Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)


In order to discuss the implications of this EU policy, BCECC organized their online panel debate on the topic ‘Are Chinese investments still welcome in Belgium and the European Union?’ on 26 January 2021. During this virtual event, 3 prominent speakers expressed their points of view on China in a lively debate.
The BCECC invited economy expert Prof. Dr. Paul de Grauwe to discuss the state of the economy in China and Europe in 2021 in our webinar “Paul De Grauwe’s economic forecast for China and Europe in 2021’ on 14 January 2021.
BCECC was delighted to organize a webinar on “A glance behind Alibaba’s Global Online Shopping Festival” on December 8, 2020. Mr. Yuefung Sun, Alibaba Cloud Evangalist, showed some figures and highlights on the Double 11 Shopping Festival, discussed the technological infrastructure behind it and some tips for better insight into your customers.
The BCECC organized the workshop on ‘Trade Fairs in China and how Belgian SMEs can be fully prepared’ on March 12, 2020, in cooperation with the EUSMECentre and China IPR. Participants were able to learn more about how to prepare for trade fairs in China and how to protect their company’s Intellectual Property.
 Heule, Belgium
The BCECC organized a company visit to Lapauw International NV on March 3, 2020, in the presence of H.E. Cao Zhongming. Participants visited the warehouse to learn more about the company’s production. Afterwards, they had the opportunity to attend a networking drink.
 Bozar, Brussels
In light of the Chinese New Year of the Rat, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) organized its annual cocktail reception on February 5, 2020. Our New Year’s Reception took place in the beautiful premises of the Bozar in Brussels. We welcomed over 250 guests, including H.E. Mr. Cao Zhongming, Ambassador of P.R. China to Belgium.
Shenzhen is an active region and raises a lot of interest abroad. This can be reflected by the visit of the Shenzhen Yantian District People’s Government. On this occasion, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) organized the China (Shenzhen Yantian) – Belgium Trade & Technology Exchange Conference on December 10, 2019.
On December 5, the BCECC organized a company visit to Neuhaus. The participants had the opportunity to learn about the fabrication of pralines and to taste a few during the visit of the factory. They also learned about the creation and evolution of Neuhaus’ Chinese market during the inspiring speech of Mr. Philip Geeraert.
From November 17 to November 22, 2019, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) joined the biggest ever Belgian Princely Mission to Beijing and Shanghai. The Belgian Economic Mission to China was presided by HRH Princess Astrid and counted more than 630 participants from all parts of Belgium.
Shenzhen is an important transportation hub in the Asia-Pacific region under the Belt and Road Initiative. The so-called ‘Silicon Delta’ holds the headquarters of many international companies. The BCECC organized the Belgium – China (Shenzhen) Economic & Cooperation Conference on November 26, 2019.
The BCECC and BNP Paribas Fortis kicked off the theme week for ‘Belgium & China: A smart partnership. Challenges & Opportunities’ on 18 November 2019 in Beijing. More than 200 guests heard about the current situation of doing business with China and the near future of business from important players in the Belgian and Chinese economy.
On October 23, the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC) received a business delegation from Chengdu for the Belgium-China (Chengdu) B2B Matchmaking Event. The participants enjoyed a presentation in Chinese and English about opportunities in Flanders and Chengdu, and had the opportunity to find potential business partners during some B2B networking.