Tag Archives: Economy

Opportunities and Challenges for EU SMEs

The Chinese market has seen many changes in 2016, opening up new opportunities for European small businesses while demanding even more advanced local knowledge and experience.

Starting small, thinking big: building a better platform for SME growth

  One of the keys to SMEs’ success is a focus on long-term economic growth and financial stability.

SMEs in China: New Opportunities and Old Challenges

The European Chamber has long advocated for the interests of European SMEs in China. In the EU they are important sources of employment – over the past five years, SMEs have created around 85 per cent of new jobs and provided two-thirds of total private…

Overcapacity in China: An Impediment to the Party’s Reform Agenda

On 22nd February, 2016, the European Chamber of Commerce in China released its second major study on overcapacity in China’s industrial economy.

China’s Multispeed Economy: opportunities and challenges in industrial products and services

Business leaders across China’s industrial landscape just waved goodbye to a challenging and, for many, probably a worse-than-expected 2015.

The Two Negatives Aren’t a Positive

As China’s economy continues to slow, European businesses operating there are increasingly asking a question that you might not expect of a country that’s clearly in need of further high value-added investment: how welcome are we here? On 1st December, this conundrum was brought into…

The Audacity to Change

  The European Business in China Position Paper 2015/2016 is launched

Are the Global Markets Right to be Concerned about China?

China’s influence on the global business environment, economy and markets has been thrown into stark relief by events during the past two months.

Harbin: Gateway to Russia and transport hub for northeast China

As the capital of China’s Heilongjiang province, Harbin is a key political, economic and cultural centre in Northeast China.

Zhuhai: an emerging force in South China

Located in the centre of the Pearl River Delta (PRD), Zhuhai is one of China’s four original Special Economic Zones (SEZs) established in 1980.