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China-EU investment relations: Exploring competition and industrial policies

This is a closed-door workshop jointly organised by MERICS and Bruegel looking at China-EU investment relations.

Date: September 9, 2019, 8:30 am Topic: Banking and capital markets

This close-door round table, jointly organised by MERICS and Bruegel, will focus on on China-EU investment relations with special attention to competition and industrial policies

In particular, the discussion will center around the following topics:

  • European Investment in China
  • China’s opening up to foreign competition
  • China’s M&A and greenfield investment into Europe
  • Chinese players in the European single market: competition issues
  • How does China may affect EU ideas on competition and industrial policy?
  • Competitive neutrality: how to define it and how relevant for Europe’s investment relations with China

This event is still under development.

This is an invitation-only event open only to Bruegel’s members and selected experts.

Schedule

Sep 9, 2019

08.30-09.00

Check-in and breakfast

09.00-10.00

Session 1: EU-China investment relations

Miguel Ceballos Barón, Deputy Head, Cabinet of EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström

Alicia García-Herrero, Senior Fellow

Xu Sitao, Chief Economist, China; Partner, Deloitte

10:00-11:00

Session 2: Competition and industrial policy in China and the EU

Yi Huang, Associate Professor & Pictet Chair in Finance and Development, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Mikko Huotari, Executive Director, MERICS

11:00

End

Speakers

Miguel Ceballos Barón

Deputy Head, Cabinet of EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström

Alicia García-Herrero

Senior Fellow

Mikko Huotari

Executive Director, MERICS

Yi Huang

Associate Professor & Pictet Chair in Finance and Development, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Xu Sitao

Chief Economist, China; Partner, Deloitte

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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