Investment

Investing in the future: China’s opportunity to shape a better environment for investment

Max Merkle, Business Manager for the European Chamber’s new Investment Working Group, provides an overview of China’s current investment environment.

The 4th Industrial Revolution, Connectivity and Investment: the EU-China Business Summit

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…

China’s Trial Negative List for (domestic and foreign) market access

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.

Light at the end of the tunnel? – the draft Foreign Investment Law

The various laws and regulations pertaining to the incorporation of foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) are soon to be consolidated.

Foreign investment restraints in China

A recently-published report has revealed the extent to which foreign investment is restrained in China.

EU-China Bilateral Investment Agreement negotiations

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.

Champing at the BIT

How European companies can benefit from a US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty, by Timothy P. Stratford, Covington and Burling LLP.

The Executive Interview: Mick Adams, Director, Somerley Investment Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd

Mick Adams, a former professional engineer, came to China in 2002, and has been working for Somerley in Shanghai since 2009.

ageing population

Elderly Care, an Immature Market

China’s rapidly ageing population coupled with an expanding middle class means that increasing numbers of elderly Chinese people will be looking for private senior care in the future