Singles’ Day is celebrated on 11 November each year, and has turned into a major commercial highlight in China thanks to Alibaba’s shopping festival.
Chinese authorities have taken some extra measures for passengers wanting to enter China. Find the latest travel restrictions in our BCECC Newsletter.
What are China’s plans for the next 5 years? Discover everything on the 14th FiveYearPlan and its opportunities for foreign companies in our BCECC Newsletter.
Read the BCECC Newsletter to find out which marketing and business opportunities the Golden week in China holds for your business this year.
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.
What does the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative mean for your business? Which opportunities have been created for Belgian companies?
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).
From 21 to 27 May the “Two Sessions” were held in China, the most important events on China’s political calendar. The Two Sessions, also called ‘Lianghui’, are the two annual parliamentary meetings, where the two main political bodies of China – the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)- discuss China’s plans for the coming years.
Belgian engineer Luc Taerwe received the 2019 Shanghai Science & Technology Award. Mr. Taerwe is Director of the China Platform at Ghent University, a platform established to facilitate the university’s academic interaction with Chinese universities and organizations. He received an award for deepening international exchange and cooperation between China and other countries.
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 as China and the EU continue their talks.
The BCECC organized a webinar with the trade commissioners of FIT, AWEX and hub.brussels, all based in China. The three China experts discussed the current economic situation in China, the impact of COVID-19 and how these regional government agencies can assist Belgian companies during this difficult period, in particular with their China business.
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.
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. Read this article for more information on which masks meet the safety requirements.
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