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China in Europe #4

China in Europe #4

The waltz “associative” continues


The “European Chamber of Commerce of Overseas Chinese Women Entrepreneurs” visits China

In the afternoon of 13 october, Chen Minqi [Chen Minqi], President of the House and his delegation visited the Mission Hills campus of Hainan University. She is welcomed par Fu Xuanguo, Secretary of the Party Committee from Hainan University.

  • The delegation takes advantage of the region’s opening to free trade to make its mark.
  • More, without surprise, A United Front Labor Department representative was present at the meeting.
  • I will give more details on this “chamber of commerce” in future editions.



1 million euros spent to promote Spain in China

Spain has invested more than a million euros in its promotion in China in 2023. According to the most recent study available (2019), Chinese tourists spend the most and stay the longest in Spain.

  • The increase in spending by Chinese tourists has not been denied for years. They increased by 30% in between 2019 et 2022 [FORBES].
  • Spain is the fourth favorite destination for Chinese in Europe, according to Alipay (declaration of 13 october 2023).


40th anniversary of the establishment of the Spanish Association of Overseas Chinese

The 10 october 2023 , the 40th anniversary cocktail of the establishment of the Spanish Association of Overseas Chinese took place at the Plaza España Hotel in Madrid.

Zhou Changshuan, the new president of the Canary Islands Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Spain, was invited to participate in this event. The Chinese ambassador to Spain also went there.

  • The objective of theAssociation, as recorded in its statutes, is of "maintain the stability and unity of Chinese society and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of overseas Chinese”, as well as "promote friendly people-to-people exchanges between China and Spain”.
  • Wan Lijun, President of the Chinese Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese [All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese], was here.
  • Its president since 2013 est Mao Feng [Mao Feng], Who promotes notably the BRI in Spain for around ten years.
  • Spain counts, like France, an impressive number of Chinese Associations, like theAssociation to Promote the Peaceful Reunification of China in Barcelona Spain who tries to lobby on opinion to deny the existence of a Taiwanese state.


Barcelona officials in China to flirt with Chery

Torrent, The director of the Business Department of the Autonomous Region of Catalonia visited China on Tuesday to attract investments to Catalonia, notably those of Chery, the automaker currently in talks with D-Hub to assemble its electric vehicles at the former Nissan site.


Student exchange with Nantong (Jiangsu)

Nantong invite, all expenses paid, students from Oriental College of Toledo to participate in summer schools on Chinese culture.


Second Sino-Western Exchange and Development Forum

The 5 october, the second Sino-Western Exchange and Development Forum was successfully held at the Centro Cultural Usera. This forum is hosted by the China-Spain Exchange and Development Association, jointly organized by the Usera Municipal Government and the Qingtian Association of Spain.

  • The theme of this forum is “Understand the differences between Chinese and Western cultures »
  • The Qingtian Association has branches in almost every country in Europe. She occupies a murky role as a relay for the authorities of the city in question., as well as a facilitator for business with China.
  • A real economic ecosystem is generally woven around these associations; ici, for instance, Chen Libo , Managing Director of Zhengda Law Firm [Zhengda Law Firm] intervenes – he is also the official legal advisor of the association.


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