DG Sun with the European Chamber's Advisory Council

European Chamber Lobby Report – April 2013

A round up of lobbying actions undertaken by the European Chamber during the month of April.

China’s Capital Markets: Untapped Potential

Progress in China’s capital markets is far from satisfactory, falling well short of China’s economic developmental needs, the expectations of policy designers and indeed the market itself.

Should European Companies Welcome a Decline in China GDP?

There are certain generally-accepted views about the Chinese economy that are not entirely correct which can lead to misunderstandings about the market potential for European companies operating in China.

Restoring Growth in the EU

There are finally signs that the eurozone is beginning to regain some strength, however, there is still some way to go.

Of Micro Blogs and Macro Markets

When entering the Chinese market, one of the key challenges for any foreign company — especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) — is effective marketing.

Managing Your Talent

An employer in the PRC will likely face various challenges when trying to cultivate a high-performance culture and retain innovative talent.

Abuse of the Seal in China

The use of seals, as a signatory instrument and a way of legally binding entities, is a deeply-rooted tradition in the Chinese business world.

Lanzhou: Transportation and Logistics Hub for Northwest China

Lanzhou, once known as the ‘Golden City’, has been an important regional commercial centre and transportation hub since as early as the Han Dynasty (206BC – 202AD).

Learning to Fly

China’s economy, and its meteoric rise, has been dissected many times before and continues to be a subject that deserves constant examination.

The Executive Interview: Marcus Wollens, Vice President, Logistics, BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd

Marcus Wollens says BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd (BBA) has experienced fantastic growth to date and is confident about the future.