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On this page, we've assembled extremely useful links to sites, articles, and reports relevant to business opportunities for Finnish companies in China.

 

Team Finland resources

 

Business Finland - A Global Growth Accelerator

  • Business Finland's strategy objectives by 2025
  • Impact statistics on Sino-Finnish trade by Business Finland
  • Business Finland programs in China 2020
  • The FinChi center

 

The Latest on Future Watch and Foresight Publications

  • Sari Arho Havrén of Business Finland
  • Introductions on six phenomena studied and published on the Market Opportunities platform, created in the Future Watch workshop:
  1. China's generation Z
  2. Lack of cultivable land in Asia
  3. Cooling China with air conditioners, threats and possibilities
  4. Aging China and health care
  5. Corporate social credit system
  6. Fintech

 

The Political situation in China

  • A short overview of Chinese state structure
  • Current geopolitical events and their influence on international business (updated as of October 2019)
  • US-China trade situation
  • Recommendations for risk management and takeaways for companies

 

 

External resources

 

European Chamber publications

2020 Business Confidence Survey

EURObiz 
The magazine for European Union businesses operating in China

 

Cover of European Chamber's Position Paper 2019-2020

 

European Business in China Position Paper 2019-2020

  • The European Chamber's annual release
  • Outlines EU-China trade strategies

European Business in China Position Paper 2020-2021

The Economist presentation for Team Finland - Where's the growth?

  • Chinese provinces and their relative economic size
  • Origins, statistics, and development of the China-US trade war
  • The reliance of Chinese provinces on US trade
  • The economy's structural weaknesses
  • Demographics: opportunity and risk
  • "Regional rebalancing"
  • Emerging cities
  • Hong Kong-China and competing visions

 

Recent Trends in Foreign Investment Law and JV Partners Issues

  • Vivian Zhang of Fangda partners' presentation, 22 Nov 2019
  • Establishing and operating a JV in China
  • Investment agreement with the management committee of the economic development zone

 

China Economic Outlook 2020:

DAN WANG_China economic toolkit 2020_Jan 15 Eurocham.pdf

JOHN RUSSELL_EU SME Preview 2020_011420_Final.pdf

 

Coronavirus Outbreak related articles:

20200220_On the Government Policies taken for SMEs in the New Coronavirus Crisis.pdf

20200220-ProSME_ENG_疫情过后中小企业面临和困难和建议.pdf

Coronavirus Outbreak - How to Address Key HR & Commercial Issues (DSA Webinar).pdf

COVID-19_The Impact on European Business in China[64621].pdf

IPR Protection during COVID-19

 

Team Finland - Business Impact of the coronavirus Feb 25 webinar: Business impact of the coronavirus - Team Finland fin.pdf

Team Finland - Business Impact of the coronavirus - Part 2 April 3 webinar: FINAL_Business impact of the coronavirus - Team Finland - Part II 3[72214]_0.pdf

 

Fast Forward China. 5 Key Trends[76701].pdf

CIFTIS 2020 Nordic pavilion materials
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Qingdao Forum September 2020