New opportunities for Belgian industry and meeting with the Belgian consuls-general in Shanghai and Guangzhou 2013 back to events


Date: 30/01/2013 - 30/01/2013
Where: Antwerp
Type: FCCC events
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Delaware Consulting, De Wolf & Partners and Moore Stephens Verschelden, in collaboration
with the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) and the Benelux Chamber of
Commerce in Shanghai (BenCham), organized a presentation and debate on “China 2.0: New
opportunities for Belgian industry”, followed by a networking reception attended by the
consuls-general of Belgium in China at Havenhuis in Antwerp.

 

The event marked the launch of the BenCham Starter Kit for China, which contains everything
you need to know about setting up and growing your business in China. The valuable
information in the starter kit was written by experts currently living and working there.

 

Mr Stefaan Vanhooren, Vice-Chairman of the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the participants. Following an introduction by Mr Philippe Snel, Chairman BenCham in Shanghai, a panel discussion was held focussed on “Wherever there are challenges, there are opportunities.
What is China 2.0 and what does it mean to all of us?” with Andries Verschelden, Partner and
leader Global China Desk, Moore Stephens Verschelden China; Cathy Buggenhout, Consul-
General of Belgium in Shanghai; Bert Van Genechten, Managing Director, Delaware
Consulting China Shanghai-Suzhou; Stefaan Vanhooren, President, Agfa Graphics, Member
of the Executive Committee, Agfa-Gevaert Group; and Geert Roelens, CEO Beaulieu.
At the reception, there was an exchange of views and networking with the consuls-general.

 

A radio program with the speakers has been broadcast in Voor de dag on VRT Radio and can be downloaded on the following link:
http://www.radio1.be/programmas/vandaag/belgium-goes-china