Hamburg Summit: China Meets Europe

General Press Releases Tuesday November 20, 2012 13:14
HAMBURG, Germany--20 Nov--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Leading representatives from politics, business and science discuss China's and Europe's future in Hamburg

From 28 to 30 November 2012, international delegations gather at The Hamburg Summit: China Meets Europe, Germany's major Sino-European economic conference and the first large-scale international China conference after the US elections and China's leadership changes. Topics include Sino-European trade relations, their role in the global economy, raw material supply, currency liberalisation, Smart Cities, and China's and Europe's strategies in a multi-polar world.

Wan Gang, vice-chair of the 11th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and Minister of Science and Technology will open the conference on 28 November, followed by a speech by Prof Georgios Papastamkos, vice-president of the European Parliament. Keynote speakers on 30 November include Peter Praet, chief economist of the ECB. Business representatives include Dr Thomas Enders, CEO of EADS, Jürgen Fitschen, co-chairman of Deutsche Bank and Capt. Xu Lirong, CEO of China Shipping. Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State and former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt will discuss the future of Europe, China and the US in world politics. Final keynote speaker will be Karel De Gucht, EU Commissioner for Trade.

The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce is host to the Hamburg Summit since 2004. With Europe's second-largest container port, Hamburg is the major economic bridgehead between the EU and China. More than 400 Chinese companies are located in this international waterside business hub. The Hamburg Summit is the platform for fair exchange and allows participants to expand their networks, thereby enhancing Sino-European relations. The event is co-hosted by the China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and the China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS).

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