Sino-German Business Updates

Sino-German Business Updates – November 2020

Siemens Healthineers Unveils Range of Cutting-edge Tech at CIIE 

The third China International Import Expo (CIIE) was held from 5 to 10 November 2020. It was an ideal platform for enterprises to network in China and seize new opportunities. At CIIE, German medical technology company, Siemens Healthineers, unveiled a range of cutting-edge technologies, innovative products, and total solutions, including a fever-clinic solution and an interventional surgery robot called Corindus, which made its China debut. 


German Automaker Daimler Underlines Chinas Role and Importance 

From 11 to 13 November 2020, the China Development Forum was held in Beijing under “Economic Recovery and International Cooperation in a Post-Pandemic Era”. At the forum, Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, underlined China’s role and importance for the global economy as well as the automotive industry. 


On 25 September 2020, CW had the honor to sponsor the 4th HR Summit in Shenzhen, organized by the German Chamber of Commerce in China – South & SouthwestOur Business Advisor, Ms. Virginia Tan, gave a workshop about how to optimize HR structure and save costs in the Post Covid-19 Era, which aroused great interest among the participants and ended on a satisfactory note. Our external consultant, Mr. Pan Lidong, took part in the event as moderator, eliciting good response from the participants. 


Written by Therese Feng, German Desk, CW CPA

Sino-German Business Updates – October 2020

Xi Jinping’s message on opening-up meets with warm response by the German Chamber 

President Xi Jinping delivered speech at the gathering marking the 40th anniversary of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone on 14 October 2020, which has been warmly greeted by audiences from all walks of life, especially the local German Chamber community. 

“Foreign companies’ expertise and experience have been indispensable for China’s growth over decades,” said Maximilian Butek, delegate and chief representative of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Guangzhou. 

China is Germany’s most important trading partner and German companies are committed to the market, he said. “We are all eager to sustain and strengthen existing partnerships.” 


2020 China-Germany Automobile Conference Successfully Held 

The 2020 China-Germany Automobile Conference was held from 13 to 16 October 2020. The conference set its main venues in Changchun, Jilin, Changsha, and Hunan as well as other venues in Ingolstadt and Dusseldorf of Germany. 

The Chinese and German auto sectors have close, long-standing ties, and this year’s conference has attracted more than 400 participants including company representatives, government officials, and experts from the two countries, discussing a wide range of topics, including industry cooperation and future technologies. 


For cooperation and inquiry about our German Desk, please feel free to contact Ms. Therese Feng (  

CW has sponsored and attended this year’s Xceration Days organized by the German Chamber of Commerce (AHK)’s in Shenzhen. This is the biggest Sino-German event of the year, with at least 500 participants, including high-ranking political and economic decision-makers, market experts, corporate representatives from the modern industries as well as young entrepreneurs and innovators.

Written by Therese Feng, German Desk, CW CPA

HR Summit 2019 – German Chamber

CW had the honor to sponsor HR Summit 2019 organized by German Chamber of Commerce in Shenzhen on 20 September 2019. Our colleague, Victor Herrera, Senior Advisor of Latin Department, conducted a workshop  on PRC regulatory compliance updates and what foreign businesses should know, especially Individual Income Tax.  The overall response was good. CW’s business partners, Betty Zhang of Valueplus Consulting and Valentino Lucini of Wang Jing & Co., took part in a panel discussion in the Summit as panelist and moderator respectively, discussing the modern role of HR in the changing era.

Written by Therese Feng, German Desk, CW CPA

On 17 May, CW attended the German Gala Dinner 2019 in Shenzhen arranged by the German Chamber of Commerce in China | South and Southwest,

On 27 and 28 February, CW attended Spring Reception in Guangzhou and Shenzhen arranged by German Chamber of Commerce. At the event, Mr. Maximilian Butek,

On 24 January 2019, CW’s German Desk joined the 3rd business delegation to Shenzhen of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) arranged by the German Chamber

CW CPA gave a workshop on the amended Individual Income Tax (IIT) Law at the Guangzhou Office of German Chamber of Commerce on the 15

On 4 December 2018, CW’s German Desk had a fruitful meeting with Ms. Daisy Zhu, Regional Manager of German Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. During

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