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Chinese FDI in Europe and Germany: Preparing for a New Era of Chinese Capital



DATE: June 29, 2015
TIME: 12:30-14:30 – Lunch will be served at 12:30 after which the event begins at 13:00
LOCATION: Bruegel (Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels)

Chinese acquisitions and other direct investments in Europe are growing rapidly and have reached a new record high of 18bn USD in 2014.
The Lunchtime Workshop

“Chinese Foreign Direct Investment: the European Policy Agenda”
on June 29th, 12.45 pm at Bruegel (Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels)

will kick off with an update on Chinese investments in Europe, based on a new report by the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) and the Rhodium Group.

Experts from institutions, business and academia will discuss the policy agenda from a European perspective, including the EU-China Bilateral Investment Agreement and other potential areas such as a more coherent national security review process and state aid disciplines.

Speakers are 

  • Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group, New York and Senior Policy Fellow, Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin
  • Mikko Huotari, Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin
  • Alicia Garcia Herrero, Visiting Fellow, Bruegel
  • Luca Silipo, ECOSYS

Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Manager – matilda.sevon(at)

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