Mr. Marco Alessandrini Mayor of Pescara - China is a bit closer. (May 29th 2017)

Chinese National day's celebration

2018.11.19

Celebrating Chinese National day in Rome at the Italian Minister of economic development to present the European Chamber Position Paper 2018. (October 3rd 2018)

Nanjing historic cities Forum morning session

2018.11.19

Nanjing historic cities Forum morning session with Mayor of Nanjing Mr. Miao Ruilin, Vice Mayor of Florence Mr. Giovanni Bettarini, Consul General of Italy in Shanghai Mr. Stefano Beltrame and many other mayors from all around the world(October 24th 2016)

La Cerimonia di Apertura del Parco Industriale Innovativo Italiano --Changzhou

2018.11.19

Meeting with Mr. Fang Guoqiang deputy mayor of Changzhou city.(November 8th 2016)

Meeting with Mr. Pietro Grasso--Shanghai

2018.11.15

Meeting with Mr. Pietro Grasso, President of Italian Senate ( Upper House ) what an honor.(December 12th 2015)