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The China Office of Finnish Industries regularly invites respected international China specialists to brief shareholders and partners on economic, political, social and geostrategic developments affecting the business environment in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). From time to time China Office team members also provide briefings. Our special guests are also asked to share their views in roundtable meetings with representatives of the public sector, Finnish business associations, and academia.

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Special briefing on environmental protection in the PRC, by Mr MA Jun, 10 April 2024

In April special guest Mr MA Jun briefed the China Office shareholders about latest developments in environmental protection in the PRC,…
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Special briefing on Critical Raw materials, by Dr Julie Klinger, 14 March 2024

In March Special guest Dr Julie Klinger of the University of Delaware briefed shareholder members about Critical Raw Materials including…
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Roundtable discussion on the Party membership by Mr Timo Helosuo, 31 January 2024

In January, the China Office invited Ms Linda Jakobson, Senior Advisor of the China Office of Finnish Industries and Senior…
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Roundtable discussion on the PRC’s evolving energy policy, by Mr Byford Tsang, 29 November 2023

In November, the China Office invited Mr Byford Tsang, a Senior Policy Adviser of the International Climate Change Think Tank E3G,…
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Special briefing: Is Taiwan a ticking time bomb – a view from Washington, by Ms Bonnie Glaser, 21 November 2023

In November, the China Office invited special guest Ms Bonnie Glaser, a Managing Director of the German Marshall Fund Indo-Pacific…
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Shareholder visit to Beijing, 31 October – 2 November 2023

From 31 Oct to 2 Nov 2023, the China Office of Finnish Industries organised a three-day shareholder visit to Beijing…
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China Day for Members of Parliament, 29-30 August 2023

In August, the China Office hosted its first offsite 24-hour China Day for Members of Parliament. The goals of China…
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Special briefing on the PRC’s evolving industrial policies, by Dr Scott Kennedy, 15 August 2023

In August, the China Office invited special guest Dr Scott Kennedy, a Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at…
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Special briefing on US-China relations, by Mr Ryan Hass, 1 June 2023

In June, the China Office invited special guest Mr Ryan Hass, Michael Armacost Chair in Foreign Policy Studies at the…
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Special briefing on China’s financial outlook, by Dr Ning Zhu, 7 March 2023

In March, the China Office invited special guest Dr Ning Zhu, Senior Partner and Head of China at the Brunswick…
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Special briefing on China’s new (low growth) normal: implications and opportunities for business, by Dr Agatha Kratz, 14 February 2023

In February, the China Office invited special guest Dr Agatha Kratz, Director of the Rhodium Group, to brief board members…
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Is the Russia of today the China of tomorrow? 13 December 2022

On 13 December 2022, the China Office organised a panel event exploring the question of whether the China of tomorrow…
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What is the zero-Covid policy and how does it work? 8 December 2022

On 8 December 2022, the China Office organised an event titled “What is the zero-Covid policy and how does it…
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Special Briefing about the CPC Party Congress by Prof Kerry Brown, 2 November 2022

In early November, the China Office invited special guest Prof Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the…
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Special briefing about US-China relations by Mr. Craig Allen, 2 October 2022

In early October, the China Office invited special guest Mr. Craig Allen, President of the US-China Business Council, to brief…
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Meeting with His Excellency Wang Tongqing, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, 8 September 2022

The China Office of Finnish Industries had the pleasure of hosting Ambassador Wang Tongqing at its autumn season opening. Ambassador…
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Special briefing about the PRC economy by Mr Arthur Kroeber, 20 June 2022

Our first special guest was Mr Arthur Kroeber, founder of Dragonomics, who briefed Board members following the first Board meeting.…
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Data point of the week

49%

Share of PRC consumers who consider local brands “better quality” than foreign ones in 2023

(McKinsey)