After having discussed some challenges for China’s economy, let’s zoom in on the positive evolution of FDI into China in this newsletter.
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In this article, you will find the agenda of all webinars, show-activities and cinema related to China, that are happening from August 13 to 19, 2022.
BCECC member Moore MS Advisory has put together ‘The Complete Guide to Doing Business in China’, a guide to give you a comprehensive understanding of all you need to know about doing business in the Chinese market. Click here for all info!
Read this newsletter to find out why Belgian companies shouldn’t put their China plans on hold
Which Chinese brands are doing well in the world ranking? Read our BCECC newsletter to find out all about it
During his seminar “Can we trust China?” on August 29, author Pascal Coppens will present his new book and discuss how China is looking at itself and the world. He will be joined by Tom Van de Weghe, well-known journalist and former China correspondent of VRT News, who will moderate a panel discussion including 2 prominent guests to discuss their China experiences.
When planning to enter China, many Belgian companies wonder whether it is possible to get any incentives or subsidies in China. Recently, the EU SME Centre published an extensive report about this topic. In this article we present a summary, but more details can be found in the EU SME Centre’s report.
Since the beginning of June, Beijing and Shanghai businesses have reopened and residents have been released after a very long and strict lockdown. These lockdowns have contributed to the difficult circumstances which already affected global supply chains since the year before.
In this article, we interviewed Mrs. Cathy Berx – Governor of the Province of Antwerp. Read her reflections on China’s relations with the Province of Antwerp and her views of China in general.
From June 15 to June 24, the China IP SME Helpdesk is organising the “Meet the IP Business Advisor Weeks” initiative. This is your chance to get free 1:1 online consultation session to help you develop your IP strategy for the Chinese market!
On 21 March 2022, Ghent University celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the China Platform in Ghent in the presence of Prof. Rik Van de Walle, Rector of Ghent University, and H.E. Mr. Cao Zhongming, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of Belgium. During this celebration, Prof.
Port of Antwerp-Bruges: merger of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge creates Europe’s largest export port
The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will from now on continue their growth trajectory under one name: Port of Antwerp-Bruges. At the extraordinary general meeting of 22 April 2022, the two port companies signed the shareholders’ agreement of the unified port company.
Following the consequences of Brexit, Flemish companies that have been negatively affected can apply for a special subsidy provided by Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT)!
On the 31st of March 2022, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) organized a webinar together with tax and legal experts from BDO Belgium. During the webinar, China’s new Personal Information Protection Law (PILP) was introduced, including the difference with the European GDPR and what this new legal framework means for your business in China.
The current geopolitical situation is giving us all quite a bit of a headache. As if the pandemic had not caused enough chaos, the conflict in Ukraine surfaced as well, followed by the new Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown in Shanghai.
China is fighting the biggest surge in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with millions under lockdown and the healthcare system under pressure. One of the last countries sticking to a zero-Covid strategy, China aims to stamp out every infection with strict lockdowns and by sending all cases to secure facilities.
11 March, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) was held in Beijing, also called ‘Two Sessions’. Same as last year, due to the national pandemic prevention and control requirements, the event only lasted seven days instead of the usual 10 days.
In this newsletter, we interviewed Peter Tanghe from the Flander Investment & Trade in Guangzhou to better understand China’s tech industry and its opportunities for foreign companies. Read our BCECC newsletter to find out more!
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, Flanders’ exports reached a record level in 2021 with EUR 390.5 billion worth of goods, being the region that grew faster than the EU average. What are the trends? And how did Flanders manage achieving a record figure?