The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan, attended a webinar organized by the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) and the Belgium – Hong Kong Society (BHKS) entitled “How Hong Kong continues to be a gateway to China” today (September 22) to reaffirm to European entrepreneurs that Hong Kong continues to be the unique business bridge between the Mainland and the rest of the world.
A lot of Belgian SME companies are world leaders in niche industries, successfully exporting their goods to international markets. How to become successful as a Belgian B2B company in China? Find our guidelines in this article.
Flanders Investment & Trade is organizing support measures, including subsidies in order to support Flemish companies after COVID-19. Apply from October 5.
China’s borders are gradually re-opening, which means Belgians can apply for a visa again. Read the BCECC Newsletter for information on travel restrictions.
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Flemish export has declined severely due to the Coronacrisis. For more information, please click here to read the Dutch article of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT).
Would you like to boost your Chinese language skills and taste the culture behind the language during the summer holidays? Come and join us at Confucius Institute @GROUP T – Academy in Leuven for online Summer Language Courses. From 6 July to 14 August we will offer you a wonderful
From 21 to 27 May the “Two Sessions” were held in China, the most important event in China’s political calendar. These meetings, also known as Lianghui, were originally planned in March, but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Two Sessions are the two annual parliamentary meetings, where the two
Professor Luc Taerwe, Director of the China Platform at Ghent University, is one of the recipients of the 2019 Shanghai Science & Technology Awards. Belgian engineer Luc Taerwe is Director of the China Platform at Ghent University in Belgium, a platform established to facilitate the university’s academic interaction with Chinese universities and
Bernard Dewit, chairman of the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, is aware of the huge challenges ahead in the negotiations of the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment between China and the European Union, but he sees encouraging signs even as COVID-19 has inflicted a huge socioeconomic toll around the world. China and
The Covid-19 crisis has pushed the world economy into recession. Governments all over the world are developing stimulus plans to support companies that are forced to shut down and to provide safety nets to a growing number of unemployed workers. On the 5th of May the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce
In Belgium governments and experts are thinking about how to plan the exit from the corona-lockdown and the rebuilding of the economy. Everybody is looking at China to see whether the country can lift its lockdown without a significant re-appearance of COVID-19. China is dealing with the exit for the
As a result of the current COVID-19 global outbreak, the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks, gloves, protective coveralls or eyewear protection, as well as for medical devices such as surgical masks, exploration gloves and some gowns, has seen an exponential growth. In particular, the supply
International travel is being greatly influenced by the Coronavirus (covid-19) crisis. Therefore the travel advice to China is adapted regularly. Due to the announcement of a new measure by the Chinese authorities we would like to inform you that foreigners will be denied any access to the Chinese territory temporarily
If you work for or own a company in Belgium, you will undoubtedly have consulted one of Belgium’s 3 trade agencies for information. Nowadays many Belgian companies find themselves in economic difficulties or are very unclear about their future because of the Coronavirus. Therefore, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), Agence
Following the outbreak of covid-19, the Benelux Chamber of Commerce in China, one of our partner organizations, has carried out a survey regarding the impact of covid-19 on Benelux businesses. To consult the results of the survey, please click here. The BCECC wishes everyone a good health. Stay safe!
Dear Members and friends of the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, In these difficult times, the BCECC wants to do its part and contribute to the battle against the Coronavirus. Therefore we want to give supply information for the purchase of face masks, detection kits and other medical equipment to any
With China coming to grips with the epidemic situation, the situation in Belgium and other European countries is becoming increasingly serious. In the past days China’s major cities have taken quarantine measures for incoming travellers to China, including travellers from Belgium. Other Chinese cities and provinces are also tightening measures
Every company, no matter how big or small, has some intellectual property (IP). The most common type of IP right is a trade mark. A trade mark is essential to all kinds of companies, whether you are a producer, distributor or service provider, as it allows clients to distinguish you
At the end of January, China’s provincial and municipal governments initiated the “first level response to major public health emergencies”, implementing travel and trade bans, which indicated the seriousness of the epidemic. For the sake of everyone’s safety, many enterprises have also postponed the resumption of work, in order to
From July 11 to July 17, 2020 1) ON TELEVISION Saturday 11/07 voyage 03.15 L’Asie vue du ciel: «Singapour» 60’ Ushuaïa tv 06.00 Les jardins suspendus de Hong Kong: «Une bouffée de verdure» 30’ TCM 08.05 «Charlie Chan à Panama» (1940) Norman Foster 65’ TCM 20.50 «Opération dragon» (1973) Robert
BCECC met with Financial Secretary and Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong SAR
Following the Princely Mission to China in November, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) extended its business trip by accompanying the delegation of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) to Hong Kong SAR and has had the honor to meet with Mr. Paul Chan, Financial Secretary and Mr. Edward Yau, Secretary