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Interview: Joanna Drake, Director for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, DG GROW

This year marks the 6th anniversary of the EU-China SME Dialogue.

Preparing to embrace the ‘new normal’: European Business in China Business Confidence Survey 2015

The purpose of the European Chamber’s European Business in China Business Confidence Survey is to take an annual snapshot of European companies’ successes and challenges in China.

The EU and China: 40 years and still going strong

This year is very significant for EU-China bilateral relations as it has been 40 years since their establishment on 6th May, 1975.

What can you do? Opportunities and challenges for European SMEs

  There have been many changes in the Chinese economy over the past decade.

Thinking small: EU SME Policy

  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) collectively accounting for over 99 per cent of all enterprises and creating 85 per cent of all the new jobs in the last five years.

Where do we go from here? The future of EU-China relations

  It’s time for a re-set of the European Union’s (EU’s) messy and frequently mismanaged relations with China.

Show me the money: Financing for EU SMEs in China

  A perennial challenge for SMEs is access to financing, a problem that is particularly prevalent in China according to European companies operating here.

Who’s who in the European Commission?

The low down on three more figures from the new European Commission: Frans Timmermans, Cecilia Malmström and Elżbieta Bieńkowska

A climate of change

On the eve of the launch of their Beijing office, Interel’s global CEO Fredrik Lofthagen briefed the Chamber’s Energy Working Group on the changing energy policy in the new European Commission and parliament.

Who’s who in the European Commission?

In the first of this ‘Who’s who?’ series, Jules Meunier, Business Manager in the Shanghai Chapter, introduces Jean-Claude Juncker, Federica Mogherini and Miguel Arias Cañete. Jean-Claude Juncker Position: President of the European Commission Age: 61 Nationality: Luxembourg Party: European People’s Party (centre-right) President Juncker is…