The EU SME Centre is a European Union initiative that provides a comprehensive range of hands-on support services to European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), getting them ready to do business in China.
Our team of experts provides advice and support in four areas – business development, law, standards and conformity and human resources. Collaborating with external experts worldwide, the Centre converts valuable knowledge and experience into practical business tools and services easily accessible online. From first-line advice to in-depth technical solutions, we offer services through:
The EU SME Centre helps facilitate market access for European SMEs. Specifically, the Centre assists SMEs to establish, develop and maintain commercial activities in the Chinese market – through export and investment - particularly at the crucial early stages of their market penetration strategy.
The EU SME Centre is in phase IV implemented by four consortium partners and two associated partners who, through their knowledge and experience of the China market, guide the strategic development and management of the Centre.
Through their member networks and understanding of the local market, the implementing partners bring the Centre’s complementary services to a larger number of European SMEs across Europe and China.
Our four consortium partners are:
Our two associated partners are: