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SwedCham, together with the DCCC is proud to host this exclusive breakfast event with China analyst, Mr. Erlend Ek. This will be one of the first analysis events of the Two Sessions (两会), in Beijing, immediately following their close. To provide insights and analysis, Mr. Erlend Ek, who is head of research on international trade at China Policy, will steer you through all of the major takeaways of the Two Sessions.

The Two Sessions is the biggest annual political event in Chinese politics and this year it has garnered worldwide press attention, not least because of the amendments to the term limitations of the Chinese presidency under the constitution of the PRC. The question remains of how to appropriately analyze the outcomes of the sessions and how these will impact foreign trade and the international business environment in China.

To sketch out the bigger picture, Erlend Ek presents the major takeaways from this years Two Sessions meeting and guides you through the outcomes and their significance for foreign businesses and trade in China. This meeting presents a unique opportunity to get on top of the Two Sessions immediately after their close and prepare your business for the Chinese political landscape and the road ahead in 2018.
Erlend Ek is head of research on international trade at China Policy - a globally recognised research and strategic advisory, headquartered in Beijing. Erlend advises a global client network, his team tracks Chinese policy-making and debate on market access, investment, trade agreements and food security, mapping the strategic dimensions of trade policy. Erlend spent years following agriculture policy, and is known for his deep knowledge of and extensive reporting on trade in agricultural commodities.

When: Wednesday March 21st, from 09.00-11.00
Where: Water Room, Westin Hotel Beijing Chaoyang, 7 North Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
金茂北京威斯汀大饭店, 北京市朝阳区东三环北路 7 号
Price: 200 RMB for members and 400 RMB for non-members


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