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Benelux Chamber, in cooperation with Moore, have the pleasure to invite you to our 2020 Sino Benelux Business Survey Launch on September 8th at Consulate General of the Netherlands in Guangzhou.

Benelux businesses in China face unprecedented challenges in wake of the outbreak of COVID-19.

The past year a decelerating economy in combination with the ongoing China-US Trade War, national reforms including the Corporate Social Credit System and implementation of the New Foreign Investment Law as well as geopolitical tensions among which the unrest in Hong Kong have altered the playing field for foreign companies in China.

The 2020 Sino Benelux Business Survey is set out against this backdrop and provides extensive data on the period prior to the outbreak in an aim to identify underlying challenges and opportunities, while also painting a picture on the outlook and expectations for 2020 considering COVID-19 and other challenges.

First, Brian Blömer, Senior Associate and Head of Corporate Services at Moore (MS Advisory), will present the audience the results for this year's Sino-Benelux Business Survey. This year's survey has gauged how Benelux companies have performed in the past year, how different policies have impacted them, and how they look at the future.

Brief introduction Moore:

Moore is a financial advisory firm based in Shanghai, which is part of Moore Belgium and a member of the Moore Global Network. Since 2011, Moore has supported foreign enterprises across all provinces of China and in Hong Kong.

Following the 2020 Sino Benelux Business Survey Presentation, Mr. Peter Helis, founder of the consulting company Helis & Associates and chief advisor of the Guangzhou Huangpu District, will provide further insight and zoom in on the market conditions for European businesses in Guangdong.

Peter is a seasoned China business- and government affairs expert with almost two decades of experience in China. In April 2019 he was appointed Chief Advisor of the Guangzhou Huangpu District, one of the top three business districts in China.

Peter will provide a brief glimpse of Guangdong's past 40 years and will discuss key facts and figures for the Guangdong region. He will share his views on the economic trends happening, the impact of Covid-19 and he will provide an economic outlook to our audience.

Brief introduction to Helis & Associates :

Helis & Associates is a politico-economic communication agency, facilitating effective dialogue between Chinese & European decision makers both in politics and business. Our customers include trade associations, regional governments and corporations looking to foster business development in both China and Europe.

This event is free of members of the Benelux Chamber of Commerce, PRD. We are looking forward to welcoming you on September 8th.


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Floor 34, 208 Tianhe road, Guangzhou

Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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