Tag Archives: 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.

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.

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…

Turning on the waterworks

Growth strategies to create a best-in-class water treatment company in China

Both sides of the coin: EU-China relations in the context of the WTO

Trade has been the cornerstone of the relationship between the European Union (EU) and China since diplomatic ties were first established in 1975.

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.

Seeking guidance: China’s new Foreign Investment Catalogue

China adopted the new Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue (2015 Amendment) (Foreign Investment Catalogue) on 10th April this year.

Doffing the Cap – Foreign investment in e-commerce in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone

Since its launch in 2013, the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (CSPFTZ or Zone) has been attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment in many sectors.

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.

Tailor made: China market entry options for SMEs

  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cannot afford to ignore China with its vast market, expanding middle-class consumer base and plentiful suppliers.