Duisburg, Germany • China – Germany/North Rhine-Westphalia: Strong economic partners together!
The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.INVEST and the economic development agency Wirtschaftsförderung metropoleruhr jointly organized the Business and Investors Forum China in Duisburg on 13 November 2015. Around 400 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 Hannelore Kraft and the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in the Federal Republic of Germany, Shi Mingde.
Economics Minister Garrelt Duin opened the event with a political panel discussion on the relevant issues that characterize the cooperation between the two states today and in the future. This was followed by three rounds of discussions with senior representatives from business and politics on the following topics:
- Investment location North Rhine-Westphalia – New opportunities in the Ruhr Metropolis
- Environmental technologies made in NRW – Business opportunities with China
- Ruhr Metropolis – Logistics hub in Europe