Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)

Open for Applications: the EU SME Centre’s Business Mission to China in September 2024

As a partner of the EU SME Centre, we are pleased to inform you of its upcoming European SME Business Mission to China. The mission of the EU SME Centre’s upcoming European SME Business Mission to China will focus on green industries and will take participants to Shanghai, Suzhou, and Chengdu for a programme of B2B meetings, networking events, seminars, industrial park visits and participation in the 2024 Europe-China Fair. Explore the potential of the Chinese market for your business with the support of the EU SME Centre!

Programme highlights

With this trade mission, you will get an opportunity to:

  • Participate in the 18th Europe-China Business and Technology Cooperation Fair in Chengdu.
  • Visit the Sino-European Industrial Parks in Suzhou.
  • Meet with well-established and successful European SMEs in Shanghai.
  • Join expert talks on China’s economic outlook and market trends.
  • Take part in technical trainings on export procedures and market regulations.
  • Establish relationships with potential partners in China.
  • Have face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities.

Who can apply?

This call for applications is open to SME owners and individuals working for SMEs, start-ups, or clusters and industry associations from the European Union and countries associated to the Single Market Programme, active in the following industries:

  • Green technologies
  • Renewable energy sources and energy storage
  • Environmental services
  • Water treatment
  • Sustainable equipment manufacturing
  • Recycling
  • Waste reduction
  • Advanced materials
  • Green service providers along the supply chain
  • Other green development solutions.

For more details on the trade mission, please consult the EU SME Centre’s website ( and contact the EU SME Centre’s Team Leader Liam Jia at and EU Partnerships Manager Davide Orlandi at