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Join us either in person at the venue in Chengdu or virtually online, for an engaging and insightful hybrid seminar main-organized by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China, and co-hosted by the AmCham China - Southwest China, and we are excited to present an opportunity for you to delve into the dynamic landscape of business expansion and investment in Chengdu/Chongqing and the greater Southwest region. This seminar will bring together esteemed speakers from various sectors to discuss the strategic advantages that have propelled Swedish and international companies to choose Southwest as their destination for growth.

We are honored to welcome prominent speakers to shed light on these topics:

  • PwC: Delve into the realm of foreign investment policies at a national and broader level. Understand the regulatory landscape that shapes business decisions in China.
  • Volvo Cars & AFRY: Gain exclusive insights from a leader in the automotive industry as they share their journey and vision in the Southwest region.
  • More to join...

The seminar will address key questions such as:

  • Investment Choices: Why have Swedish and international companies identified Chengdu and the Southwest as prime investment locations in China?
  • Regional Advantages: What unique comparative advantages does the Southwest offer in contrast to other regions in China? Discover the factors that make this area stand out for business development.
  • Real-World Insights: Learn from successful Swedish corporates that have already taken the leap. Get firsthand accounts of their experiences, challenges, and triumphs in navigating the business landscape of Chengdu and the Southwest.

Whether you represent a Swedish company contemplating expansion, a curious entrepreneur seeking growth opportunities, or an industry professional interested in gaining a comprehensive understanding of China' Southwest's appeal, this seminar is tailored for you. Join us to network, learn, and engage in discussions that bridge theory with real-world experiences. And Seize this chance to explore why Chengdu and the Southwest have become magnets for investment, and how your company can benefit from their unique offerings.

Kindly notice, SwedCham's visit to Southwest China trip will span both Chongqing (重庆)& Chengdu (成都) cities this time and over two days and we will visit Sandvik Coromant in Chongqing and Volvo Cars in Chengdu. You can choose to attend both days or one of the days, If you also wish to sign up for the Factory Tour to Volvo Cars in Chengdu, please click here. If you also wish to sign up for the Factory Tour to Sandvik Coromant in Chongqing, please click here.


27 September, 2023



09:00 - 10:30 (Beijing Time)


Liu Ying, Vice President of Government Affair, Volvo Cars

Jeffrey Bernstein, Co-chair Healthcare Committee and Initiative leader, AmCham China Southwest Chapter

Xiaowei Hao, Head of AFRY Chengdu and Anting

Kerry Zhu, Partner, Pwc (Chengdu Branch)




Offline ticket

Member 150 RMB

Non-Member 300 RMB

(Offline tickets including light breakfast)

Member "Southwest Trip" Package Price: 380 RMB

(Package ticket including 3 events during our 2-day Southwest trip with Sandvik Coromant Visit in Chongqing, Volvo Cars visit in Chengdu and Hybrid seminar in Chengdu)

Online ticket

Member 100 RMB

Non-member 200 RMB



MFG, Floor 12, WIFC, Dong Da Jie No.258, Jinjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province

MFG, 12层,西部国际金融中心(WIFC),锦江区东大街258号,成都市,四川省

Online: via Microsoft Teams, and the link will be sent to your email inbox 1 day prior the event starts.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend an event for which you have registered, please cancel your registration no later than three business day prior to the event. If you fail to notify us of your cancellation in a timely fashion, you will be charged for the event costs.

Fapiao (VAT Invoice)

Apply fapiao when purchasing a ticket, by inputting the Chinese entity name and tax ID (if the title is wrong, you will be unable to receive the Fapaio). Make sure your IT has whitelisted the domain "​. E-Fapiao will be sent to your e-mail within 7 days after completed event (check spam folder). If the fapiao can not be received, please provide an alternative email or contact

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Sponsors and Partners

Corporate Gold Partners

A special thanks to our Corporate Gold Partners for supporting the Swedish business community in China.

Corporate Silver Partners

A special thanks to our Corporate Silver Partners for supporting the Swedish business community in China.



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