USCBC meets with new head of Shanghai Commerce Commission

On September 4, the US-China Business Council Shanghai office briefed Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce Chairman Hua Yuan on the results of the 2019 USCBC Member Survey. Owen Haacke, chief representative of the US-China Business Council Shanghai office, and Melinda Xu, government affairs manager, shared that US-China tensions are impacting US companies operating in China and that while China continues to be a priority market for most of the companies, market optimism is moderating. USCBC member companies Emerson and eBay also joined and shared updates on their operations in China. Chairman Hua stated that Shanghai remains open and supportive of US investment and that he hopes to business community will play an active role in advocating for economic and trade relations to stabilize. He also shared the latest developments in Shanghai policies for foreign investment, noting the a recently released 70 measures to promote development of the services industry. 
 
Hua Yuan is the Party Secretary and Director of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, a position he has held since May of 2019. Prior to this appointment, he served as deputy Party Secretary and head of Fengxian District of Shanghai (2016-2019).

The Shanghai Commerce Commission also released a report on the meeting. 

On September 4, the US-China Business Council Shanghai office briefed Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce Chairman Hua Yuan on the results of the 2019 USCBC Member Survey. Owen Haacke, chief representative of the US-China Business Council Shanghai office, and Melinda Xu, government affairs manager, shared that the US-China is impacting US companies operating in China and that while China continues to be a priority market for most of the companies, market optimism is moderating. USCBC member companies Emerson and eBay also joined and shared updates on their operations in China. Chairman Hua stated that Shanghai remains open and supportive of US investment and that he hopes to business community will play an active role in advocating for economic and trade relations to stabilize. He also shared the latest developments in Shanghai policies for foreign investment, noting the a recently released 70 measures to promote development of the services industry. 
 
Hua Yuan is the Party Secretary and Director of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, a position he has held since May of 2019. Prior to this appointment, he served as deputy Party Secretary and head of Fengxian District of Shanghai (2016-2019).

The Shanghai Commerce Commission also released a report on the meeting. 

Event Details

When:
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:30am
Where:
Shanghai Commerce Commission
Shanghai
31
China

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Deadline:
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:30am
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