AmCham China Delegation Meets Hubei Vice Governor AmCham China Delegation Meets Hubei Vice Governor Read More An AmCham delegation May 17 met with Hubei Vice Governor Gan Rongkun to discuss foreign investment and the interests of the chamber’s Central China Chapter members in the province. Led by AmCham China Chairman James Zimmerman, the delegation also included...
Dialogue with Wuhan Vice Mayor Dialogue with Wuhan Vice Mayor Read More The chamber’s Central China Chapter Thursday hosted the second annual Wuhan Vice Mayor Dialogue and appreciation reception. Wuhan Vice Mayor Shao Weimin led government officials in discussions with more than 20 AmCham China members regarding economic development policy and opportunities,...
Central China Chapter Co-Hosts Inter-Chamber Mixer Central China Chapter Co-Hosts Inter-Chamber Mixer Read More By Joan Zhu The Central China Chapter cohosted an inter-chamber networking night April 16, which featured speeches about intellectual property rights, foreign investment and the real estate market in Wuhan. More than 70 members and guests came out to the...
China’s Urban Centers Getting Smarter China’s Urban Centers Getting Smarter Read More   By Craig Holliman More than half of China’s population now resides in cities. Sustaining growth and improving quality of life for city-dwellers is vital, but urban centers struggle to accommodate this newfound congestion. That’s where smart cities come in....
AmCham China Visits Expo Central China 2015 AmCham China Visits Expo Central China 2015 Read More A large AmCham China delegation visited the Expo Central China 2015 held this week in Wuhan, Hubei province. The delegation, led by Chairman James Zimmerman, attended the Opening Ceremony and Thematic Forum as well as the Investment Environment Promotion and...
Ringing in America’s 239th Birthday Ringing in America's 239th Birthday Read More The chamber's Central China Chapter celebrated American Independence a little early this year with a family gathering in Wuhan on June 26. US Consul General in Wuhan Joseph Zadrozny(pictured) came with his family and helped cut the cake for America's...
Wuhan Mixer on Trade, Investment and Real Estate Wuhan Mixer on Trade, Investment and Real Estate Read More By Jasmine Sun As Wuhan continues to develop, the Central China Chapter brings together the well-established and the just-landed business people of Wuhan. Chris Butland, Consul Trade & Investment at the UK Consulate Wuhan, falls into the just-landed category. “Wuhan...
Li Jie Joins Wuhan Chapter Executive Committee Li Jie Joins Wuhan Chapter Executive Committee Read More By Doug Strub AmCham China’s Central China Chapter in Wuhan has recently added Li Jie as a member of its Executive Committee. Regional Director and Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Wuhan office, Li’s career in real estate, development and...
Central China Members Meet Wuhan Vice Mayor Central China Members Meet Wuhan Vice Mayor Read More Over 80 businesspeople attended AmCham China’s 3rd Dialogue with the Wuhan Municipal Government at Wuhan Jin Jiang International Hotel Jan. 13. Members took full advantage of the opportunity to meet local government officials led by Vice Mayor Shao Weimin to...
First US-Central China Business Summit Draws 100+ First US-Central China Business Summit Draws 100+ Read More The US Consulate General in Wuhan hosted the inaugural US-Central China Business Summit in Wuhan on March 22-23. AmCham China supported the event as a co-organizer, and President Alan Beebe had a private meeting with Wuhan Deputy Secretary General Shan Yannan...
Managing Stress and Finding its Benefits Managing Stress and Finding its Benefits Read More AmCham China's training program extends beyond Beijing into chapter cities, as well. In May, the Central China Chapter and LDi Training conducted a stress management workshop for senior leaders from AmCham China member companies in Wuhan. During the one-day training,...
Photo Gallery: Central China’s 4th of July 2016 Photo Gallery: Central China's 4th of July 2016 Read More More than 270 guests joined AmCham China's Central China Chapter for its Independence Day Celebration at Renaissance Wuhan Hotel on June 25. Public Affairs Officer Jamie Dragon, representing US Consulate General in Wuhan, attended the celebration with his family and...
Leadership Changes at the Central China Chapter Leadership Changes at the Central China Chapter Read More By: Jacob Hannah AmCham China announced two leadership changes in the Executive Committee of the Central China Chapter, recently approved by the Board of Governors. Steve Carpenter will be replacing John Ford as the Chairman of the Central China Executive...
Central China celebrates US Independence Day Central China celebrates US Independence Day Read More Last weekend, the AmCham China - Central China Chapter celebrated US Independence Day with more than 270 guests at Renaissance Wuhan Hotel. Acting Consul General, Terry Mobley, representing the US Consulate General in Wuhan, attended the celebration and cut the cake...
AmCham Members Meet Wuhan Government Officials AmCham Members Meet Wuhan Government Officials Read More Alan Beebe, President of AmCham China, led over 60 attendees of AmCham China’s 4th Dialogue with the Wuhan Municipal Government at Wuhan Howard Johnson Pearl Hotel on August 30. Deputy Secretary-General Chen Minquan guided members to meet with local government...
Central China Chapter Welcomes US Consul General Central China Chapter Welcomes US Consul General Read More On October 13, AmCham China - Central China Chapter hosted an official welcome dinner in Wuhan in honor of the new U.S. Consul General, Jamie Fouss. Steve Carpenter, Chair of the Central China Executive Committee, and over 50 members of...
Central China Chapter Welcomes Hongbin Ma Central China Chapter Welcomes Hongbin Ma Read More We would like to welcome Hongbin Ma as the newest member of the Central China Executive Committee. He began working for Cummins in 2006. During the past 11 and half years, he has served various roles, including Director of Corporate...
Central China Chapter Holds ’18 Kickoff Networking Central China Chapter Holds '18 Kickoff Networking Read More AmCham Central China Chapter held its 2018 Kickoff Networking in the Club Lounge of New World International Trade Tower on the evening of Jan. 29. Present were Central China Chapter Chairman Steve Carpenter, US Consul General Jamie Fouss, Principal Commercial...
Central China Chapter’s Inter-Chamber Spring Mixer Central China Chapter's Inter-Chamber Spring Mixer Read More AmCham China Central China Chapter, in cooperation with China-Britain Business Council, Hong Kong Chamber Wuhan, Canadian Trade Office in Wuhan, the Netherlands Business Support Office, and Business France successfully held the “Inter-Chamber Spring Mixer” on March 29 at Paddy Field...
Central China Chapter Welcomes Marina Chen Central China Chapter Welcomes Marina Chen Read More We would like to welcome Marina Chen as the newest member of the Central China Executive Committee. A Wuhan University graduate, she began her career as a Clerk at Hubei Provincial Auto Industry Company from 1986-1989. Following her time as...
AmCham Delegation Goes on City Trip to Xiangyang AmCham Delegation Goes on City Trip to Xiangyang Read More On May 24, AmCham China Central China Chapter led a commercial delegation comprised of 15 representatives from 11 companies to Xiangyang, Hubei Province for a two-day city trip. Participating companies included John Crane, the Council for Trade and Investment Promotion,...
Central China Chapter Celebrates the 4th of July Central China Chapter Celebrates the 4th of July Read More On Saturday, June 23, over 220 guests of the AmCham China Central China community came together for the 5th year of American Independence Day Celebration at 6F outdoor garden of New World Wuhan Hotel. Guests happily celebrate the 4th of...
CC Chapter Holds Inter-Chamber Summer Networking CC Chapter Holds Inter-Chamber Summer Networking Read More AmCham China Central China Chapter, in cooperation with the China-Britain Business Council Wuhan Office, Canadian Commercial Corporation Wuhan Representative Office, and Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in Wuhan successfully held the Inter-Chamber Summer Networking on August 2 at Wuhan New...
Zarit at 2018 Fortune 500 Dialogue with Hubei Zarit at 2018 Fortune 500 Dialogue with Hubei Read More The 2018 Fortune 500 Dialogue with Hubei kicked off in Wuhan, Hubei on September 11. Guests from around the world gathered by the Yangtze river to seek cooperation and share development opportunities. William Zarit, Chairman of AmCham China, was invited...
Success at Central China Chapter 1st Walking Tour Success at Central China Chapter 1st Walking Tour Read More Over 30 guests from AmCham member company and Wuhan Foreign Affairs Office have participated in the first-ever Historical Highlights Walking Tour which were successful held by Central China Chapter on the morning of March 16. The visiting route includes the...
华中办公室于3月22日成功举办税务讲座 华中办公室于3月22日成功举办税务讲座 Read More 中国美国商会华中办公室致力于为会员企业提供服务,于3月22日下午携手武汉市贸促会,联合武汉市税务局国际税收处和安永会计师事务所武汉分所向会员企业进行“个税”和“企业科技创新税收”优惠政策两个主题的宣讲和解析。 活动当天,60多位会员企业和往来单位前往安永公司会议室参加税务讲座。武汉市税务局国际税收处朱文静处长就个税新政的框架与亮点,非居民个人的个税问题、热点、优惠待遇和管理展望进了讲解。其中对居民和非居民的认定举出了实例,特别是对“住所”的界定进行了明确的讲解,随后对外籍个人符合居民个人条件的是否可以享受扣专项扣除也作了详解。 简短的茶歇后,安永会计师事务所税务总监刘玲女士和负责税务管理与信息科技咨询的高级经理黄彧先生围绕“科技创新最新税收发展”和 “ 国际税务及税收风险管理”进行了详细的宣讲。刘玲女士介绍到“科技创新税收优惠相关政策”体现了国家加强科技创新的支持力度,并对科技创新税收优惠相关政策,研究开发费用税前加计扣除、高新技术企业亏损结转年限等当下企业关心的热点话题进行解析。随后,黄彧先生针对研发计费用系统、解码数字化税务及税务风险信息化管理这三个部分进行宣讲。 在活动最后的提问环节中,参会人员向专家咨询了各自企业实际操作中遇到的问题,并就解决方法进行商讨。随后的回访中,参会人员纷纷表示从税务讲座中获益良多。             在此,我们感谢武汉市贸促会、武汉市税务局和安永会计师事务所武汉分所对活动的大力支持!
Business Climate Survey Launch: Central China Business Climate Survey Launch: Central China Read More AmCham China successfully launched the 2019 China Business Climate Survey Report and the Signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding of Cooperation with Wuhan China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on April 12, 2019. Steve Carpenter, the Chairman...
The Leader-as-Coach Training at CC Chapter The Leader-as-Coach Training at CC Chapter Read More AmCham China Central China Chapter was delighted to host Scott Shaw, Director at LDi Training Wuhan office, to hold a comprehensive training session at Wuhan Shui Onland where 10 leaders from the Central China Chapter business community gathered to learn...
中国美国商会华中办公室于近期举办“对美加征关税商品排除申请”的讲座 中国美国商会华中办公室于近期举办“对美加征关税商品排除申请”的讲座 Read More     2019年9月19日下午,中国美国商会华中办公室携手德勤中国关务与贸易团队在武汉德勤华永会计师事务所开展了一场专业、细致的关于对美加征关税商品排除申请的讲座。商会荣幸的邀请到德勤中国税务及商务咨询高级经理屈郡小姐,以及德勤中国税务及商务咨询高级顾问俞元泰先生作为主讲人。会议主要包括三个方面:中美贸易情况和排除清单的背景及进展,申请排除工作的流程说明,以及申请排除常见问题和注意事项。     会议伊始,屈小姐以生动有趣的“疯狂的大豆”的故事为在座的来宾娓娓道来中美贸易站的简要背景,并以互动的方式和与会嘉宾讨论了中美贸易摩擦的发展和对中国企业的主要影响。同时,屈小姐强调了“原产地的判定”作为是否加征关税商品的重要性,并以实际的案例给嘉宾做了详细的说明。在分析企业应如何面对关税问题上,屈小姐建议企业要对自己进行全面的综合评估,并给出了六条行之有效的建议方便企业层层排查自己所涉及的进口商品属性和企业税务工作,再来决定企业最终是否需要进行对于关税排除的申请。     随后,俞先生以重要的时间节点及中美贸易摩擦时期的主要事件,并结合中方回应加征关税的法律依据为现场嘉宾解读了中方为应对美国加征关税的“反制”措施,以此引出了排除清单的背景和进展,并按批次解析了加征关税商品情况。在充分了解排除商品清单的背景、进展和内容之后,屈小姐讲解了如何申请排除关税工作的总流程,并给出了一个全面且细致的申请流程表。相比企业自身申请排除关税,屈小姐表示鼓励企业利用行业协会,比如通过中国美国商会或第三方社会机构去促进关税排除的申请,以争取最优化的结果。最后,俞先生又针对关税排除申请流程中所需注意的事项分七点进行了补充说明,并分享了德勤中国为其客户做关税排除申请时遇到的常见问题及详细解答。     中国美国商会华中办公室此次和德勤中国团队携手,旨在为企业申请关税排除提供一个便利的沟通和服务平台,本场讲座德勤团队以其资深行业经验和专业知识为所有参会者提供了最新、最全面的关税知识,以及对美关税排除申请的详细申请方法。会后所有参会者给予了积极肯定的反馈。
CC Chapter “Hawaii Night” Independence Day CC Chapter “Hawaii Night” Independence Day Read More AmCham China, Central China Chapter held its sixth Independence Day Celebration with a Hawaiian theme at Wuhan New World Hotel on 29th June 2019. This year, this annual event attracted over 220 people from local member companies and family members....

About the Central China Chapter

The Central China Chapter was initially founded on November 20, 2008, the same day as the opening of the US Consulate General in Wuhan. Over the years, the Central China Chapter has been played a crucial role in the economic and business development of Central China regions. We have numerous multinational member companies including GE, Cummins, McDonald, Shui On Land, and have also enrolled a number of SMEs as loyal and supportive member companies.

We take an active part in US Consulate General events and hold Consul General updates on a regular basis, as well as maintaining a close relationship with the commercial department of the provincial and municipal government respectively, and providing great networking and service for our Central China members.


Services

Member Discount

Enjoy exclusive discounts and special offers on fine dining, travel, healthcare, and education. Bring your AmCham China membership card, and start enjoying the benefits of the Member Discount Program today!

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M2M

The Chamber’s commercial event platform that is sponsored by companies seeking to share the latest information about their products and services – free for AmCham China members and employees to attend.

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Trainings

By integrating leading educational
resources from the US and China, AmCham China Training offers the broadest range of courses and hard-to-access resources from the best training companies and universities in both countries.

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Jobs

Member company can post 3 positions and download 10 resumes for free every month on website, and we also help post the positions on our WeChat regularly!

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Working Groups


Our working groups provide our members with the ability to:

  • Share information and ideas specific to their industry
  • Meet like-minded people for professional or personal progression
  • Network and develop new business relationships
  • Influence the business environment through advocacy and awareness

The Central China Chapter’s working groups include the Chinese Government Affairs Committee and the Training Forum.


Membership

AmCham China Central China Chapter has a variety of membership categories to serve companies of all sizes, working in all industries and sectors in the Central China region, furthering the Chamber’s nationwide mission to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking, and business support services.


Executive Committee

Steve Carpenter

Chairman

Seniors At Home Family Service Company

Scott Shaw

Vice Chairman

LDi Leadership Formation Services, Wuhan Yangtze International School

Helen Hu

EC Member

GE Grid Solutions

Jun Hu

EC Member

Synopsys Software Information (Wuhan) Co., Ltd.

Marina Chen

EC Member

Wuhan Shui On Tiandi Property Development Co. Ltd.


Staff

Joan Zhu

Chapter Manager

Lina Wang

Membership & Member Services Executive


Contact Us

RM A018, 4 Floor, Servoffice, Wanda Center, Riverside Avenue, Wuchang District, Wuhan

For general inquiries, please contact Joan Zhu:
jzhu@amchamchina.org
Tel (8627) 5974 – 1345

For membership and training information, please contact Lina Wang:
lwang@amchamchina.org
Tel (8627) 5974 – 1346

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