AmCham China Leadership met with US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns
The same day he met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns also sat down with the AmCham China leadership to discuss matters of top priority within the US business community. This was the latest of AmCham China’s high-level engagements with both governments, continuing the Chamber’s vision of promoting constructive and sustainable US-China economic relations.
AmCham China President Michael Hart Attends NDRC and US Multinational Enterprises Roundtable Meeting
On the afternoon of November 1, AmCham China led representatives from member companies to attend the NDRC and US Multinational Enterprises Roundtable Meeting, with the theme ‘New Journey, Further Development’. Mr. Gao Jian, Deputy Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and Ms. Yu Lan, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of China News Service and President of China News, attended the meeting and delivered speeches. Xu Qiang, President of China Development and Reform News, gave a report on the topic of learning and implementing the latest spirit of the 20th National Congress Report. Mr. Xia Qing, Deputy Director General of the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment of NDRC and Mr. Zhao Penggao, Deputy Director General of the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection of NDRC gave keynote speeches respectively on topics of “Several Policy Measures to Promote the Increase and Stabilization of Foreign Investment with a Focus on Manufacturing Industry”, “Catalogue of industries of encouraging foreign investment (2022 edition)” and “1+N” policy framework of emission peak and carbon neutrality, and more. During the meeting, speakers from the Department of Foreign Capital and Overseas Investment, the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection, the Department of International Cooperation and The International Cooperation Center answered questions from the enterprises and engaged in discussions of common concerns.
Before the meeting, AmCham China President Michael Hart delivered the 2022 American Business in China White Paper to Mr. Gao Jian, Deputy Director of International Department of NDRC. Hart said that AmCham China hopes to continue to be a bridge for constructive commercial engagement between the US and China, and maintain close communication with NDRC to help optimize the business environment for foreign enterprises in China.