Policy

Belt & Road Initiative: Business Opportunities and Challenges for European SMEs

The size and scope of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) warrant European companies, including SMEs, giving it a close look. In fact, according to the European Chamber’s Business Confidence Survey 2018, businesses are doing just that: more than half of respondents saw opportunities in…

BRI: The Long and Winding Road

In his forward to this special issue of Eurobiz on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Mats Harborn, President of the European Chamber of Commerce in China, outlines the constructive role the Chamber has to play when it comes to improving BRI projects. Focusing on…

China’s Standardisation Reform and Its Impact on European Companies with Business in China

Standardisation plays an important role in market access; in fact, it immediately impacts how companies can conduct business, says Dr. Betty Xu, Standardisation Expert, Project Director of the Seconded European Standardisation Expert in China. China standardisation law reforms in recent years changed the way that…

The Case OF Huawei V Samsung

A new benchmark for standard essential patent litigation in China

Paving the Way: loan use in BRI expansion

As President Xi Jinping’s signature foreign policy, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) incorporates an ambitious array of projects with diverse political and financial risks.

China’s ‘reform deficit’ is fuelling current global tensions

The global economic system has for some months been moving ever closer towards a precipice from which nobody wants to fall. The escalation of tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of American imports from China is an acceleration towards the edge of global…

Tackling China’s ‘Reform Deficit’

European Business in China Position Paper 2018/2019

President’s Foreword

China Must Stop Protecting its Own Companies, They Can Stand on their Own Two Feet Now

A New Opportunity

Why the US-China trade war could benefit European food industries