Due to their wide-ranging downstream applications and impact on the overall market, industrial gases have been dubbed the ‘blood’ of industry.
Increasing concerns over national security alongside the domestic ambitions of the China Manufacturing 2025 (CM2025) initiative have triggered increasing pessimism among foreign investors regarding China’s attitude towards future foreign investment. In general, though, there are more positive developments than setbacks, say Dr Michael Tan and…
Max Merkle, Business Manager for the European Chamber’s new Investment Working Group, provides an overview of China’s current investment environment.
The 11th EU-China Business Summit took place on 13th July, 2016, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Following speeches given by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, more than 600 business leaders from Europe and China attended workshops on…
In recent years, the business community in China has been abuzz with talk of various market access ‘negative lists’ – lists of exceptions to what would otherwise be open market access.
The various laws and regulations pertaining to the incorporation of foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) are soon to be consolidated.
In this article Axel Berger of the German Development Institute takes a broad view of the current EU-China investment negotiations with respect to other international processes.