Lunch-meeting: Building a Successful Plant in Weihai Thursday 16 April 2015 – 12h to 14h00 - Gent back to events

Date: 16/04/2015 - 16/04/2015
Where: Gent
Type: FCCC events
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The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the Weihai EU Office in Ghent are organizing an information meeting on ‘Building a Successful Plant in Weihai, Shandong Province’.  This meeting will take place on Thursday April 16th at 12h00 at the Voka Box, Lammerstraat 18, 9000 Gent.


Representatives from the Weihai Economic and Technological Development Zone will offer an insight into the economic environment and main sectors for investing in the Zone and the EU-China (Weihai) Industrial Park. In addition, Bekaert will also share their experiences of building a successful plant in this zone.


Weihai City is a coastal city in Shandong. Located south of downtown Weihai, Weihai Economic and Technological Development Zone (Weihai ETDZ) was set up by the State Council in 1992. The pillar industries of Weihai ETDZ are electronics, pharmaceuticals, automobile parts, textiles, machinery, food processing, ICT and Environmental Protection Technology. It consists of several industrial zones, including Export Processing Zone (Weihai EPZ), Harbor Industrial Park and EU-China (Weihai) Industrial Park. The EU-China (Weihai) Industrial Park was set up in 2012 and covers an area of 14.4 sq km. 


The City of Weihai and the City of Ghent have a sister city agreement, while the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the City of Weihai have a longstanding cooperation agreement.


The programme for this lunch-meeting is as follows:


12h00   Welcome by Mrs Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director FCCC

12h05   Presentation on the advantages of investing in Weihai Economic and Technological Development                Zone by Mr Qiao Jun, Director of the Weihai ETDZ

12h35   Presentation on the experiences of Bekaert investing in Weihai ETDZ by Mr Patrick De Keyzer,                    Senior Vice President Technology, Rubber Reinforcement Platform, Bekaert

If you are interested in attending this event, please register online by Wednesday April 15, 2015.


We look forward to meeting you at this event.