Opening Ceremony of the Weihai EU Office in Ghent, Belgium back to events


Date: 24/09/2013 - 24/09/2013
Where: Ghent
Type: FCCC events
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The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) and the Weihai Municipal Government held the official opening ceremony of the Weihai EU Office in Ghent on 24 September 2013.

 

The opening of this EU Office is the result of intense cooperation between the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) and the Weihai Foreign Investment Center. On this occasion, the city of Ghent and the city of Weihai signed a cooperation agreement. At the same time, the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the Weihai Foreign Investment Bureau also signed an MOU to promote cooperation between both sides. The Mayor of Weihai, Mrs Zhang Hui, outlined the investment environment in Weihai, Shandong province, where several Flemish companies such as Bekaert, Beaulieu and Weihai Golden Solar Thermal Industrials have a major investment.

 

Mr Bert De Graeve, Chairman, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce, CEO of Bekaert;
Mr Daniel Termont, Mayor of the City of Ghent, Province of East Flanders; and Mrs Zhang Hui, Mayor of Weihai City, Shandong Province, addressed the ceremony. Two MOU’s were also signed between the Weihai Foreign Investment Bureau and VITO and a second one between ECRAAL and the Weihai Foreign Investment Bureau.

 

The event was concluded by a networking reception attended by 120 participants. The meeting is organized with the support of Flanders Investment and Trade. Further information and an investment guide can be obtained at the FCCC: info@flanders-china.be.