Economic mission headed by Prince Filip to the Peoples Republic of China and Hong Kong back to events


Date: 16/06/2007 - 16/06/2007
Where: Sheraton Hotel Shenyang Lido
Type: FCCC events
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CEO Roundtable Meeting in Shenyang – 20 June 2007

The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC), in cooperation with the Embassy of 
Belgium in the People’s Republic of China and the City of Shenyang, organized a CEO 
Roundtable Meeting on 20 June 2007 at the Sheraton Hotel Shenyang Lido in the presence of 
HRH Prince Philippe and Chaired by Baron Paul Buysse, Chairman of the Board of Bekaert. 
The theme of the roundtable was “Exchange of views on future relations between Belgium and 
Liaoning/Shenyang”. 


Speakers included Baron Paul Buysse, Belgium's Secretary of State for Administrative Reform Vincent Van Quickenborne and Vice-Mayor of Shenyang Song Qi. 


During the Q&A session, Kang Baohua, President of the Shenyang Yuanda Enterprise Group gave an energizing speech. 


Selected Belgian companies had the opportunity to network with CEOs and Directors of leading Chinese companies based in Shenyang.

Seminar “How to do business in Shenyang” – 20 June 2007

The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) organized a seminar on how to do 
business in Shenyang on June 20 in the Sheraton Shenyang Lido Hotel during the economic 
mission led by HRH Prince Philippe. 
Presentations of investment policies in selected development zones and an account of Bekaert's practical experience on the ground gave participants a better insight in how to set up their business in Shenyang. 
The seminar also provided an excellent opportunity for further developing contacts and meeting the 'right guanxi' in Shenyang. 


The seminar was chaired by Baron Paul Buysse, Chairman of the Board of Bekaert. Mr Dong Feng, Deputy Director of the People's Government of Tiexi District and Deputy Director of the Administration Committee of Shenyang's Economic and Technological Development Area talked about the advantages of investing in Tiexi District. Mr Herman Vandaele, President of Bekaert Asia presented a practical experience of investing in the Tiexi District. Shenyang Vice Mayor Song Qi presented his conclusions to the seminar. 
The seminar was followed by a cocktail with HRH Prince Philippe and HRH Princess Mathilde 
and a visit to Tiexi District.