As the driving forces of European-Asian trade and economic relations, Germany and China have gradually intensified their mutual economic partnership over recent years. NRW is the No. 1 investment location in Germany with more than 1,000 Chinese companies based in the state. The "Business and Investors Forum China" provides Chinese investors with a professional platform for mutual exchange, as well as with German companies. Since 2011, the Forum has successfully established itself and enjoys an excellent reputation among Chinese and German business representatives and multipliers.
The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.INVEST and the economic development agency Business Metropole Ruhr and Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftsförderung Duisburg jointly organized the Business and Investors Forum China in Duisburg on 19 Octorber 2017. More than 500 top company decision-makers, technology experts and economic politicians from China and Germany gathered at the event, which took place under the auspices of NRW Minister President Armin Laschet and the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in the Federal Republic of Germany, Shi Mingde.
Economics Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinktwart opened the event. During further discussions, representatives of renowned corporations and Startusp from China and Germany talked about future potentials of digitization.
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