Third Plenum Decision: impressive and bold

On the heels of the release of the Third Plenum Decision the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China has issued the following statement:

European Chamber Lobby Report – October 2013

Meeting with MOST Vice Minister Cao Jianlin On 14th October, Chamber President Davide Cucino, and other Chamber representatives, met with Vice Minister Cao Jianlin from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). President Cucino presented the key recommendations from the Position Paper 2013/2014, focusing on…

Get your house in order

Since July 2013, Chinese authorities have been conducting a series of raids and investigations into foreign pharmaceutical companies active in China, for allegedly corrupt activities

Route 383 – China’s road to reform

The direction of China’s reform plan has become more tangible thanks to a roadmap sketched out by an influential government think tank.

My generation: China’s energy challenge

Energy generation in China must become more flexible and sustainable in the long term for the sake of the environment.

European Chamber Lobby Report – September 2013

European Chamber Present Position Paper to the Mayor of Chengdu On 17th September 2013, the Chamber presented the Position Paper 2012/2013 to Mr Ge Honglin, Mayor of Chengdu, during the 54th Informal Discussion with Foreign Investors in Chengdu. The European Chamber delegation was led by Ulrich…

Shanghai Free Trade Zone: negative list

Shanghai Municipal Government release Free Trade Zone negative list

China anti-trust: Can a book make you competition law compliant?

A recently published book on Chinese competition law is helping foreign companies negotiate the complicated landscape of Chinese anti-trust

Sustainable urbanisation drives innovation

China’s drive towards sustainable development is inspiring some innovative urban planning solutions. Due to its relatively late industrialisation it has the opportunity to develop its new cities while learning from mistakes made in the West. Mark Harrison, Sector Director for Urban Planning and Consultancy for…

Thirsty work

The environmental and social cost of producing semiconductors could be too high for China to bear.