Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)


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In 2021, Flanders – the northern region of Belgium – once again saw a solid influx of foreign direct investment. These record-setting results are due to a sharp increase in the number of mergers & acquisitions and a hefty rise in the number of R&D jobs. In total, foreign companies channeled EUR 2.86 billion into their activities on Flanders’ soil.
A new year has started, but unfortunately, about two years after the first Covid-19 outbreak, we are not yet able to report to you the good news that you will be able to travel to China again soon. However, in this article we provide you with a depiction of the current travel restrictions and a practical guideline for when you are travelling to China.
2022 – Let’s move forward together! The BCECC team wishes you all the best for the new year.
When Chinese students plan to study abroad, they often dream of the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, but Belgium, located in the heart of Europe, can be seen more as the hidden champion for Chinese students.
In this article, we will highlight the 26 years of partnership between the Brussels-Capital Region and the Province of Sichuan.
From October 31 to November 12, the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Glasgow, Scotland. With China currently accounting for about a quarter of global carbon dioxide emissions, all eyes were on China’s climate change policy initiatives.
As a second edition of the interviews with Belgian diplomats in China, in this article we introduce Mr. Bruno Jans – Consul General in Shanghai – and Mr. Luc Truyens – Consul General in Guangzhou.
The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Belgium. A series of micro documentaries entitled “In Their Eyes 50 years China-Belgium” are released on this occasion on screens in both countries.
In this article we introduce H.E. Mr. Jan Hoogmartens, Belgian Ambassador to China, as he reflects on Sino-Belgian relations and his work in China as a diplomat.
In this article we highlight another great example of successful partnerships between Chinese and Belgian cities or regions: the partnership between the Belgian Province of Flemish Brabant and the Chinese metropolis of Chengdu, set up in 2011.
Interested in reading Ms. Sophie Wilmes’ views on China? Read BCECC’s latest newsletter!
Read our BCECC newsletter for all updates on how to travel to China
Why learn Chinese? Whether you are the CEO of a company or working in export management or customer service, if you are doing business with China, learning the language and the culture is definitely a valuable investment of your time.
The city and province of Liege have long lasting relationships with China and are expected to play a major role in the future Sino-Walloon ecosystem.
Football is very popular in Belgium and gaining importance in China. Read all about the business opportunities in this sector in our BCECC newsletter
Read all about the sister agreement and cooperation between Antwerp and Chongqing in this BCECC Newsletter!
Read our latest BCECC Newsletter for all about the history of Sino-Belgian relations and the 50 year anniversary of diplomatic relations this year!
Read our latest BCECC newsletter for more information on our Chairman, Mr. Bernard Dewit
What are the advantages of the Free Trade Zone in Hainan for your business? Read our BCECC newsletter to know all about it
Traveling to China remains difficult, but there is some light at the end of the tunnel. Read our BCECC Newsletter for the latest updates on travel restrictions for Belgian citizens.
What are China’s future plans? Read our BCECC newsletter to know all about it!
Read our latest BCECC newsletter for everything on blockchain technology and its advantages for European SMEs