Food Industry: Milan to go all out for its 2015 World Expo

The 2013/11/19 at 14:46
Centred on the theme of “Feeding the Planet, energy for Life”, this event gathering 136 countries round ...

Marie-Anne Cantin, a French cheese specialist with an international mission

The 2013/10/21 at 08:20
To strengthen France’s export offer and to put the trade balance back on an even keel in the next five years, four families of priority activities have been identified around the notion of “Mieux Vivre” (Bet...

The Green City concept of the Minister Nicole Bricq : a hope for companies ?

The 2013/10/18 at 09:49
The Minister for Foreign Trade Nicole Bricq will bring the concept of "Ville Durable" through the entiere world. The idea is to build a city which respect the environnement which brings jobs, new houses, soc...

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY : french strategy for a better export in Asia

The 2013/10/13 at 17:56
French food processing export in Asia still suffers from many obstacles. Hygienics prohibitive rights, q...

Switzerland prepares to sign a free-trade agreement with… China

The 2013/07/02 at 07:59
At a time when the possible introduction of a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the Un...

Total supports Mauritian evolutions

The 2013/05/02 at 08:07
The French petrol group is doing all it can to meet Mauritius’ varied and fully expanding demand, both i...

16th French CCI Summer School: 19-29 years, the challenges of a generation

The 2012/09/03 at 08:00
Today marks the start, in Versailles, of the 16th Université d’Été (Summer School) of the French CCIs on the theme “19-29 years, the challenges of a generation”. From school benches to the working world, the...

German managers : they prefer China

The 2012/08/10 at 10:00
Almost one-half of German managers can see themselves being transferred to China. Amongst European countries, France comes fourth on the list of favoured countries for relocation.

Davide Cucino: “Removing protectionism in China”

The 2012/05/18 at 05:30
China still represents an Eldorado for certain European businesses. But the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China considers that protectionist obstacles are slowing down their progress. Interview with ...

Roman baths through Japanese eyes

The 2012/05/16 at 13:55
An undeniable success in Japan, with over 5 million copies sold, the manga Thermæ Romæ was released in France in March. While the series was original at the outset, its storyline soon became repetitive.

Chinese industrialists buy up in Germany

The 2012/04/12 at 05:48
Interested in taking over businesses undergoing difficulties until now, Chinese groups have now launched a strategy for taking over companies performing well.

Duco Delgorge: "The Japanese economy is not sluggish"

The 2012/04/04 at 05:45
Interview with Duco Delgorge, Chairman of the European Business Council in Japan.

EU-Japan free-trade agreement: A springboard to Japan

The 2012/04/04 at 05:40
One year on from the terrible catastrophe affecting the Fukushima region, the proposed free-trade agreement between Europe and Japan holds the attention of observers and many entrepreneurs wishing to turn to...

Luxury tax cuts in China

The 2012/03/26 at 05:40
To boost its growth, Beijing envisages reducing its taxes for importing luxury goods.

German automobile manufacturers racing ahead in China

The 2012/02/15 at 06:50
While they may be struggling on their domestic market, German vehicles are topping sales charts for overseas makes in China.

United Kingdom seeking to curb growth of its trade deficit

The 2012/02/10 at 06:50
In a context where export is in decline, the United Kingdom is inviting its businesses to set its sights...

Australia debate on workplace law

The 2012/02/09 at 06:50
The Australian government has appointed three experts to carry out discussions on the Fair Work Act, a new employment relations system introduced in 2009.

Spanish businesses face the challenge of Asian markets

The 2011/11/22 at 06:45
In Malaysia and Singapore, Spain remains scantily present though they represent the highest income levels in the ASEAN region.

Positive assessment for the 2011 Rugby Cup in New-Zealand

The 2011/11/15 at 06:45
At a time when the Rugby World Cup has just ended, various economic players are endeavouring to assess t...

International trade: Clash between Beijing and Washington

The 2011/11/03 at 05:47
China threatens the United States with a trade war.

The EU SME Centre helps SMEs to conquer new chinese markets

The 2011/10/03 at 12:56
The EU SME Centre in Beijing will be contributing to the strengthening of trade relations between the EU...

Global trade boosted by China

The 2011/09/20 at 16:15
Supported by Beijing, global trade grew four times more quickly than GDP in 2010.

"Europeans and Japanese are convinced of the interest of an agreement"

The 2011/09/18 at 13:23
CEO of Arianespace, Jean-Yves Le Gall is Co-President of the EU-Japan Business Round Table on the project for a free trade agreement between the two regions. He explains why negotiations are likely to succeed.

Video: Meet the Chairwoman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade

The 2011/09/18 at 11:17
An interview with the Chairwoman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). Xiong Jiuling presents the specificities of this Beijing Chamber that she represents, retracing China's...

The indian social security system

The 2011/09/15 at 15:26
The Indian social welfare system covers insured parties for old age-disability-death, sickness-maternity...

Developed countries and “Nipponisation”

The 2011/09/15 at 15:11
A drastic reduction in public deficits may place recovery in peril.

Europe must negotiate for a balanced agreement with Japan

The 2011/09/02 at 11:14
In the eyes of the European association Eurochambres, the free-trade agreement project between the EU and Japan is a unique opportunity that is not to be missed. But a respect of mutual obligations is a must...

A centre for facilitating exchanges between European and Japanese businesses

The 2011/09/02 at 10:54
For almost 25 years, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has endeavoured to draw together the Old Continent and Japan. This initiative takes on particular resonance at a time when Japan wishes to ...

Japan dilutes its administrative restrictions

The 2011/09/01 at 15:59
The chemical company Arkema has been set up in Japan for several decades. From the economic miracle years to the difficult situation today, it has witnessed an eventful evolution.

Japan-Peru: free trade to counter competition

The 2011/09/01 at 14:08
Peru represents a significant market for Japan, chiefly in the automobile and mining and natural resources sectors. Japan intends to switch to a higher gear at a time when China and South Korea have taken an...

The mining and agricultural Latin American resources offensive of Japan

The 2011/09/01 at 13:45
A small producer, Japan attentively monitors this territory and its many resources.

Standing out in the country of "zero defects"

The 2011/08/30 at 10:17
Saint-Gobain’s Japanese subsidiaries combine the strength of a world-scale group with a consummate knowledge of the local market. Active in the housing sector, the company is more than ever confirming its ro...

Bresse Bleu Japon adapts to local tastes

The 2011/08/28 at 14:52
To sustainably penetrate the Japanese market, Bresse Bleu Japon has placed its bets on reviewing its range of cheeses, adapting them to Japanese traditions. A strategy that has proven to pay off.

Sanofi Aventis K.K. wants to become the healthcare leader

The 2011/08/25 at 15:18
Active for over 40 years in Japan, Sanofi-aventis took yet another step ahead in 2006 when it set up a subsidiary to benefit from its field knowledge. This role has been confirmed in the wake of the recent c...

Japan-Europe: Long negotiations to avoid lukewarm openness

The 2011/08/20 at 13:56
Japan’s economic renewal relies on greater international openness, and possibly a free-trade agreement with the European Union. But significant hindrances subsist.

Questions for Takao Nakahata, Head of Economic Exchange Promotion at the JETRO in Mexico

The 2011/08/01 at 14:35
A Japan External Trade Organization head details the reasons why many Japanese companies have set up in Mexico.

A bridge between Africa and Asia

The 2011/07/15 at 13:54
The Mauritian banking institution AfrAsia Bank provides a comprehensive offer of financial services aimed at businesses and investors focusing on African and Asian markets.

The OECD targets switzerland about its financial transparency

The 2011/07/15 at 08:16
The Global Forum on Transparency which took places june 1st in Bermuda has handed down its critical verd...

Australia intends to introduce deep changes to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).

The 2011/07/07 at 10:25
The Australian Minister for Trade presented in May a series of reforms to the structures and strategies ...

Renault Samsung Motors: the Asian alliance forges ahead

The 2011/05/02 at 16:00
After eleven years of existence, Renault Samsung Motors has confirmed its force on the Korean and Asian ...

Towards an Australian carbon tax

The 2011/05/02 at 08:07
To fight against climate change, the Australian government envisages introducing, from 1 July 2012 onwar...

China, Europe’s new banker

The 2011/01/31 at 15:18
Beijing has committed to backing Europe in its sovereign debt troubles, thus supporting recovery on the ...

Industrial property: penetrating the Chinese wine market with precaution

The 2011/01/31 at 14:52
The fully expanding wine trade in China is whetting the appetite of counterfeiters. It is within the int...

Interview with Paul Ranjard, Chairman of the Intellectual Property Working Group of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

The 2011/01/31 at 09:21
Known for its strong economic growth, China also stands out as a champion in counterfeiting. Western inv...

Vineet Nayar, an anti-machiavelli?

The 2010/11/30 at 13:48
It’s a gutsy strategy to put employees before clients and to broadcast the fact loud and clear. Yet this approach seems to pay off. HCL Technologies, a giant in the Indian IT sector can attest to this: in th...

Ranjan Mathai, Ambassador of India in France - A promised land for French enterprises

The 2010/11/30 at 13:37
France is ranked tenth out of countries investing in India, with 1.15 billion euros and 750 French enter...

Southeast Asian Chambers of Commerce - 3G network: Thailand lags behind

The 2010/11/30 at 10:02
3G mobile phones have been available in Thailand for close to two years, but the introduction of the so-...

2010 UNCTAD report - A spurt of foreign investment

The 2010/10/28 at 14:12
While investors are still wary of the crisis, their confidence is expected to return in the near future....

Australian Chamber of Commerce - Climate change debate relaunched

The 2010/10/28 at 12:41
Back on the agenda of Australian politics, the question of attributing a price to carbon, through the in...

Thai Chamber of Commerce - Map ta Phut: industrialists relieved, ecologists disappointed

The 2010/10/28 at 12:32
After a one-year freeze, the Central Administrative Court has given the green light to the recommencemen...

Interview with Jacques de Boisséson, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China

The 2010/09/02 at 09:01
At the start of summer, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China published its Business Confidenc...

French Chamber of commerce in Japan: maximising green growth

The 2010/06/29 at 10:19
Five large member companies of the CCIFJ launched a Green Business Committee this year. The aim: to info...

The thai economy weighed down by political crisis

The 2010/05/31 at 08:23
Tourists and business people deserted the centre of Bangkok for two months when the conflict broke out. ...

Carbon tax in Indonesia - Industrialists and NGOs sceptical

The 2010/04/01 at 12:45
The third largest producer of gases with greenhouse effects is innovating. The Indonesian delegation to ...

David Michaelis, President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce: "

The 2010/02/25 at 10:42
Satisfied with a government decision to postpone its Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the Australian C...

Learning to manage intercultural affairs in Thailand

The 2009/12/28 at 11:57
Learning to run a business “Thai style” can prove trying for foreign entrepreneurs new to the Land of Sm...

European Union Gateway Programme: Japan and Korea

The 2009/11/30 at 09:59
Japanese and Korean economic dynamism is attracting European businesses. The EU Gateway Programme provid...

Arnaud Dupont, participant in the ETP Korea Programme: “A unique experience”

The 2009/11/30 at 09:55
Arnaud Dupont, 29, former participant in the Korea Executive Training Programme, November 2007-October 2...

ETP Japan and ETP Korea: objective Asia

The 2009/11/30 at 09:47
The Korea and Japan Executive Training Programmes (ETP) aim to provide a solid cultural and linguistic f...

Julius Daujotas, METP graduate: “The best way to succeed in China”

The 2009/11/30 at 09:42
Julius Daujotas, 32, graduate of the China programme run by the METP (Managers Exchange and Training Pro...

Managers Exchange and Training Programme: objective China

The 2009/11/30 at 09:33
The European Commission is funding a major training programme in China with a view to helping executives...

Ralf Wallau, participant in the WCM Programme - “The Japanese example gave me new ideas”

The 2009/11/30 at 09:28
Ralf Wallau, 45, former participant in the WCM (World Class Manufacturing, June-July 2009) ProgrammeFunc...

Didier Landaud, participant in the HRTP Programme: “A true immersion in Japanese life”

The 2009/11/30 at 09:21
Didier Landaud, 57, former participant in the HRTP (Human Resources Training Programme, Autumn 2004)Func...

Industrial cooperation: Objective Japan

The 2009/11/30 at 08:49
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation helps European businesses wishing to develop their commer...

Foreign Chambers in Thailand: human resources and the economic crisis

The 2009/10/28 at 10:11
To gauge the impact of the crisis on human resources, eight foreign Chambers of Commerce based in Thaila...

Japan: far East

The 2009/03/31 at 08:48
Communicating and maintaining relations with Japan require great efforts at adapting from Westerners. Se...

Annie Cattan: "The Chinese are very pragmatic and do not make long-term projects"

The 2009/03/31 at 08:16
Developing an activity in China requires networking skills. An entire art that is learned over time.

The gulf between professional and private life is small in India

The 2009/03/30 at 15:53
Quality and a low cost of manpower have attracted Western companies here. But to conquer the Indian mark...

European Chamber of Commerce in China: protectionist sirens

The 2009/03/30 at 10:48
It is thought that Chinese protectionism means a possible profit loss of 21 billion euros per year for E...

New Zealand Chambers of commerce: the benefits of change

The 2009/02/27 at 15:56
From March 2007 to March 2008, New Zealand’s inward foreign direct investment (FDI) amounted to 2 billio...

Australian Chambers of Commerce: seeking qualified immigrant

The 2009/02/02 at 10:32
In 2008, the Australian economy underwent its seventeenth year of continued growth. In this context, doe...

Australian Chambers of Commerce: preserving exports

The 2009/02/02 at 09:56
Exports, which generate 20% of the GDP, are expected to bring in an income of 505 million euros this year.

EU-Japan Centre: encouraging distribution

The 2008/11/28 at 13:55
Amongst the business programmes organised by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, each year t...

Mass retailing: trends in Japanese shops

The 2008/11/28 at 13:46
A fully evolving sector, mass retailing in Japan is losing its traditional models and leaders in favour ...

Asia-Pacific Chambers: turbulence zone

The 2008/10/29 at 12:08
The 24 countries of the asia-pacific zone were amongst the first to see their stock exchange rates plummet.

Tata Consultancy Services targets Europe and emerging countries

The 2008/07/03 at 14:21
Facing the heavy dive of the dollar, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), the Indian leader in computing ser...

Tata Consultancy Services: “We want to be listed in the world’s top ten”

The 2008/07/03 at 14:14
Interview with Subramaniam Ramadorai, PDG of TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), India’s computing and soft...

Start-ups: the gems of Indian software

The 2008/07/03 at 14:03
To fight against the Indian brain drain towards the United States, the Indian Institute of Technology is...

100 % Indian-made software

The 2008/07/03 at 13:54
India has well and truly proven its capacity to give birth to big names in software. Initially a subcont...

Pradeep Gupta, managing director of Cybermedia: “There is no lack of money for Indian entrepreneurs”

The 2008/07/03 at 13:25
Interview with Pradeep Gupta, managing director of Cybermedia, the prime Indian group specialising in th...

China: Equality between Chinese and foreign companies

The 2008/07/03 at 09:16
Three questions for… Hélène Rives, legal partner at Landwell & Partners, head of the China Business Grou...

Vietnam Chamber: acclaim from abroad

The 2008/05/27 at 13:33
Things are going well for Asia’s “Little Dragon.” According to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (VCCI), w...

New cycle of Executive Training Programme focusing on Japan and Korea

The 2008/04/02 at 11:18
How can European companies handle global expansion when their business reach often extends no further th...

Z Park: China’s computer science standard-bearer

The 2008/02/01 at 16:49
To the north of Peking, Zhongguancun Science Park, also known as the « Z Park », is home to multinationa...

Bangalore: the forefather of Asia’s Silicon Valleys

The 2008/02/01 at 14:36
Endowed with a thriving aeronautics cluster, Bangalore has attracted IT multinationals from all over the...

Made in India: information technology, mainspring of sustainable growth

The 2008/02/01 at 14:35
The Indian subcontinent trains 500,000 engineers a year – including 200,000 computer scientists. The gro...

Dalian: China undercuts the world in software

The 2008/02/01 at 13:38
Located on China’s Pacific coast, the city of Dalian is focusing on outsourcing IT services on behalf of...

Dalian: to keep salaries down, China is developing ever more Silicon Valleys

The 2008/01/29 at 13:38
We talked to Yang Dong,Vice-President of the DLSP(Dalian Software Park),the largest Silicon Valley-style...

Indonesian French Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Indonesia, “it’s now or never!”

The 2008/01/02 at 14:43
 At the end of November in Paris an Indonesian delegation exhibited the assets of the biggest archipelag...

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce: the rush for energy

The 2008/01/02 at 13:34
They are worried in Mumbai. The city, like others in India, is a driving force behind the national econo...

Information technology: final sprint for Lenovo

The 2007/12/03 at 15:20
The Chinese manufacturer of PCs, laptops, servers and printers is putting the finishing touches to the 2...

Lenovo: “We aim to become a truly global group”

The 2007/12/03 at 15:20
Lenovo, the largest supplier of personal computers in China and one of the highest ranking in terms of s...

Korea: investing in reunification

The 2007/12/03 at 15:19
South Korea is renowned for its mastery of the technologies of the future, while North Korea is one of t...

Third economic Forum of Islands of the Indian Ocean

The 2007/12/03 at 14:20
The third economic Forum of Islands of the Indian Ocean attracted 200 participants. Members of the polit...

Australian Chamber of Commerce: notice to the new Parliament

The 2007/12/03 at 14:19
At the end of November, the Australians elected a new Parliament. In preparation for this, last October,...

Euro RSCG India: the changing face of Indian advertising

The 2007/11/03 at 13:57
Part of the Euro RSCG Worldwide network, Euro RSCG India places its knowledge of the Indian market and c...

The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce: new blood for APEC?

The 2007/10/01 at 12:48
40% of the world’s population and 48% of world trade. This is what APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperati...

The Japanese Government opens the doors to investment

The 2007/07/27 at 13:28
Created in 1958 in Tokyo, Jetro, the Japanese External Trade Organisation’s initial brief was to promote...

Japan: a leader in eco-industry

The 2007/07/10 at 15:17
Japan has established a world-leading position in the hybrid car sector. But, in terms of fuel cell tech...

Japanese cars: innovation as a central facet

The 2007/07/09 at 15:16
Innovation is a central facet of the activities of automotive manufacturers. Thanks to a number of origi...

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