Fabian Demicoli

Mission for Growth to China 21 – 23 October 2014

Following the
successful Mission for Green Growth to China of Vice-President Antonio Tajani
and Commissioner Potočnik in July 2013, Director-General of Enterprise and
Industry DG Daniel Calleja will lead a technical Mission for Growth to Chengdu
in October this year.

The aim
of the Mission is to meet with high level political representatives, key
industry leaders, and local entrepreneurs to confirm the strong political
relationship between the EU and China and to strengthen our co-operation in
strategic fields.

Mr. Daniel Calleja Crespo will be accompanied by a delegation of
representatives of business associations and entrepreneurs to discuss with
Chinese politicians and entrepreneurs how to foster European industrial
cooperation. This visit will also have the objectives to:

  • Promote
    sustainable and inclusive growth in the EU and China
  • Help European companies and in
    particular our SMEs to operate internationally by exploiting business
    opportunities in China
  • Promote EU-China industry in the
    targeted sectors by participating in matchmaking events with local



The following
sectors of the business delegation have been identified according to the
specific interests of European and Chinese industries:

  • Environmental protection
  • Renewable Energy
  • Bio-pharmacy and bio-technology
  • Modern Agriculture (incl. organic
    agriculture, food quality and security, R&D on agricultural science and
  • Aviation
  • ICT




The Mission
will take place in conjunction with the EU-China
Business and Technology Cooperation Fair, one of the largest international platforms for
investment, trade and technology cooperation in the region. In fact the fair is
expected to gather 800 to 1000 representatives of SMEs, clusters, business
associations, R&D institutions and government bodies.  The EU-China
Business & Technology Cooperation Fair is organized by the EU Project
Innovation Centre (EUPIC), member of the Enterprise Europe Network responsible
for West China.  Further info on the fair available on event website: www.eu-china.org.cn


To register for
the Mission for Growth to China, visit the event website:


To register for the B2B matchmaking event, visit: https://www.b2match.eu/ninth-eu-china-cooperation-fair

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